Temporary Executive Assistant to Chief Executive

$80,000 - $85,000 pro rata

We are seeking a skilled EA at CE level that can support the Board and take Governance responsibilities.

While we recruit for a permanent person, we need a temp to start early July to look after the role for a couple of months.

Day to day duties will include support for the following:

EA to CE

  • Travel and accommodation booking for CE and Board
  • Diary management for CE
  • Drafting and collating of board papers and reports
  • Minute meetings and follow up on actions
  • Organisation of stakeholder functions
  • Manage legislative compliance process

Company Secretary

  • Arrange Board Evaluations and Governance reviews with appropriate input
  • Manage the process for Election of Directors
  • Liaise with nominating bodies to ensure membership is maintained and nominees are provided with guidance
  • Assist with compliance activities for Rules and Constitutions of the Group

We need a safe pair of hands for this role and are looking for:

  • Proven experience in working with and supporting CEs and Boards
  • Articulate with strong written capabilities and experience in preparing and editing reporting for a senior readership
  • Very organised, with strong attention to detail and time management capability – the CE has a Legal background so being detailed is critical
  • Good governance knowledge in line with IoD standards
  • Excellent relationship management skills; able to appropriately interact with a broad range of people in roles of varying seniority up to Board level

The location is a bit unusual but great if you live in the Hutt, Mana or Kapiti.  Other benefits to the role are:

  • Free on-site parking
  • A subsidised staff cafeteria
  • Modern, state of the art facilities set in beautiful surroundings
  • A supportive and flexible environment

Don’t delay expressing an interest in this role, we will present suitable applicants as they come to us.

Anita Murdoch


Please note: only applicants with the legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

Apply attaching your CV with a covering letter outlining your availability and experience, using the reference AKM5086. If you have any questions regarding this role call Anita on (04) 901 6444.

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