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Team Assistant - Office of the Executive & Communications

The Treasury
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Team Assistant - Office of the Executive & Communications  

Do you have what it takes to be a Team Assistant in the Office of the Executive?

  • Are you interested in supporting senior leaders in a fast-paced environment?
  • Can you add real value and think outside the professional administrative box?
  • Do you continuously look for new ways to lend support and make improvements?

The Treasury is the New Zealand Government's lead economic and financial advisor. Our vision is to be a world-leading Treasury working towards higher living standards for New Zealanders.

As a Team Assistant (TA) it is your responsibility to provide exemplary administrative and coordination support to leaders and their teams to keep them running at full speed which allows them to fully focus on producing their outputs in order to achieve the Treasury's desired outcomes. This TA role is situated in the Office of the Executive (OE) & Communications team and provides high level support to the Chief of Staff and shared support to the Team Leader OE and the Manager, Communications & Engagement.

This isn't your everyday team and you're more than your average TA. This is key support role at the core of the Treasury where you will have a front row seat to the inner workings of a central government agency. You're a talented and enthusiastic administrative professional who thrives in a busy and dynamic environment. You adapt quickly to a change and can juggle multiple shifting priorities. You can confidently work closely to support senior leaders and can adapt to a number of different working styles. Our leaders and team will appreciate your initiative, your can-do attitude and your ability to deliver time and time again. This is a forward facing role where you will interact and build relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

The Role

  • Email/diary management and preparing day packs
  • Coordinating meetings and liaising with stakeholders including the Ministers' offices
  • Building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing cover for the EA to the Secretary and be an active member of the support network
  • Maintaining and updating reports, documents and processes
  • Developing and formatting a range of correspondence including Treasury Reports and Aide Memoirs
  • Resource, finance, HR and travel administration

About You:

  • You're agile and respond resiliently in a re-active work environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills who enjoys building great relationships
  • Organised, efficient with the ability to work at pace and prioritise shifting priorities effectively
  • Friendly, approachable, professional team player who enjoys working collaboratively
  • Strong desire for continued learning with a desire to stretch your administrative capabilities
  • Pro-active attitude with the ability to think on your feet
  • Fantastic problem solver with a knack for asking the right questions
  • You bring energy and enthusiasm and love what you do!
  • High level of emotional maturity and the ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion

We Can Offer:

  • Interesting and varied work with the opportunity to see how the Secretary and Executive Leadership Team (ELT) operate
  • Exposure to tasks related to a wide range of policy and corporate issues
  • The on-going support of a wider support network
  • A commitment to providing work and training opportunities that support your development

The Team

The work of OE provides support to the Chief Executive and the Executive Leadership Team as well as managing the Treasury's relationship with the Ministers' offices. The Communications team plays an important role to help ensure the Treasury is recognised as trusted, credible and influential.

To apply, please click the 'apply now' button and follow the online process to register and submit your online application.

Applications close - Wednesday 24th January. All applications must be made online.

You will be able to indicate on your online application whether you're also interested in hearing about other TA roles in other Treasury directorates.

Please see the attached Job Description for further detail and for more information please contact Anabelle Alis, Team Leader, Administration & Ministerial Advisory

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