Executive Assistantat NZ Ministry of Education
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

The role provides full executive management support to the Associate Deputy Secretary - Curriculum, Pathways & Progress including diary and workflow management, advice, and administrative and planning support.

As part of the Office of the Associate Deputy Secretary team, you will join a group of highly capable and supportive colleagues who are actively contributing to the future of tamariki throughout New Zealand.

Please note there is further information in the attached Job Description.

Mōhou ake About you

You will have proven significant experience relative to the role and have a professional attitude. You will be an experienced, confident, and competent Executive Assistant who knows what it takes to support a Senior Leader.

You will have experience with diary and email management, travel bookings and logistics management. You will also have experience analysing and disseminating information to others, preparing papers for the Associate Deputy Secretary and working with others to assist in managing work required by the Associate Deputy Secretary and the Curriculum, Pathways & Progress leadership team.

You will also offer :

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for all audiencesAdvanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, specifically in-depth knowledge using Outlook and the ability to triage emails
  • The ability to prioritise and manage several competing tasks
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Resilience to deal with pressure in a professional manner
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and maintain resilience in a constantly changing environment.
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Knowledge of and experience of the Machinery of Government and / or public sector.
  • You're hard working, fun, resilient, discrete, reliable, flexible and loads more!

    If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you!

    Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? Are you ready to make a difference?

    We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.

    As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector. We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.

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