Executive Assistant Major Projects and Advisory

  • Be a pivotal part of a highly skilled advisory team
  • Work in fantastic new office based in central Wellington location
  • Use your organisational skills to the best advantage

Salary $65,000 to $72,000

Are you a proactive and forward-thinking Executive Assistant? You will be responsible for the supporting the General Manager and Advisory team and will be the functional bridge with other key stakeholders. You will need to juggle priorities and deadlines effectively.

Who are we?

The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga (Infracom) was established on 24 September 2019 and its key role involves providing New Zealand’s 30-year infrastructure strategy, information to industry, and procurement advice to government agencies, local authorities and others to procure and deliver major infrastructure projects.  

What you’ll do?

You will be working in an exciting, fast paced environment with a wide variety of talented people. You'll be responsible for all facets of administration support including:

  • Liaising with contacts, clients, the LT and other stakeholders on behalf of the GM
  • Support the GM on the planning and preparation of actions, projects and outcomes as discussed and agreed
  • Coordinating meetings, collating and distributing relevant materials to ensure the GM is fully prepared for all meetings, armed with relevant information and new development updates in advance
  • Diary management
  • Document production, proposal preparation and management
  • GM expense management
  • Travel booking, event and functions organisation
  • Team and client communications, and a range of administrative tasks and team support

Things you'll be proud of

  • Working with a high performing team of innovators
  • Working for a team that thrive on challenges and has a continuous improvement mentality in everything they do.

The role reports to the General Manager, Major Projects and Advisory

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV by 4 August 2020 to recruitment@infracom.govt.nz 

You will have:

  • A history of success in PA/EA positions
  • Great organisational skills, with strong time management capability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Technically savvy, including Excel skills
  • A proactive and can-do attitude with a high level of initiative, sound judgement and discretion
  • Ability to quickly establish and build successful working relationships with people across all levels

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