Job Details
  • Reference398509A_1663201713
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$53.63 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian's in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office location in Melbourne (Richmond).

About the role:

The APS5 Events Coordinator is accountable for organising the Agency's workflow and making independent decisions relating to an area of responsibility. You will provide professional advice within an area of specialisation with advice based on policies and legislation.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the preparation and logistics of a range of events for the Agency including sessions, forums, conferences, and webinars, providing local logistical event coordination as required
  • Monitor a public facing email inbox. Responding to requests of event attendees and hosts on behalf of the Agency
  • Identify opportunities to represent the Agency in interactions with key stakeholders and public facing events
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with community and mainstream stakeholders to promote the Agency, including providing information and guidance to people with disability, NDIS participants, providers and the wider community
  • Advocate for, and be a part of, the growth of your colleagues around you. Exercising a 'leadership at all levels' approach to your teamwork
  • Liaise with and help to coordinate external supplies in accordance with the Agency deadlines, resources, budgets, contracts, and policies
  • Assume responsibility for data management including the collation of stakeholder mapping and reporting of event sentiment feedback. Using a range of programs to identify associated risks and trends to assist forward planning and informed deliverables
  • Provide content for briefing and event related documents, undertaking research as required.
  • Coordinate competing requests and demands, setting priorities and managing workflow of immediate work area, and maintain high work standards and accuracy
  • Support the delivery of materials for strategic projects as required

  • Extensive experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Experience in coordinating and assisting in the management of complex cases
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Working with Children Check. This is only applicable to some positions within the Agency that require the occupant to have access to classified Australian Government information.
  • The Agency Worker Screening Check. This is only applicable to some positions within the Agency that require the occupant to have access to classified Australian Government information.
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one

What you will bring to the role:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.

How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 27th October 2022