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Executive Assistant

Ministry of Health
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Job Description

  • Utilise your creativity and organisational ability
  • Be part of a great team, work with a supportive manager
  • Wellington based


Are you an enthusiastic natural administrator, self-motivated, deadline-driven, superstar with a can-do attitude.


We have a kaitiaki role across the Ministry – protecting and looking after our organisation so we have great people, processes and technology.


The Executive Assistant will provide professional high quality, timely support to our Chief Technology Officer.  You will be actively collaborating and enaging with colleagues inside and outside the Minsitry as part of your job.


We offer job satisfaction, a vibrant manager and interesting work within a client based internal focused ICT team.  We see our role as helping the Ministry build a better health service for all New Zealanders. 


To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated, organised, effective time manager who is passionate about helping people.   As a savvy operator you'll be able to build relationships to get things done.  You'll be part of the broader management team, attend meetings and take minutes, capturing key points for action.  A keen eye and ear for attention to detail is important in this role.  You will really enjoy being our ‘go to' person, supporting the leadership team and wider group with queries relating to administrative responsibiliites.  No day is the same, so you will need to be comfortable to work at pace and manage a variety of activities to help the team achieve its team goals.


As kaitiaki of our health and disability system, the Ministry of Health is here to ensure all New Zealanders are being well served – and that work is incredibly rewarding.


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Advertising for this role closes on 23 October 2019.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures.  In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all.  Therefore, please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.  You can contact us at if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.


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