21/451 Roving Private Secretary (Executive Support)

Department of Internal Affairs

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Wellington

Type: Fixed-Term/Events-based
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Ministerial Services and Secretariat Support
Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
Salary: $68,060-$92,081

  • Fast-paced, exciting & stimulating environment 
  • Working on a variety of tasks will make you an invaluable team member

Do you have experience in working in a Ministerial Office? Do you enjoy the flexibility of moving between offices and working with different people on a regular basis? If providing an excellent level of support to Ministers and their office teams excites you, then read on!

Ministerial Services is looking for two experienced administrators to provide support services to members of the Executive for the duration of the 53rd Parliament. 

You will be a dedicated and committed team player, exceptionally well organised with effective planning and co-ordination skills. A keen eye for detail is a must, as is the ability to meet tight deadlines and adapt to competing and changing priorities.

You will bring with you excellent administration skills, have experience in diary and travel management as well as the ability to deal with and facilitate correspondence.  An understanding of existing government, parliamentary and public service protocols and processes, Official Information Act requests and parliamentary questions would be advantageous.

To be successful in this role you will have the demonstrated ability to work well as a team player and collaboratively across teams. You will thrive under pressure and can juggle competing priorities and responsibilities at short notice. A flexible approach to work is valued, along with excellent communication skills.

Previous experience in these roles, or on the Parliamentary Complex is highly desirable.  

Applicants must be permanent residents or NZ Citizens and are required to obtain and maintain a national security clearance (at a minimum level of 'Confidential').

Please assess your eligibility status using the Protective Security Requirements tool found here: https://www.protectivesecurity.govt.nz/personnel-security/clearances/eligibility-tool/ 

To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we're a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need 
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving 
  • People's sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand 
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government

Applications close: 5pm, Tuesday 19 October 2021

For more information please contact: Natalie Maher, Natalie.Maher@dia.govt.nz

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