EA to Executive Director Corporate Operations Group

Posted 24 May 2024
Salary$89800 per annum
LocationNew South Wales
Job type Contract
DisciplineAged CareGovernment Federal

Job description

  • Federal government opportunity in Sydney or Parramatta CBD with hybrid flexibility
  • Initial 12 months Non-ongoing Contract role
  • $89, 800 + 15.4% Superannuation
Our client is the national end-to-end regulator of aged care services, and the primary point of contact for consumers and providers in relation to quality and safety. Our role of the is to protect and enhance the safety, health, well-being and quality of life of people receiving aged care.
The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide comprehensive executive assistance to the Executive Director to support them day to day to effectively exercise executive leadership and management of their respective sections.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • To provide comprehensive executive assistance to the Executive Director and Executive Officer, ensuring that the ED is appropriately briefed and prepared for meetings, has their schedule organised and coordinated to meaningfully contribute to the Commission, and is able to prioritise effectively based on the timeliness and urgency of deliverables.
  • Works closely with internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the Executive Director Office to create, develop and maintain collegial working relationships.
  • Provide high-level administrative support - including managing stakeholder requirements and expectations, room bookings and other support needed for meetings, including scribing, as required. 
  • Extensive diary management to meet business priorities and competing deadlines and assist in the preparation for meetings by understanding the purpose of/and arranging the necessary documents prior to the meeting.
  • Management of the Executive Director’s email inbox and regular monitoring. 
  • Respond to emails/requests on Executive Directors’ behalf. Forward urgent/time-sensitive emails to leadership team members for response in Executive Directors’ absence. 
  • Conduct research and draft briefings, reports and documents as required. 
  • Draft procurement documentation for Executive Officer, Executive Director and Commissioner approval. Ensure all policies and processes are followed in the development of documents, including procurement and recruitment activities.
  • Develop appropriate systems, procedures and controls to enhance the accuracy, timeliness and presentation of workflow and tasks.
  • Organise/schedule and coordinate all travel and conference arrangements and accommodation for the Executive Director and manage supporting documentation
  • Create/update organisation charts (including FTE count).
  • Manage and reconcile Executive Director’s expenses using TechnologyOne (TechOne).
The successful candidate will have:
  • Demonstrated organisational skills at a high level to provide day-to-day administrative support to Executives.
  • Knowledge, or the ability to quickly acquire knowledge of the role and functions of the Commission to support business priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in productive partnership to optimise performance and achieve business results.
  • Ability to work with broad supervision, and to identify priorities to meet competing deadlines.
  • Effective written communication skills, including the ability to draft various forms of documents and correspondence, and concisely summarise information.
  • Ability to communicate with influence and work collaboratively to resolve complex issues.
  • Previous experience proving high-level support to an Executive
  • Previous experience in Federal government
  • Digital/IT knowledge would be highly advantageous
To Apply:

To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold Australian Citizenship and hold a current or ability to obtain a National Police Check.
If you are interested in this role, please do APPLY NOW with your resume and ‘expression of interest; in MS Word format or call Karen on 02 9200 3677 for more information.

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