Personal Assistant or Team Administrator

at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Published May 25, 2023
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Personal Assistant or Team Administrator Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment location Wellington. $56,425 - $66,630.

Job description discover a career with purpose at MBIE are you a pro-active individual, highly organised, has attention to detail and thrives on being busy and enjoys being part of a hardworking, diverse office environment.

Provide efficient and effective administration support to a busy National Manager and wider management team. Permanent full time or part-time hours considered, Wellington City based location. Some Hybrid working arrangements possible. Salary ranges from $56,425 - $66,630 with KiwiSaver and wellness benefits.

About the role as a Personal Assistant/Team Administrator you will be responsible for effective and efficient administrative support to the National Manager of Standards New Zealand, and wider Standards New Zealand management team.

You will be accountable for providing a high level of PA support to the National Manager and wider Standards New Zealand management team to ensure they are able to effectively perform their role and efficiently use their time and skill to help deliver MBIE's outcomes. You will use strong relationship management and organisational skills to process assigned tasks and deliver results.

We are looking for someone who is customer-focused, highly organised, reliable, sets high standards of quality and performance for themselves, has a strong work ethic, exhibits self-initiative and a positive, proactive approach to their work ensuring tasks are completed to a high level of detail and quality. MBIE supports flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about what might work for both you and us.

Skills and Experience required proven track record of experience and achievement in providing personal assistant and administrative support. Demonstrated agility in supporting a busy senior leader and responding to changes in priorities. Wide ranging knowledge of administration systems, processes, tools and resources.

Sound relationship management and communication skills. High standard of computer literacy and word processing. Willingness to work in a flexible and dynamic environment. Willingness to work across the business as needs arise to help out on different fronts. Must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

About MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders. We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours. Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity - Hīkina Whakatutuki - which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.