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APS4 Executive Assistant


Base pay $40 - $47/hr
Permanent Temporary Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This busy division of a Federal Government Department is responsible for Australia’s security operations and policies, including bilateral relations, relations with regional and international organisations, free trade negotiations as well as overseas aid programs.

Your new role
Your new role as an APS4 Executive Assistant will see you supporting the Director, engaged for a 4 month contract.

The successful applicant will be required to provide high-level executive support services and play an important role in the effective management of the office and across the Division.

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Diary management and associated meeting arrangements including coordinating briefings;
  • Managing incoming correspondence including emails, briefs, letters and appointment requests;
  • Receiving and screening of telephone calls to ensure appropriate and timely responses;
  • Managing and establishing strong stakeholder relationships both internally and externally;
  • Coordinating travel allowances and reimbursements;
  • Maintaining records in accordance with departmental policies and procedures;
  • Managing items via the Department’s Ministerial correspondence and Cabinet document tracking systems;
  • Actively supporting the Department’s Executive Assistant Network.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal, communication and coordination skills. You will have experience establishing good relationships with stakeholders and staff, build wide and effective networks of contacts, and adapt your interpersonal style to suit different people or situations

Candidates with previous Federal Government experience will be highly considered for this role.

To be considered for this role you will need to be an Australian citizen and have the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance at the Baseline level or higher.

What you'll get in return
This Government Department is centrally located and offers impressive benefits and a very generous hourly rate. Career progression possibilities in this position and you will be joining a dynamic and progressive team.

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 call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Pay comparison
Market average based on all Executive Assistant jobs in Canberra ACT
Base pay range
$40 - $47/hr
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Job details
Date posted
23 Apr 2022
Admin & Office Support
Base pay
$40 - $47/hr
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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