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Executive Assistants - 2 great roles!

Date:  20-Sep-2022

Wellington, NZ


About us

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.



Executive Assistants - 2 great roles!




•    Take your admin experience to the next level
•    Work in busy, highly collaborative, professional teams
•    Two great opportunities available in the Commercial Operations Group - one supporting the General Manager Workplace Services and one supporting the General Manager Procurement and Commercial Services




Bring us your superstar top notch administration and organisational skills.  Supporting our busy General Managers, you’ll also work closely with their teams.



No job will be too small – you’re all about getting the mahi done and achieving results.  You’ll be the linchpin that keeps things moving along – if people want to know what to do or how to do it, they’ll come to you!   Key to your success – be one step ahead thinking about what they need before they need it.



Experience working in an office environment is essential.  You’ll be someone who is able to work under pressure and manage competing priorities.  Your intermediate to advanced MS Office skills will complement your effective relationship management and team building skills.



What’s in it for me?


•    We are committed to work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements
•    Great opportunity to make these roles your own and stretch your abilities
•    Supportive working environment


Salary range: $71,943 - $87,931






How to apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  


Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key responsibilities listed in the position description. 


All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


Closing date:  5 October 2022






Joining us

Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.


MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy that encourages, but does not require, employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and its variants, unless the role is identified as requiring vaccination at the time.