APS5 EA/Executive Officer

Posted 18 July 2022
Salary$50 - $55 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment & Defence

Job description

About the Organisation
Our client is a Federal Government Department looking for a high performer APS5 EA/EO to support a Senior Executive for an initial 6 month with view for extension.

The key duties of the position include:
  • Providing professional service to internal and external stakeholders as a first point of contact for the branch and managing these relationships.
  • Diary and correspondence management including managing and organising workflows including tracking tasks to ensure that they are completed according to priority and deadlines.
  • Provide high level support to the Senior Executive member/s by undertaking less complex research and coordinating and preparing papers for senior meetings and engagements.
  • Provide support for the broader work team as required including arranging meetings and events, secretariat support, coordinating briefing papers and assist with supporting of the delivery of the branch’s projects.
  • Take personal responsibility for accurate completion of work and seeks guidance when required. Shows initiative and drive to see that goals are achieved.
  • Arrange travel for Executive and branch staff as required.
  • Provide other high-level administrative assistance and ad hoc duties as directed.
Capabilities required
  • Highly developed organisational skills, including the ability to reprioritise tasks to accommodate competing and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with a high degree of autonomy, exercising good judgement and handling matters in a sensitive manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Have experience as an Executive Assistant or have relevant skills that will ensure success as an Executive Assistant.
How to Apply
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Francesca Avelluto on 0261627332 for a confidential discussion (or email favelluto@dfp.com.au).

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.