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APS4 Executive Assistant

  • 6 month contract with possibility of extension

  • Federal Government experience essential

  • Please call Laura Slater on 02 6257 3331

Out Federal Government client is seeking a highly skilled Executive Assistant for a 6 month contract.

Your new company
This busy division of a Federal Government Department is responsible for accessing services and tools by subsidising the cost of health-related goods and services through a range of different funding measures.

Your new role
Your new role as an APS4 Executive Assistant will see you supporting the Assistant Secretary on a 6 month contract with the possibility of extension.

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 including flights, accommodation, visas, travel allowances and reimbursements;

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal, communication and coordination skills. You will be intuitive, strategic and always one step ahead. 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.

You will be an excellent multi-tasker, able to quickly adapt to new challenges and stay organised in a fast-paced environment.

Candidates with previous Federal Government experience and exposure to PDMS are highly desirable. 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 such as, birthday bonuses, work cars and a very generous hourly rate.

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 Laura Slater on 02 6257 3331 now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Laura Slater for a confidential discussion on your career.

Date Posted
Administration & Secretarial
Canberra, ACT 2601
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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