Executive Assistant, Regional Partnerships & Operations Te Puni, Hamilton

Te Puni Kokiri

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Waikato

We have a new opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic Executive Assistant to support our new Deputy Chief Executive, Regional Partnerships & Operations Te Puni, based in our Hamilton office.

Reporting to the Director Operations, the Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing high calibre support to the Deputy Chief Executive as well as the teams within the Puni. 

The Deputy Chief Executive is responsible for formulating the work programme of the Executive Assistant (including who the position will provide support to) so that the work is most appropriately supported. 

There are three core areas of focus: 

  • to coordinate the activities of any assigned team/s; 
  • to provide secretarial and administrative support; and 
  • to facilitate the progress of outputs by the work programmes. 

We are an organisation that will support you to grow professionally and personally. You will also be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed.  This is an exciting time to join Te Puni Kōkiri, with a new Deputy Chief Executive Regional Partnerships & Operations on board and a strong focus on our vision to enable Thriving Whānau.

Ideally you will be well-organized, have strong multitasking skills, enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a fast-paced office, and have a strong inclination to work in a team-oriented environment.   Your attention to detail is as important as keeping an eye on the big picture.  

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated administrative and secretarial support experience at an Executive management level with Government with a strong focus on diary management
  • Sound key board skills and a high level of proficiency with Microsoft packages especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Well-developed communication skills, both oral and written
  • Comfortable working in a tikanga / kaupapa Māori environment. A degree of fluency in Te reo Māori would be of benefit or an interest in learning Te Reo
  • Demonstrated self-motivation, the ability to set objectives and establish priorities, organise work and resources to ensure priorities and objectives are met on time
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and previous mentoring of administration staff.

Applications close 29 September 2020



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