May 26, 2023

Executive Assistant

  • Bunzl Asia Pacific
  • Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand

Job Description

  • Exceptional opportunity for an experienced EA supporting the MD in our USL Medical business
  • Outstanding office facility in Avondale with free parking and several benefits
  • Be a part of a company with direct impact on New Zealand healthcare



Bunzl Australia & New Zealand is a leader in the marketing and distribution of a diverse consumable products range across a wide variety of industry sectors. We're a multinational company committed to bringing out the best in our people through ongoing training and development, providing an environment that is safe, pleasant and harmonious, encouraging open and effective communication between all levels and offering employment that is secure and satisfying.

As part of the Bunzl Group, USL Medical is a significant supplier of products and biomedical servicing to the New Zealand Healthcare Market. USL is one of New Zealand's leading sales & marketing companies in the service, medical, sports and consumer markets. The company lives by a culture based on the trusted ‘FISH! Philosophy’ which embodies vibrancy, energy and genuine care factor for our partnering customers and teams throughout the organisation. This enables a nurturing, yet performance driven based environment.  



We have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide dedicated and strategic administrative support to the Managing Director our USL Medical business, located in Avondale.

The ideal candidate for this role should possess previous experience in an executive support position and demonstrate a high level of integrity, confidentiality, discretion, as well as being personable and proactive.

In this position, you will be required to exhibit flexibility, exceptional interpersonal skills, experience in project coordination, and the ability to effectively collaborate with individuals at all levels of internal management and staff, as well as external clients, suppliers and vendors.



  • Manage extensive calendar and email correspondence, ensuring tasks are completed and escalated as needed.
  • Brief and prepare the Managing Director for meetings, liaising with internal and external stakeholders and negotiating at senior levels.
  • Attend senior meetings, manage agendas, take minutes, and follow up on action points.
  • Provide support to the leadership team for day-to-day operations and projects.
  • Draft correspondence, create presentations, and prepare monthly reports.
  • Support the leadership team with communications.
  • Implement process improvements and maintain a continual improvement mindset.
  • Manage travel schedule, bookings, itineraries, and expense management
  • Manage supplier relationship for travel (air, rentals, accommodation)
  • Maintaining legal files
  • Training and supervising other support staff
  • Customer relations
  • Company Vehicle Fleet Management
  • Onboarding for new staff and ensuring all processes and inductions completed, as well as staff exiting processes
  • Event Management for all company functions



This is a true executive partner role. If you have the ability to innovate, show initiative and think outside the box, all while remaining calm and focused in a fast, dynamic environment – this is the role you can truly make your own!


Skills and Experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Advanced interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships across all levels
  • 5+ years of experience working in an Executive Assistant capacity
  • Advanced MS 365 Office skills
  • Organised and methodical with great attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to anticipate needs
  • Tactful professional with effective stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to build strong, open, collaborative, and trusting relationships




 Bunzl offers a broad and flexible range of benefits to our team including profit share scheme for eligible employees, exclusive motor vehicle and health insurance products, travel and accommodation discounts, study assistance, many wellbeing and community programs and access to discounted Bunzl products.



With an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, we believe that together we can achieve anything. We believe that through diversity we build strength and stability, and that the safety and security of our employees is not negotiable. Through innovation we find solutions, with an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, and we believe that together we can achieve anything. Investing in our local communities is the right thing to do, and here in APAC that investment is creating a sustainable environment for us and those who follow.



At Bunzl we believe that through diversity we build strength and support the principle of equality and diversity in employment. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it is in the company’s best interests and those of all who work in it, to ensure that the human resources, talents and skills available throughout the community are considered when employment opportunities arise. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.



At Bunzl, we believe that when you join our team, your potential is endless. Because at Bunzl… We believe in you! If you like the sound of this, then we definitely want you on our team.


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