Expressions of Interest sought – secondment as Private Secretary to the Minister for Pacific Peoples

We are seeking expressions of interest in an 18-month secondment as a Private Secretary to the Minister for Pacific Peoples office. ​

This is an exciting role, where you will work within a team to support the Minister and Ministry for Pacific Peoples to deliver outcomes for Pacific Communities. It is ideal for someone who is keen to work in a changing and fast paced environment.

A typical day in the Minister’s office may involve reviewing Ministerials one day, travelling with the Minister the next, to sitting in on Ministerial meetings with Minister’s and Senior Officials by the end of the week!

As a Private Secretary you will be required to be:
  • across the Ministry’s work programme
  • able to provide support and advice to the Minister
  • confident in facilitating communications
  • able to think on your feet; and
  • manage the day to day relationships between the Minister’s office and the Ministry.

To be effective in this role, you will also need to be a team player with a cool head, be good at building and maintaining relationships, have an eye for detail and good processes, good written skills, a logical mind, politically savvy and have an ability to prioritise competing demands.

To apply, please provide an EOI outlining why you are interested in this opportunity and what skills and experience make you suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to [email protected] by 5.00pm, Friday 4 September 2020.