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Position Title: Management Assistant
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE - 20 hours
Date Posted: 13/12/2020
Application Closing Date: 15/01/2021 11PM
Job #: 064759
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Management Assistant – GM of Human Resources
Dunedin Hospital

  • Part-time 20 hours per week (0.5 FTE), permanent position
  • Are you a highly organised, positive self-starter experienced supporting busy senior leaders?
  • Great opportunity to use your skills in a busy diverse team committed to excellence


Bring your organised approach and friendly style to support our General Manager of Human Resources.


About us
We are an experienced, friendly, and dedicated team aiming to provide the best possible support to our people in the busy and rewarding world of healthcare. Now is a great time to join us as we embark on a new way of working across our HR function – be part of the change and help shape the future of HR here at Southern DHB.


About the opportunity
This position reports to, and supports, the General Manager for Human Resources and provides administrative support to the wider team.

A busy, largely autonomous role, your daily routine could involve any of the following activities and other general administrative tasks; 

  • facilitating communication channels; 
  • organising meeting agendas and taking minutes; 
  • email management;
  • overseeing the GM’s schedule, travel; 
  • complex diary management;
  • dealing with complaints and compiling statistics; 
  • financial reports and maintenance of financial and HR systems;
  • co-ordination of information for formal reports, collating and ensuring their timely delivery.

About you
We are looking for an experienced administrator who has worked with senior execs and who can demonstrate skills in anticipation, prioritisation, and outcome delivery.  You know how to take direction when required and have the confidence to build successful working relationships across a large organisation quickly. You have a keen eye for detail and your self-starting initiative will see you accomplishing complex tasks with minimal supervision. You pride yourself on being highly professional and a strong communicator who can offer trusted executive-level support.  You will be a star multi-tasker, and it goes without saying that you will have excellent skills in all Microsoft products including PowerPoint and MS Project.
We like to have fun while delivering high levels of service excellence and working as a professional team.  If you think you’d be a great fit, then apply now!

The salary for this position is in accordance with the DHBs/PSA Multi Employer Collective Agreement ranging from $54,929 to $63,915 per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.

Why Southern?
Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: 15th January 2021 
For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate Directorate on (03) 470 9021 

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for. 

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