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Executive Assistant to Regional Director (Permanent) Wellington

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description


EA to the Regional Director - Wellington


Permanent, Full-time opportunity


We are seeking an individual who recognises clients are central to our organisation, staff  are our number one asset and enabling people to be safe, strong and independent is our vision.


As Executive Assistant to the Regional Director Wellington you will often act as the first point of contact with people both internal and external, so reflecting these principles is essential in the role.


We are seeking someone who is self-managing, is comfortable juggling multiple deadlines and has an unflappable approach in stressful situations.  They will need to engage with a range of stakeholders and demonstrate smart, vibrant, and engaging communication skills. They will also need to be self-managing with the ability to keep things moving, without the direct input from your manager to ensure deadlines are met. 


The role involves providing diary and email management, organising stakeholder meetings, arranging travel and preparing documentation. You will also contribute to the wider regional team to ensure everything runs smoothly and all team systems and processes are as efficient as possible.


The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Experience with proactive diary management
  • Proficiency in using Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A reputation for being friendly, efficient and focussed on quality


How to apply 

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application form and submit your CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role.  Current MSD employees - please submit your online application at work via your myHR portal/MyHR Login/Careers.  All applications must be made online.


All internal and external candidates in your cover letter please ensure you address the Key Accountabilities in the Position Description and tell us why you would be a great EA to the Regional Director.  Your cover letter is an important part of our shortlisting process.


If you have any queries, please Rebecca Andrews on or (04) 917 7141.


Applications close Sunday 27th May 2018

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