Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief Executive at Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga - The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) leads Aotearoa - New Zealand's housing and urban development work programme.
We envisage a New Zealand with thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home – that is our purpose and the main reason we come to work every day.
We are a Ministry with people at its heart – both the people we seek to support and those who join us and commit to making a difference for their whānau, communities and New Zealand.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
As an Executive Assistant (EA) at HUD, you will work closely with your leader, your group's leadership team and the Senior Leadership Team EA team.
You will have the opportunity to work with great people, experience leadership first hand and make a real contribution to our critical work.
We currently have two Executive Assistant (EA) roles supporting either the:
- Director – Office of the Chief Executive (OCE), or
- Deputy Chief Executive – Intelligence and System Direction
From time to time, the EA to the Director - OCE will also provide support to the EA to the Chief Executive.
The day-to-day environment will be fast-paced and varied, with responsibilities ranging from diary, email and travel management, through to being called on to provide guidance and insights into group and HUD-wide matters.
In return, we're interested in hearing from high-performers who can think on their feet, pivot as plans and priorities change and pride themselves on being people and information connecters.
Ō wheako, ō pukenga | About you
A natural organiser, you'll have great time management skills, be able to multi-task and prioritise work effectively, and thrive on always being two steps ahead. Your sound judgement and decision-making skills mean you will know when to take ownership or escalate matters on behalf of your leader.
You will have a well-attuned risk radar, excellent relationship management skills, and be comfortable navigating complex interactions with stakeholders with tact, and cultural awareness.
Your desire to be involved in the organisation, on both a work front and as an engaged member of our HUD whanau, means you will have a greater understanding of the work we do, the people you work with, and the people our work makes a difference to.
The role would suit someone who is comfortable working in an agile and changing environment.
You'll also bring to the role:
- A proven track record of delivering quality support in a dynamic environment
- The ability to maintain balance between the day-to-day demands, and the urgent
- Demonstrated problem-solving skills with the ability to think outside the square
- Clear and concise communicator of information - both in oral and written format
- Strong relationship management and influencing skills
- Tact and diplomacy and the ability to manage sensitive information
- Wide ranging experience in administration systems and processes
What we can offer you:
- Flexible working policy to give work/life balance
- A positive and supportive team environment where participation is valued
- We encourage fresh thinking and ideas from people who want to make a difference
- Engaging employee-led people networks that celebrate diversity, provide safe spaces, and encourage thought-leadership
- An opportunity to learn and immerse yourself in a kaupapa that puts Māori at the heart of what we do.
We have a stepped remuneration framework where salary movement happens though defined step increases within a role salary band. Appointment to a step within the salary range will depend on the experience and skills the person brings to the role which will be better known following a recruitment process including an interview.
The salary range is $82,558 (step 1) to $100,904 (step 13). Salaries automatically move up a step on an annual basis.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please click on the APPLY button to be directed to the application page, from here you can upload your CV and cover letter. Please note, while applications close 3 October 2022, we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.
Please let us know if you have a preference for either role, otherwise you will be considered for both roles.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.
For further inquiries please contact James Brodey – email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Housing and Urban Development|
|Position type:||Full Time - Permanent|
|Attachment:||RD_EA to DCE_Feb 2022 (1).docx (Word, 107KB)
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