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Executive Assistant - HRG

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

A unique and exciting opportunity to work for The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. 

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to join the Human Resources Group to provide support to the Deputy Secretary.

If you have demonstrated experience in providing support to a senior leader and can bring order to a busy working environment, then I want to hear from you.

This role requires excellent relationship management skills as you will be interacting with senior level managers both within MFAT and externally.  You will have a reputation for being the go-to person, who exceeds all expectations whilst juggling multiple priorities and deadlines. 

Day to day duties including but will not be limited too

  • Diary management
  • Booking travel
  • Coordinating team functions 
  • Reporting
  • Screening calls
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Meeting agendas 
  • Liaising with the other Executive Assistants to ensure MFAT's leadership gets the support it needs.

Key Requirements for this Role:

  • Demonstrated experience providing executive support for a senior leader
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent relationship management and communications skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Flexible enough to deal with changing priorities and completing demands
  • Anticipates what will be required of them and the Deputy Secretary
  • Can do attitude 


How to apply:

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Applications close 9am, 27 March 2019

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