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Personal Assistant, People and Property

Housing New Zealand Corporation
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Bay of Plenty - Tauranga
Bay of Plenty
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Full-time, fixed-term role (until June 2020)
  • Based in our Tauranga office
  • Annual salary of $56,375 plus five weeks' annual leave (pro rata)

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

Our vision is 'building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders.' To help us achieve this, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Personal Assistant for the Regional Manager People and Property, based in our Tauranga office. In this role you will be responsible for assisting the Regional Manager to achieve their objectives by managing their workflow and liaising with Managers, staff and external contacts on their behalf.

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 a Personal Assistant in a similar role.

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.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Experience working as a PA for a Senior Manager in a large organisation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional and calm approach under pressure
  • Proven ability to identify and manage key stakeholders
  • A proactive, enthusiastic and energetic approach and able to work with minimal supervision

What we offer

We offer competitive salaries and 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 at

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, visit

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 48110GJO.

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 11.55pm on Thursday, 27 June 2019.

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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