APS4 Executive Assistant

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

Your new role
Your new role as Executive Assistant will be supporting the Assistant Secretary, as well as providing broader administrative support for the key branch functions Your day to day duties may include, however are not limited to:
  • Diary Management – managing conflicts and competing deadlines
  • Monitoring and managing emails across multiple inboxes
  • Coordinating and tracking ministerial and Executive workflow
  • Prioritising, coordinating and tracking tasks
  • Monitoring telephones, primarily for the AS
  • Arrange and reconcile travel, including local taxi use
  • Record keeping/filing
  • Managing confidential/sensitive information
  • Providing support to other Assistant Secretaries and Executive Assistants 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. Demonstrating a high level of attention to detail and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills while maintaining a strong work ethic and deliver on priorities.

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 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 for an initial 6 months.

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 Stephanie Perkins at stephanie.perkins@hays.com.au for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2684750


Job Type
Government & Public Services
ACT, Canberra
Office Support

Talk to a consultant

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

Telephone: 62577483