APS4 Executive Assistant



Long term opportunity | sought after government department | career progression Your new company You will be working for a large and highly influential department who aim to enhance the Health of the Australian community. Your new role Your new role as an APS4 Executive Assistant will see you providing high level administrative support to an Assistant Secretary. This position needs a motivated self-starter who is able to work within set deadlines and prioritise effectively in order to manage a busy work load.

Your positive attitude, approachability and ability to work as part of a team will ensure success in this role. You will work collaboratively with the Executive Office and Senior Executive Assistant to ensure the provision of high level administration and executive support across the division. Your day to day duties will include: Diary management and associated meeting arrangements including coordinating briefings; Managing incoming correspondence including emails, briefs, letters and appointment requests; Organising events and travel, including flights, accommodation, visas, and travel allowances; Receiving and screening of telephone calls to ensure appropriate and timely responses; Managing and establishing strong stakeholder relationships both internally and externally; Ad hoc administration as required.

What you'll need to succeed To be successful in this role you will be required to have previous experience as an APS Executive Assistant and possess excellent interpersonal, communication and coordination skills. You will have experience establishing good relationships with stakeholders and staff, build wide and effective networks of contacts, and adapt your interpersonal style to suit different people or situations. You are an excellent multi-tasker, able to quickly adapt to new challenges and stay organised in a fast-paced environment.

You have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to effectively follow procedures and policies. You must be an Australian citizen and possess or be willing to go through the process to obtain and maintain a Baseline personnel security clearance. What you'll get in return This Government Department is well known for their career progression and flexible nature.

You will receive on the job training from a very knowledgeable and friendly team as well as an attractive hourly rate. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call on 02 6257 3331 now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Laura Slater for a confidential discussion on your career.

SA Licence number : LHS 297508.

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17 May 2020


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