ANZSOG is a leading provider of executive-level education for the public sector. We have a deep and genuine care for good public administration, reflecting the aspirations of and our close relationship to our government owners.
At ANZSOG, you will work with talented and dedicated colleagues in our headquarters in Melbourne and in offices in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney and Wellington. You will:
The Australia and New Zealand School of Government is looking for a public sector leader to fill a new ANZSOG Director role based at the State Services Commission in Wellington.
The two-year secondment role, which will suit a member of ANZSOG’s alumni, will provide an opportunity for a dedicated, passionate and self-motivated public servant to act as an ambassador for ANZSOG and lead delivery of key ANZSOG activities in New Zealand.
As you know, ANZSOG is recognised globally as a leading provider of executive-level education for the public sector, created by government for government, with the active collaboration of its member universities.
ANZSOG prides itself on postgraduate education which incorporates the core disciplines that inform effective public administration, including the “spirit of service” message emphasised by Peter Hughes at last year’s Paterson Oration.
The role will ensure ANZSOG’s education and research activities are informed by contemporary issues and policy settings in New Zealand and further ANZSOG’s relationships with senior leaders in the State sector and Auckland Council, as well as brokering new ideas and research from leading academics and public intellectuals to the State sector.
The successful applicant will work across ANZSOG’s Knowledge Nexus, Government Relations and Stakeholder Relations and Communications teams, leading and facilitating ANZSOG work in the NZ State sector. This includes overseeing delivery of the SSC/ANZSOG Thought Leadership and ANZSOG Visiting Scholar at VUW programmes and acting as a central point of recruitment for New Zealand participants in a range of ANZSOG programs, including the Executive Master of Public Administration, Executive Fellows Program, Towards Strategic Leadership Program and Executive Education programs.
The successful applicant will hold a Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent, as well as at least seven years in a senior role in the public purpose or higher education sector. Salary will be matched to the successful candidate’s current role and remuneration through a contract with their employing agency.
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Before COB Friday 15 June: Monica Pfeffer, Director Knowledge Transfer and Practitioner Engagement, +613 83441989.
After Monday 18 June: A/Professor Catherine Althaus, Deputy Dean Teaching and Learning, + 61 3 8344 2035.
We have a fantastic opportunity for an efficient, detailed & personable Executive Assistant to join the team, reporting to the Deputy Dean (Teaching & Learning), Associate Dean and the Professor of Public Management.
In this position the Executive Assistant will provide high level executive support that includes diary management, drafting correspondence, travel arrangements (Including managing expenses), and building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
The Executive Assistant will work collaboratively with other Executive Assistants across ANZSOG to ensure full support is provided to the senior executive team.
Duties and responsibilities
Skills and requirements
Relevant tertiary qualifications in business administration and/or human resources
Superior oral and written communications skills and interpersonal, Stakeholder relationship management and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly to fulfil individual and team performance.
Previous administrative experience including at executive level and working directly with an Executive role.
Strong organisation and workload management skills and the ability to confidently prioritise work as requested.
Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to network with various levels of stakeholders and support their HR needs
Positive ‘can do’ attitude
High level of competency in all Microsoft Office and related applications.
Attention to detail
Ability to work to a group of managers with different responsibilities, styles and needs
As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island people, and people with disabilities to apply.
Culture and benefits
If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Click here to apply for the role.