Business Assistant at Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Auckland Central
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Looking for a new role for 2023 where you can make a difference?
- Rewarding work, showcase your skills by supporting this busy team
- Permanent role, located on a main bus route in central Auckland
Everybody should have a place to live that is warm, dry, safe, stable and affordable, with access to the support they need to live healthy, successful lives. Our people value the challenge of working to solve big problems in our housing system and making a difference to the quality of peoples housing and wellbeing.
Mō'te'tūnga'| About the role
The Housing Supply team within HUD is focused on the delivery of much needed new public and transitional housing across New Zealand through transitional housing and Community Housing Providers. The Housing Supply team of 24 staff is located across two offices (Wellington and Auckland).
You will be a self-starter, taking a customer-centric approach to your work, comfortable working in a complex, fast-moving environment, you will engage with stakeholders from across the business, as well as external commercial and government contacts daily. Your ability to build effective relationships with others to ensure a consistent flow of information between these stakeholders will be key to your success in this role. You will be well supported within to role by other Business Assistants withing the Housing Group.
Some of your responsibilities will include supporting the Manager of the Housing Supply team with diary management, drafting responses, responding to ministerial requests, acting as a first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, arranging travel, processing invoices. You will also support the the wide team as required. You will also take a lead role in projects like teams days and supporting team culture.
The salary range for this role is $61,370-$75,007 and will be appointed to align with your experience.
Ō'wheako, ō pukenga | About you
A proactive self-starter, you will be comfortable working as part of the team, or independently. With an eye for detail, you will keep your finger on the pulse regarding team and business priorities and triage these accordingly for the manager's attention.
Ideally, you'll come from an environment that requires you to take the initiative when dealing with day to day prioritising of action points or related business activities. The role engages with a broad range of stakeholders, therefore your ability to work well and get people on board to ensure outcomes and organisational priorities are met will be essential to your success in this role.
Your background and experience will include:
- Previous Personal Assistant or administrative experience
- Ability to prioritise
- A self-starter who takes responsibility for their own work
- Good relationship management skills including the ability to navigate complex or delicate matters with both internal and external stakeholders and senior leadership
- Proven ability to develop trust, credibility, and achievement within teams
- Wide ranging experience in administration systems and processes including Microsoft Office 365 products
- Experience and knowledge of Māori Tikanga and Te Reo would be an advantage.'
What we can offer you:
- Flexible working policy to give work/life balance
- Engaging employee-led people networks that celebrate diversity, provide safe spaces, and encourage thought-leadership
- Cloud -based technology that allows for joined up, cohesive collaboration
- Wellbeing initiatives, tools and courses, and a discounted health insurance scheme
- Open minds - we aren't afraid of change and encourage fresh approaches and ideas from people who want to make a difference
- We have a stepped remuneration framework where salary movement happens though defined step increases within a role salary band. Salaries automatically move up a step on an annual basis.'
Mō mātou |'About us
Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga reflects the intention of 'the foundation for a treasured home'. The name comes from the Māori whakatauki (proverb) 'he kura kāinga e hokia, he kura tangata e kore e hokia', - 'a treasured home will endure, not so a treasured person'. It carries with it a strong connection to our purpose:'he kāinga ora, he hapori ora'- thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home. The importance of ensuring the wellbeing of people within the home, and our connection with the land - acknowledges the generations of people who have always called this place 'home' - and affirms our commitment to delivering for future generations of New Zealanders.
Our values shape how we work together: Wānangatia - Curiosity, Arohatia - Empathy, and Kōkiritia - Drive.
'''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'Sunday 11 December 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.
Interviews for this position will be held on 14/15 December 2022.
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 email
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Housing and Urban Development|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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