Executive Assistant to Chief Executive
Tonkin & Taylor
Newmarket, NZ
5d ago

We have an exciting new opportunity for an EA to join us in our Auckland office!

The Executive Assistant role is a full-time permanent role based in the Auckland office and supports our Chief Executive.

This is your chance to support the execution of our strategy in what is an exciting time of change and growth for T+T and work in a place where you will make a real difference.

What you can expect to be doing in the role

  • Complex diary and email management
  • Understand the CE role requirements and be able to exercise judgement calls, prioritising meetings and emails and enabling the CE to be more effective in their role
  • Co-ordinate, organise and execute requirements for various leadership meetings including coordinating agenda, minutes and actions
  • Ensure that external commitments are planned and managed
  • Prepare and draft correspondence including emails, reports and documents
  • Provide event support and coordination
  • Work with other EAs to ensure continuity of support
  • Manage confidentiality and privacy of information that you have access to
  • Be able to negotiate and influence where required
  • Be innovative and creative in thinking through a range of issues and problems
  • Be able to multi-task, prioritise and react to issues that arise during the day whilst keeping calm and professional in demanding situations.
  • Displaying integrity and a professional approach with high levels of initiative, drive and collaboration is a must. This role requires you to demonstrate broad thinking across multiple business disciplines to support whole of business direction and needs.

    About you

    Success in this role requires : -

  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • High professional standards and excellent attention to detail
  • Experience in supporting leadership meetings
  • Proficient with extracting data from Deltek and presenting in a useful way
  • Be a team player
  • Adaptable, resilient and confident attributes
  • Analytical / Systematic thinker with a high level of emotional intelligence
  • Sound business acumen, versatile and a quick learner
  • Integrity and initiative
  • Proactive and approachable manner.
  • Tonkin + Taylor is a specialist, employee-owned New Zealand multi-disciplinary consultancy. We are renowned for our innovative solutions, exceptionally talented people and client delivery.

    If you are, or are aspiring to be, the best in your field and want to work in an innovative organisation then this represents a unique opportunity for you.

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    We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer and a member of Diversity Works.

    We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

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