Administration Assistant (12 Month Fixed Term)

Date posted: Sep 24, 2020 Location: Sydney, NSW, AU Job Function: Administration & Office Support Job Type: Permanent Job Requisition ID: 4190

Administration Assistant (12 Month Fixed Term)

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara´s knowledge, products and solutions grow farmers', distributors' and industrial customers' businesses profitably and responsibly, while protecting the earth's resources, food and environment.

Our fertilizers, crop nutrition programs and technologies increase yields, improve product quality and reduce the environmental impact of agricultural practices. Our industrial and environmental solutions improve air quality by reducing emissions from industry and transportation, and serve as key ingredients in the production of a wide range of goods. We foster a culture that promotes the safety of our employees, contractors and societies.

Founded in 1905 to solve emerging famine in Europe, today, Yara has a worldwide presence, with more than 12,000 employees and sales to more than 150 countries.


A full-time opportunity exists for an experienced Administration Assistant. The successful candidate will report directly to the Plant Supervisor and will provide administrative support to the Yara Whitton Liquids team. This includes reception, archiving, general errands, and answering of telephone calls.

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Meeting and greeting customers and contractors, and co-ordination of collection or dispatch paperwork
  • Reception duties and answering of and directing incoming calls
  • Scanning and providing documents (batch sheets, GM forms, Safety Walks etc.) to the Inventory Controller and other management or administrative staff members.
  • Carry out general and housekeeping errands (including mail collection, freight collection/dispatch, office sweeping/dishwashing).
  • Responsible for the timely, efficient and accurate storing/archiving of physical files
  • Proficiency in the use of our internal systems and other tools and systems we are using (e.g. Microsoft Outlook)
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar reception or administration assistance position (ideal)
  • Systems Proficiency and Microsoft Office Suite knowledge and ability
  • Current unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
  • Must be fluent in English, written and oral
Additional Information

Candidates must have unrestricted work rights in NSW to be eligible for this position.

We welcome and encourage women and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement before the closing date.

Apply no later than

Friday 4th December 2020.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement before the closing date.

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks.

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