Job Details
  • Reference362538A_1598846897
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted24 days ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

The role of this Federal Government Department is to work with employees, employers, contractors and the community to promote harmonious, productive and cooperative workplaces. They investigate workplace complaints and enforce compliance with Australia's workplace laws. Our client provides a challenging and supportive work environment with access to great training and development opportunities and flexible working arrangements. You will be rewarded and recognised for your performance and have the satisfaction of knowing you work for an agency which aims to achieve fairness in Australian workplaces.

We are currently seeking a Canberra based, high performing - APS 4 Executive Assistant - possible 12 month contract

To be successful in this role:

  • Ability to undertake a broad range of administrative tasks.
  • You will be an outstanding communicator with the ability to develop practical working relationships with stakeholders
  • A high level of attention to detail and possess extensive organisational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • You will have the ability to work autonomously, demonstrate initiative and respond to changing demands

Duties include, but are not limited to

  • Secretariat support for agency committees, including coordination of meetings, papers and events, taking minutes for key meetings and diary management.
  • Monitoring of key deadlines and activities, through the use of Microsoft Outlook and other tools including OneNote.
  • Monitoring and managing emails and calls and responding on the ED's behalf.
  • Managing and reconciling travel arrangements.
  • Creating reports to collate and present data using a range of computer systems, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Financial reconciliation and undertaking purchasing and payment of accounts.
  • Undertaking a range of administrative processes utilising FWO's systems for tasks including filing and database maintenance.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Undertaking projects as requested.
  • Supporting other senior managers across the branches.
  • Providing administrative support to the Canberra office, including property and support services as required.