Job Details
  • Reference398022A_1663041989
  • LocationSurry Hills
  • SalaryUp to AU$42.54 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted12 days ago
  • ConsultantRachelle Hanna

Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the Federal, NSW and local Government and has partnered with these Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.

At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every Government Department and Agency.

The Opportunity

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced Executive Assistant to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is an October start with a contract term of 12 months.

Job Title: APS4 Executive Assistant

Start Date: 24/10/2022

End Date: 23/10/2023

Pay Rate: $42.54 per hour + Super

Location: Surry Hills, NSW

We are seeking senior and highly organised Executive Assistant (EA) and administration officer to join one of our leading Federal Government Agencies. You will be able to work very independently and have a proactive mind set.

As an Executive Assistant, you will assist the Branch Manager in fulfilling their responsibilities. You will have an intimate knowledge of the work undertaken by the Agency or the ability to quickly gain this knowledge in order to provide high level administrative support and anticipate the needs of your Branch Manager and other key staff of the Leadership Team.

The role may evolve to include additional business area specific tasks depending on the direction of the line area over time.

Under limited direction, the Executive Assistant will provide high level administrative; secretarial and research support to the Director including:

  • Completing operational and/or administrative tasks of moderate complexity or difficulty.
  • Diary and email management, responding to changing priorities and timeframes.
  • Management of emails and appointments, responding to changing priorities and timeframes. Be accountable for organising your workflow
  • Preparing replies to correspondence, briefing material and handling confidential papers.
  • Scheduling meetings and preparing documentation for committees and projects.
  • Undertaking research and investigations as requested.
  • Coordinating official meetings, travel arrangements and official functions on behalf of the Branch Manager
  • Liaise with stakeholders on policy, project or operational issues responding to stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Additional duties as directed by the Branch Manager

About You:

To succeed in this role, you will be a team player, highly organised and motivated with a demonstrated ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines. Further to this, to be considered for the role you will also need:

  • Knowledge of computer/software applications - Microsoft Office computer based work
  • The ability to access and use client records management system (CRM) and associated business applications

Please note that to be eligible for this position you must be an Australian Citizen and if successful will need to undergo x2 reference checks and a hold a current Baseline clearance or be willing to obtain one,

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