Executive Assistants

Department of Defence

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The Role
A number of opportunities exist for highly motivated individuals to provide executive support for the Senior Executive Service Band 1 & 2 levels within the Department of Defence.

A well organised executive office is crucial to the smooth operation of the department. With limited supervision, you will manage the office of either an Assistant Secretary or First Assistant Secretary. This includes calendar management, preparation of correspondence, organising meetings, arranging travel, coordinating briefing packs and managing office systems and records using Microsoft Office, Objective and Financial Management Systems. The roles will also provide administrative and operational support to their respective Branches and Divisions.   

About our Team
The Senior Leadership Group plays a key role in promoting and influencing a shared civilian/military commitment to the strategic direction of Defence. The executive assistant role is a position of trust and discretion. In working directly to members of the Senior Leadership Group it is crucial that individuals are suitably skilled, professional, work well under pressure and have strong communication skills.

Our Ideal Candidate
Candidates will be well organised, have the ability to manage competing priorities, work independently, as well as collaborating effectively in a fast-paced environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to proactively anticipate the needs of your senior executive officer as well as flexibility and resilience. You will have excellent time management skills, strong attention to detail and excel at building and maintaining stakeholder relationships.

Candidates will be self-aware, with a positive attitude, demonstrating consideration and respect for a diversity of ideas and perspectives of others.

Application Closing Date: Monday 10 January, 2022

For further information please review the job information pack, reference D/07289/21, on https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/?jati=C21435BD-25B7-AE95-71C2-C0195A523CAD.

Job details
Date posted
20 Dec 2021
Expiring date
19 Jan 2022
Admin & Office Support
Base pay
$70k - $82k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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