Executive Assistant to Managing Director (Alexandra)

This role is new for the company and would suit someone who is a highly organised self-starter and thrives in situations that require the ability to prioritise.

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WHY JOIN BREEN CONSTRUCTION?

For 80 years, Breen Construction Ltd has operated in the Lower South Island and has offices in Oamaru, Wanaka, Cromwell, Dunedin, Twizel and head office is in Alexandra. We’re a family business that has developed from grass roots into an established, reputable and well-known operation with over 170 staff.  We look for like-minded, hard-working people who enjoy working within a family business, embrace new technology and work proficiently with the systems and processes that the business has in place.

WE OFFER YOU:

Fantastic work locations with offices in Alexandra, Oamaru, Wanaka, Dunedin, Cromwell and Twizel
• Collaborative management team
• Positive communication and team culture
• Medical Insurance
• Company Life, trauma and wage protection
• Long Service Leave
• Social club outings and trips
• Company functions and Christmas parties

THE JOB:

This role is new for the company and would suit someone who is a highly organised self-starter and thrives in situations that require the ability to prioritise.

You will need to be comfortable interacting with Senior level managers and have a 'solution not problems approach' to getting work done.  A logical thinker, you will have the ability to cut through the noise to ensure the senior leadership team can go about their day with a level of comfort that you are well in control.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role either as Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant
  • Comfortable managing multiple Senior Manager's diaries (scheduling meetings, diary conflicts and appointments)
  • Highly attuned communication (verbal and written) planning and organisational skills
  • Able to prepare reports and general communications on behalf of the MD
  • High regard for confidentiality of information
  • Minute writing and proof reading experience
  • High level of overall computer literacy, report writing and documentation
  • A natural talent working with office systems and processes
  • Self-sufficient and well organised. Have a disciplined in approach to managing own work
  • Highly proficient with all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project and Power Point)
  • Full, clean driver's licence and police record



This position is a full-time role, 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, however there may be some flexibility available for the right candidate.  

If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to be part of our great team, then we’d love to hear from you.

Please send your cover letter and CV in confidence to Nina Klemm, HR Manager via careers@breen.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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