Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144586
  • LocationSydney CBD
  • Salary$120000 - $130000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantChloe Dye
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.

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced a Senior Executive Assistant to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is a full-time permanent position located in the Sydney CBD.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Support CEO
  • The EA team to have a dotted line into this person but don't report directly
  • Mentoring, coaching, and ensuring consistency across the teams
  • Diary management, travel management, liaising with procurement
  • Training, careers, and development – Extensive training opportunities - can apply for funded training and development
The ideal candidate will have:
  • 5 years’ experience as an EA with 2-3 years as a Senior EA
  • Reported to a CEO (preferred) or C-Suite Level
  • At least 12 months (ideally 2 years) in their current role so that they have seen a full year’s cycle and managed peaks and troughs
  • Coaching and Mentoring is highly important in this role looking for someone who is motivated by this.
  • If you have managed a team before, that would be desirable but not essential
  • Experience around drafting papers and reports for government desirable but not essential
  • Come from a Senior EA in the financial sector or state/federal government
  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident welcome to apply.
  • Need to be eligible for a Baseline Clearance but not essential to applying

If you are interested in the position, then please click on the APPLY BELOW button or alternatively you can email your CV to