APS4 Executive Assistant

Posted 05 August 2022
Salary$44 per hour, Benefits: Federal Government Opportunity
LocationSydney CBD
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Surry Hills
  • 12-month contracts with the possibility of extension
  • $44 per hour + super
Out Federal Government Client is currently seeking an APS4 Executive Assistant to join their Surry Hills Team.

The Executive Assistant will provide operational and administrative support that is informed and directed by sound knowledge and may be required to undertake some research and analysis activities.

This role will require a strong and resilient professional who is able to effectively manage a range of complex activities and tasks while having a considerable level of contact with internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Completing operational and/or administrative tasks of moderate complexity or difficulty.
  • Diary and email management, responding to changing priorities and timeframes.
  • 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, Regional Manager, and other Agency staff.
  • Providing high level administrative support on personnel and financial matters within the Agency.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse information and make decisions.
  • Ability to review data and undertake research and analysis of data.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working within a Government Agency is desirable.
  • It is highly desirable that applicants have an understanding of or lived experience in the field of disability.
To Apply:
In order to be considered applicants are required to hold an Australian Citizenship.

If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or call Amy on 02 9200 3671 for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.