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Executive Co-ordinator

Controller and Auditor - General
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Executive Co-ordinator

The Office of the Auditor-General | Te Mana Arotake(the Office) is focused on significantly enhancing its influence and impact on the public sector to deliver better results for Aotearoa New Zealand. The Office is dedicated to making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders. Over the next few years, we're expecting to deliver more outputs, and we want our work to have greater impact in the future.

We're growing our proactive, professional, and effective support function and looking for competent Executive Co-ordinators to assist our senior leaders in the Audit Quality and Corporate Services teams.

The Executive Co-ordinators will deliver timely and highly professional administration and secretarial support to their Assistant Auditor-General and team. To facilitate the smooth running of the team, you will be responsible for accurate and proactive diary management, co-ordinating and supporting governance and working groups, monitoring workflows, and tracking the delivery of key programmes.

To be successful in the role, you should have:

  • extensive experience providing high-level secretarial and administrative support for people in managerial positions;
  • advance desktop skills, including the Microsoft Office suite;
  • experience working in an environment that requires a high level of discretion, sensitivity, and interpersonal interaction; and
  • effective oral and written communication skills.

Our benefits

  • Learning and development opportunities
  • We support flexible working
  • A unique operating environment with Parliament

What we stand for

People matter | Our independence is critical | We act with integrity and courage | We're here to make a difference

We need a more diverse workforce that reflects contemporary New Zealand. We strongly welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process. 

It is preferable that you're able to gain and maintain a Confidential national security clearance. Ordinarily, this means that you must be a New Zealand citizen, be a permanent resident, or hold a current residency class visa and intend to become a citizen when eligible. You must have a five-year checkable background in NZ, UK, USA, Canada, or Australia.

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or

To find out more about us, see our website:

You must apply online through (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).

Applications close Monday 27 January 2020.




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