Personal Assistant.

Who Are We

Calder Stewart is a nationwide leader in developing property and building solutions for New Zealand’s industrial and commercial markets.

Every year our team of around 450 people deliver outcomes for local, national, and international clients by building many of the largest and most complex projects across the country. A family-owned business started in Milton in 1955, for over 68 years we have successfully evolved our services into a national offering. Our capabilities include an extensive land portfolio, end-to-end property services, Design Build solutions, plus manufacturing and construction services. 

With steady growth, the ability to communicate to our whole team has become a key focus to our business to ensure we continue to share our story with our people and our customers. We have generations of proven experience on our team, and we deliver flexible solutions and we're driven by a common set of values in 'Find a Way', 'Play Fair', 'Be Loyal' and 'Own It'. 

About the Role

The Personal Assistant role is a new position primarily supporting our Executive Assistant to provide administrative support for our National Construction Team.  Based at our Christchurch office, you will provide high level support in a strategic and practical capacity.    

The key duties and responsibilities include diary and email management, preparing high-level documentation, managing, scheduling, and arranging meeting and events. 

We are looking for a down to earth, energetic, and excellent communicator, who has lots of initiative and motivation. Experience working within a senior management structure and strong knowledge with systems and software would be advantageous.

Skills and Attributes

The successful candidates will be able to consistently demonstrate accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.  You are energetic, keen to learn, and enjoy working in a team environment and won't be afraid to take ownership of your work.  Previous experience in this type of role would be beneficial. 

Additionally, we will be looking for the following attributes from candidates:

· Strong administrative skills, including minute taking

· Able to use construction-based technology (Procore, HubSpot, mobile devices, desktop applications)

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Organised, efficient and proactive whilst maintaining the highest level of accuracy

Culture and Benefits

In return, we offer you an opportunity to join a solid, long standing and reputable company with a supportive work environment where you will meet great people and are provided with long-term career opportunities.  For further information, please visit our website www.calderstewart.co.nz and click our employment section.

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

Calder Stewart is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. A negative drug test result will be a condition of any offer of employment.

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