APS4 Executive Assistant

Well known federal government body seeking APS4 EA for 12 month contract- S26 candidates please apply! Your new company
This federal government body's sole purpose is to promote harmonious, productive and compliant workplace relations in Australia. They are now seeking an experienced APS4 Executive Assistant in a non-ongoing capacity for 12 months, interested in S26 transfer candidates

Your new role
As the Executive Assistant you will be working to the Director of the Branch. Your typical Duties include, but are not limited to:
◼ Secretariat support for agency committees, including coordination of meetings, papers and events, taking minutes for key meetings and diary management.
◼ Monitoring of key deadlines and activities, through the use of Microsoft Outlook and other tools including OneNote.
◼ Monitoring and managing emails and calls and responding on the ED’s behalf.
◼ Managing and reconciling travel arrangements.
◼ Creating reports to collate and present data using a range of computer systems, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
◼ Financial reconciliation and undertaking purchasing and payment of accounts.
◼ Liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
◼ Undertaking projects as requested.
◼ Supporting other senior managers across the branches.
◼ Providing administrative support

What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate in this role you will possess the following:

  • Previous experience in an Executive Assistant role
  • Well-developed experience in using Microsoft Office (e.g. Word and Excel)
  • Well-developed communication, prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Good analytical, problem solving and planning skills
  • Previous experience as an EA in a government environment
  • Experience with SAP ESS, TRIM and PDMS is preferred but not essential

You must be an Australian citizen and will possess or be willing to go through the process to obtain and maintain a (Baseline, NV1 or NV2) personnel security clearance.

What you'll get in return
Working within a high profile, well respected agency, you will have the opportunity to have career development and growth. You will be working with a small but supportive team environment. The contract would be for an initial 12 month non-ongoing opportunity with a view to go permanent.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or email ***************@hays.com.au now.
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