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Personal Assistant to the Chair

Personal Assistant to the Chair

Personal Assistant to the Chair

Te Rūnanga Ā iwi o Ngāpuhi

Closing Date : 24 Jan 2020

Kia tū tika ai te whare tapu o Ngāpuhi
(That the sacred house of Ngāpuhi stands strong)

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi (the Rūnanga) is the parent organisation of three subsidiaries: Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services, Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi and Ngāpuhi Asset Holding Company.

Our role is to advance the cultural, social, environmental and economic interests of Ngāpuhi.  We reach out across Te Whare Tapu o Ngāpuhi (the sacred house of Ngāpuhi), strengthened by more than 100 hapū and marae, providing employment and training opportunities, welfare and health services, education scholarships, marae development funding and other support for our people.

We are looking for someone with a strong executive administration background who is experienced in  multi-tasking and prioritising work in what can be considered a high pressured environment.

About the Role:

  • This role directly reports to the Chair, Te Runanga A Iwi O Ngapuhi. 

About Responsibilities:

  • Executive Support to the Chair
  • Board Secretariat - Support and Liaison
  • Management Liaison
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

About Skills and Experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members and external partners.
  • A fluency in Te Reo Māori is required or the willingness to learn.
  • Proficiency in Windows, including MS Word, EXCEL and PowerPoint; data management systems knowledge is helpful.
  • Ability to learn new software such as Doodle polls and board portals.
  • Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner.
  • Ability to work independently, confidentially and with professional discretion.
  • Excellent writing, editing, grammatical, organisational, and research skills.
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people including colleagues of the CEO and Chair, staff, kaumātua kuia and others.
  • Excellent management, time-management, and problem-solving skills.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have plenty of initiative and be keen to make this role 'their own'
  • Be a strong administrator who has a proactive approach
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Have previous experience in a similar role 
  • Have a down to earth, team focused attitude 
  • Be proficient in Word, Excel & Power Point

All applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be considered for this role, please APPLY NOW by downloading an application form here and submitting it with your Cover Letter and CV to

For more information, click here to download the job description.

Applications close: Friday, 24th January 2020 at 5.00 pm.

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