Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144469
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS4 Executive Assistant on a contract for 1 month with 2 months extension option.

Position Overview

Duties & Responsibilities:
The role provides high-level support to the Branch Manager by undertaking moderately complex administrative activities and tasks as required.
The successful candidate will be required to:
  • Management of the Branch Managers diary and workflow
  • Preparation of routine correspondence, briefs and coordination papers
  • Providing travel, accommodation and financial acquittal services
  • Coordination of administrative tasks such as stationery orders, phone lists, property and accommodation related requests
  • Continuous improvement of the Branch Manager office performance through the use of efficient and practical administration processes and systems
  • Management of regular branch-wide internal reporting meetings
  • Assigning and collating briefs such as senate estimates briefings and coordinating document management via the Parliamentary Document Management System (PDMS)
  • Providing secretariat duties for branch meetings
  • Working collaboratively with other Executive Assistants/Executive Officers and the broader business area
  • Ad-hoc tasks as required
Key Eligibility Requirements and Capabilities:
The successful candidate will require the following:

  • Organisation skills – Effectively at managing multiple tasks and problem solving
  • Communication – Customer focused and enjoy dealing with people
  • Collaboration – Works collaboratively with team members
  • IT proficiency – Proficiency in relevant systems
  • Motivated – Self-initiates, energetic and enthusiastic
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Baseline security clearance required

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.