APS 5 Executive Assistant

New exciting opportunity for you!

Your new company

This large government department is in Central Canberra. The department has a focus on developing polices and procedures to enhance Australia. Specializing in world class research, analysis and advice to inform strategic policy and decision making.

Your new role

As an APS5 Executive Assistant, you will work collaboratively with the Assistant Secretary and departmental staff across the Branch to ensure work priorities are achieved in a timely manner. You will provide comprehensive administrative support, by undertaking a wide range of duties which may include:
  • Provide timely and responsive management of the Executive General Managers; emails and correspondence
  • Provide high quality, accurate, timely and professional administrative & logistical support to the Executive General Manager, Executive and staff, stakeholders and clients
  • Contribute in the Executive Support Network and attend monthly Executive Support Forums
  • Co-ordinate and manage the Division finances and travel in line with allocated budgets
Co-ordinate meetings and events

What you'll need to succeed

  • Prior EA experience is highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Mail box and diary management.
  • Excellent communication skills, including a strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed interpersonal, liaison and representational skills and the ability to establish and maintain relationships
  • Effective time management and coordination skills to manage multiple projects or tasks within changing priorities
  • Strategic focus to proactively anticipate and take advantage of opportunities
  • Flexibility and resilience to achieve results in a dynamic work environment
  • Personal drive and integrity
  • Prior experience with TechOne/financial management and Slipstream is highly regarded Candidates who are applying for this position must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Federal Government Security Clearance (Baseline, NV1 or NV2)

What you'll get in return

This large Government Department is well known for their career progression and looking after their staff. You will receive on the job training from a very knowledgeable and friendly team as well as an attractive salary. If you are successful for the position you will be brought on an initial 6- month contract with possible extension

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.
If this job isn't quite right for you though you are looking for a new position, please contact Treveen Liyanage on Treveen.Liyanage@hays.com.au for a confidential discussion on your career

LHS 297508 #2687653

Summary

Job Type
Temporary
Industry
Government & Public Services
Location
ACT, Canberra
Specialism
Office Support
Ref:
2687653

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Carlene Taylor, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Canberra
Level 11, 60 Marcus Clarke Street

Telephone: +61261127602

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