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Personal Assistant

Housing New Zealand Corporation
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Auckland - Auckland Central
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Permanent full time role
  • Based in our Greenlane Office
  • Salary - $56,375

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

Our Values - Kotahitanga | One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • we trust, each other and share ownership
  • we care, about each other as people
  • everyone's contribution, matters
  • we are humble and genuine
  • we continually learn and innovate

The role

As the Personal Assistant you will be responsible for assisting our National Senior Managers to achieve their objectives by managing their workflow and liaising with managers, staff and external contacts on their behalf. To shine in this role, you will be one step ahead of the Managers and be flexible to deal with constantly changing environments keeping track of the Manager's whereabouts and being able to contact them at any time.

You will be dealing with Senior Managers from Housing New Zealand and other government agencies as well as Ministers and their staff so it is essential you offer seasoned experience as Personal Assistant in a similar role, supporting a Senior Manager. Astuteness is imperative as you will be facilitating the flow of information in a consistently timely and efficient manner, identifying key stakeholders and proactively managing their requirements.

To be successful you will have relevant experience in managing complex administrative functions, including review and quality assurance of documents, document management and facilitation. You will also be highly organised and efficient with excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with the customer at the heart of what you do. Your impressive written and verbal communication skills will be essential in this role along with your high level of computer literacy and enthusiastic attitude.

What we offer

We offer five weeks annual leave for all new starters as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community we would love to hear from you. To learn more about us and the work we do click here

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 45385GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the HR Service Centre at

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday, 21 October 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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