Executive Support and Researcher for Kahurangi Carter MP at Parliamentary Service, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ringa Tautoko, Kairangahau - Parliamentary Executive Support and Researcher
Bring your first-class support and research experience to the heart of Parliament in this diverse role.
Mō te tūnga - About the role:
At the core of this position, are two key elements: 1) to provide exceptional administrative and 2) research support to Kahurangi Carter MP. Moreover, this position is responsible for ensuring that critical administrative functions related to the smooth running of the member's Parliamentary life (such as diary management and travel) are actively managed. In addition, the incumbent is also responsible for providing the member with research and briefings on issues of concern to the member. You'll be relied upon to provide your MP with research and briefings on their particular areas of interest (including waste minimisation, community, children, arts, culture and heritage, rainbow and Te Tiriti o Waitangi)
Based in the Parliamentary precinct in Wellington, working 40 hours per week you'll be working to support the very machinery of Aotearoa New Zealand's democracy.
Tō kete - What you will bring to the role:
We are looking for someone who has a passion for Parliament and has previous experience in executive office administration and expertise in research. If you do not have experience in this area, but you can quickly develop the rest of the skills required, we can provide you with the support, mentorship and training you need to succeed in this role. A background or understanding in areas such as waste minimisation, community, children, arts and culture, rainbow and Te Tiriti o Waitangi would be a bonus. You will be known for your strong attention to detail, initiative, and ability to quickly come up to speed.
Some other elements that you'll bring to the position are:
- actively shares information, ideas and experience with others
- rake accountability for results and processes within research work or projects as directed
- the ability to analyse issues with recognisable patterns and make independent decisions through considering precedents, referenced research or other solutions
Ngā haepapa - Responsibilities:
- Ensure the Member knows where they need to be, and when, through the organisation and coordination of the Member's diary, and ensure the Member is in possession of the required materials for meetings, which may include Select Committee papers and House Box.
- Support the development of policy and information gathering to provide research and advice to the Member and others in the Member's office(s)
- Ensure the smooth operation of the Member's role by providing administrative support where required (diary management, travel, and finance support)
- Coordinate administrative activities in the Member's office including those for meetings, functions and events; including collating invitations, arranging facilities and catering
He aha te pai o te mahi ki Te Ratonga Whare Pāremata? - Why work for Parliamentary Service?
- We actively represent our values of Accountability, Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga, Integrity and Empowerment.
- We offer a thorough induction, on-going development and excellent working conditions.
- We are proud of our He Ao Takitaki and Diversity and Inclusion strategies; we offer karakia, waiata, reo Māori opportunities and staff networks.
- We offer a range of benefits including five weeks annual leave, Eye and Hearing subsidies and a well-being payment.
As an employee of Parliamentary Service, you will be politically impartial in your role. You'll understand the political landscape and have a knack for taking everything in your stride. Things are changeable here so an appreciation for the environment and the ability to be calm, proactive and flexible will stand you in good stead.
The pay band for the role starts at $70,000 per annum and appointments will be based on skills and experience. All employees who work for MPs are employed on an 'events based' agreement, with your employment linked to your MP. This role is based in the Parliamentary precinct in Wellington, for 40 hours per week,
If you want to work in a role and environment unlike any other: one that is hugely rewarding and exciting with the chance to make a difference, please apply now.
Applications close at 9am on Monday, 4 December 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this job, please go to our job site https://careers.parliament.govt.nz/home and enter the job code 34653GJ.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Permanent - Full Time|
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