The following job vacancy is available at the New Zealand Embassy in Manila.

Executive Assistant to the Ambassador New Zealand Embassy Manila

The New Zealand Embassy in Manila is looking for a professional person to be its next Executive Assistant to the Ambassador.

The overall purpose of this position is to provide secretarial support to the ambassador. The job description is available below.

Position Description - Executive Assistant to the Ambassador New Zealand Embassy Manila [DOCX, 53 KB]

The successful applicant must have at least an undergraduate degree, sound judgement, critical and analytical thinking, and attention to detail, motivation, initiative, and an ability to set priorities. They must be highly organised, have excellent communication skills to build a robust network of contacts and be able to work cooperatively as part of a small team.

We are looking for the successful appointee to be available to commence duties end of January 2020 or early February 2020.

To apply for this position, send an email to Beni Alcantara, Administration Manager at with two Word documents attached:

  • A letter of no more than two pages, setting out why you are applying for this job, with specific examples of how you meet all the criteria set out in the third paragraph of this advertisement.
  • A CV (résumé) of no more than two pages.

Any application that does not meet these specifications will not be read.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The deadline for applications is 11pm on 12 January 2020.

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