Executive Assistantat Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Christchurch, NZ
4d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

  • Support the Executive Director of Planning, Funding and Decision Support
  • Fixed Term Full Time Role, from 8th of November till 23rd of December 2021
  • Be part of the Executive Team in the Corporate Office
  • Our Purpose : What We re Here For

    When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you re part of something very special. We re world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we re always striving to Make It Better.

    From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care, we plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.

    And we re all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.

    The Role : What This Opportunity s All About

    We are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to work alongside our Executive Director of Planning, Funding and Decision Support.

    This role is fixed term for 7 weeks and will require you to hit the ground running. Ideally you should have experience working as an executive assistant in a corporate office and government experience would be highly advantageous.

    You will be enthusiastic, have a professional approach in all that you do and enjoy working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

    Having an oversight across all projects led by our Executive Director means there s so much potential for you to contribute to the transformation happening across our organisation.

    From you :

  • Experience working closely with professionals at an executive level
  • Ability to adapt and change focus under pressure in a fast-paced office
  • Strong relationship building skills and a personable demeanor in all communications out of the Executive Director of Planning, Funding and Decision Support s office
  • Pride yourself on your confidentiality and professionalism
  • Extremely high attention to detail is an absolute must
  • The role :

  • Manage constant conflicting priorities
  • Proactive stakeholder relationship management
  • Act and communicate on behalf of the Executive Director
  • Actively manage future milestones
  • Plan and manage events, workshops and seminars
  • As a self-aware individual you will bring with you your excellent communication skills combined with equally impressive time management abilities and a natural aptitude to influence and negotiate.

    You will be a problem solver, and will be capable of performing and maintaining a positive attitude under occasional periods of pressure.

    You will have the skills to make a dynamic fast paced job look easy, whilst at the same time providing you with the challenges of this key position within the Canterbury Health System.

    Our Culture : What Matters To Us

    Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

    Putting people at the heart of all we do

    For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we re putting our own people at the centre of everything we do.

    Because health is ultimately all about people. What s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do.

    What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.

    Belonging Here : Becoming Part of Our Story

    Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

    We hope you ll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn t a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!

    If this particular role isn t for you, we do have other similar opportunities - please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.

    Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

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