Executive Assistant / Commercial Assistant

This is an exceptional newly created Executive Assistant role being the right-hand person to three remarkable executives (MD, CFO, and the Seed Production & Supply Chain Manager).  The scope to shape this Executive Assistance role to multiple levels is endless.

Embark on a rewarding journey at a premier provider of innovative seed solutions for the agriculture sector. Their commitment to excellence and sustainability drives them to develop high-performance seeds that empower farmers. Join this dedicated team and contribute to shaping the future of agriculture through cutting-edge research, advanced technologies, and a passion for growth.

You will be the dedicated resource to the MD, CFO, and the Seed Production & Supply Chain Manager. Being their right-hand person, together you will work across the business undertaking a comprehensive range of functions. It will be down to you as the Executive Assistant to ensure the smooth running of each day in a dynamic ever-changing environment. Travelling to Australia by-monthly for approx. 1 week at time to attend board meetings will be required. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assist and support the MD, CFO, and the Seed Production & Supply Chain Manager; being their right-hand person, undertaking and managing day-to-day administrative functions allowing them to focus on strategic matters
  • Comprehensive diary, email, expense, and travel management
  • Prepare and attend meetings (NZ and Australia), take minutes, follow up action points (board meetings and senior leadership team meetings)
  • Take an active involvement within the business, contributing to discussions and decisions
  • Prepare presentations, spreadsheets, reports, communications, documents and board packs
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Project work
  • Ensure the executives operate smoothly, efficiently, and effectively
  • Handle confidential information
  • Trouble shoot and problem solve (go to person)
  • Assist with commercial activities (contract management, lease agreements and renewals, contract preparation)
  • Property management matters owned and leased across NZ and Australia

This role is renowned as being the ‘go to person’, you are the one who makes things happen, has your finger on the pulse and is in the know of what is going on around you. To succeed in this Executive Assistant role, you will have an exceptionally sharp eye for detail, be quick thinking, be astute and business savvy, have good initiative and be intuitive, with strong prioritisation skills and the inherent ability to multi-task a busy workload. Having worked at C-Suite level within the professional services sector will see you succeed in this role.

Apply now to be the Executive Assistant assisting and supporting three remarkable executives #bestcareerdecisionevermade!

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