Corporate Services Officer

Corporate Services Officer

  • Employer: Aboriginal Housing Victoria
  • Work Type/s: Ongoing full time
  • Location:  Melbourne (Fitzroy North
  • Applications close: 25 September 2020 

Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV) is an Aboriginal community organisation responsible for managing over 1,500 rental properties for Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people living in Victoria. AHVs vision is to ensure that Aboriginal Victorians secure appropriate, affordable housing as a pathway to better lives and stronger communities.

In addition to being the largest Aboriginal landlord in Victoria, AHV is the lead agency for Victorias Aboriginal housing and homelessness policy, Mana-na worn-tyeen maar-takoort. As the housing policy lead in the Aboriginal community, AHV has dual roles to hold the Government to account in securing the resources and reforms to implement the policy, while we support sector development to empower Victorias Aboriginal community to determine its chosen housing future.

Reporting to the Director of Strategy and Performance, the Corporate Services Support Officer is a member of the Strategy and performance team and is responsible for assisting with a range of corporate services functions that support the organisations effective functioning.

The Corporate Services Officer will:

  • Be the main point of contact for AHVs corporate suppliers and support colleagues with all corporate service related enquiries and issues.
  • Ensure all IT-related risks are adequately managed alongside AHVs external IT provider including IT hardware, software, security and business continuity plan.
  • Assist new staff with IT set up and provide a corporate services induction, including allocation and set up of mobile and laptop devices for users and procurement of new equipment when necessary
  • Coordinate the full range of functions associated with AHVs corporate vehicles including leasing of cars, the car pool booking system, car servicing, the provision of E-tags for all AHV vehicles, installation of security and tracking devices, follow up of accidents for repairs and insurance claims, coordinating infringement notices, issuing and maintaining log books and fuel cards.
  • Issue fobs, keys and alarm codes to staff and contractors. Maintain an accurate security register and liaise with AHVs head office security and CCTV provider.
  • Organise the timely payment of corporate services related invoices via an approval workflow with the Director of Strategy and Performance.
  • Write CEO Briefings and Executive Management Group Papers on relevant corporate services related issues

We are looking for someone who will bring a client-centred focus to the role and with the following key attributes and skills (KSC):

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high quality and professional standard of corporate services support, including excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of IT systems, hardware and software including the Microsoft suite of applications
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • High-level customer service skills along with experience in liaising with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and apply a problem solving approach to work complexities.
  • High-level interpersonal skills with demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with other staff to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Strong attention to detail along with the ability to manage competing priorities, to work autonomously and under pressure and take direction and responsibility for the effective completion of work.
  • Victorian Drivers Licence is essential.
  • Whilst a formal qualification is not essential, experience in a varied corporate services role with a working knowledge of IT systems, hardware and software is highly desirable.

This position will be based in our North Fitzroy office when COVID-19 restrictions allow us, but will be working from home until further notice.

National Police records check and a Working with Children Check are required for this position.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by COB 25 September 2020.

14/09/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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