PA/Office Manager

Date: 15-Jan-2023

Location: Orewa/Whangaparaoa, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Local boards play a significant role, working across communities with their focus on arts and culture, community services, parks and recreation, economic development, the environment, infrastructure, and place-shaping activities.


We are seeking an experienced PA/Office Manager to join our team based mostly in Warkworth at the new Rodney Local Board office.  At times you may be required to work from other local board offices in Orewa and working from home is also an option at times.


In this role you will directly support the Rodney Local Board members, the Local Area Manager, the Rodney Local Board team and at times will demonstrate flexibility to work across the wider northern local board team and with our community partners.  


Reporting to the Local Area Manager, you will provide comprehensive administration assistance and support the effective operation of the team with office management services. This includes information technology, office maintenance, stationery management, security requirements, health and safety, procurement and purchasing and room bookings. 


This is a busy and varied role providing support to local board members enquiries, responding to residents, community groups and external organisations  and maintaining the smooth running of the local board office.



He kōrero mōu: About you


Your background will demonstrate previous experience in similar administration support, office management or personal assistant roles that have provided you with the ability to juggle and prioritise tasks.


Excellent political acumen or awareness as well as experience in interacting and building relationships with a wide range of people, including elected members, senior managers, and members of the public would be beneficial to this role.


You will be well-presented and personable, demonstrating a level of confidence and determination to keep the wheels moving, while remaining unwaveringly calm under pressure. As a motivated team player, you enjoy providing high level professional secretarial, administrative and coordination services that support the work programmes and aspirations of our communities. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This is a short-term role for a true professional who wants to make a difference, apply now.


If you can demonstrate these qualities and this sounds like a role you would be interested in. Please apply today! Tell us why you are interested in this opportunity and apply internally via Tupu. 


For a full job description please click here


For more information on the Rodney Local Board, please visit Te Poari ā-rohe o Rodney


Applications close Monday, 30th January 2023

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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.