Personal Assistant / Business Liaison

Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 
Are you an experienced Personal Assistant or Business Liaison looking for your next challenge? If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working in a high-profile role supporting senior stakeholders, then this is the position for you!


The purpose of the Personal Assistant/Business Liaison role is to provide outstanding business and administrative support to senior managers. The key responsibilities are to ensure the efficient use of a manager’s time through a diverse range of functions, including but not limited to, effective email and diary management, coordinating information and meeting minute writing, coordination of team reporting etc whilst having a leading role in supporting our Connected Communities team within the business.  Strong computer skills, and ability to learn quickly and build relationships are crucial to success in the role.


The right person will have interests in Project Coordination and a willingness to be flexible as candidates may be required to implement their exceptional support skills outside of their original assigned position. Because no two PA/BL roles are identical, this allows for new and exciting opportunities to work within different departments across the organisation! 


He kōrero mōu: About you
We are seeking someone who thrives working in a busy, dynamic and stimulating environment. You will be an expert at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. With an eye for detail, excellent problem-solving skills and a confident approach to your work, your communication skills across all channels will be evidently outstanding, and you’ll demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to work that’s supported by strong judgement and decision-making capabilities.


The ability to work in collaborative relationships, while providing effective support across the division and Managers is fundamental. Previous experience in a coordination or PA position is preferred so that you can hit the ground running from day one. 
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. You will be part of a team committed to your professional development and we offer a wide range of training courses, lunchtime learnings and collaboration networks. The roles are within interesting areas of the business and offer opportunities to develop your career within the Council group.


As a Council employee, you’ll gain access to a vast range of benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, Auckland Art Gallery membership, entertainment and lifestyle discounts and more. We are committed to diversity and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual as well as collective contributions.

Applications close Thursday 2nd December, however, we are reviewing applications as we receive them so don't delay, please apply straightaway. 

Interviews are being conducted online.


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.