Executive Assistant to GM of People and Culture

Proactively support the General Manager of People and Culture, Dynamic environment in a phase of growth, Contribute to the achievement of strategic objectives.


SSI is a community organisation and social business that support variety of programs serving the most vulnerable people in our society. Our team of experts enable many Australians to achieve their full potential. SSI draws on its expertise and experience to advocate for the people and communities it serves. Through the work we do, we empower people to change their lives. Through our advocacy and representation, we influence ideas and policy.


This role is based in our Ashfield Head Office, however with COVID-19 we are currently working from home. The Executive Assistant will provide high quality executive and administrative services to support the General Manager, People and Culture. The EA will be responsible for compiling of all reporting requirements from monthly divisional reports, Board reports, Weekly CEO meeting templates, Monthly Executive Meeting reports. The EA will also support with external visitations and communications across divisions


You will be qualified in Business Administration or a related discipline with several years experience as a PA OR EA. If you love multi-tasking then this is the role you have been waiting for! Not only will you be providing support and assistance to the GM, you possess a positive attitude, energy and drive. Attention to detail is key in this role combined with familiarity of the People and Culture function (highly desirable). The ideal candidate will also have high level computer skills in a range of software including Microsoft Word, Excel and an ability to build succinct PowerPoint presentations. You have well developed and effective communication skills and like to immerse yourself in the working of the teams and add value to the organisation.


  • A highly resourceful team-player, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive and efficient
    diary management for the General Manager, prepare and manage all correspondence, meetings, take minutes at key meetings
  • Collate information to input into the Board Reports, Divisional Report, Monthly Executive team meetings and other ad hoc reports as requested
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings, including steering groups, committees and off-site events and assist Communications team at AGM and other events as required.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft 365 suite and confidence in using various systems
  • Ability to prioritise, be pragmatic, self-aware and seek continuous improvement
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Independent initiative and strong anticipatory and influencing skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Process expenses and accounts payable requests for the division, in addition to having a grasp of Excel and spreadsheets for budget and monthly expenditure reviews.

Please respond to the About You section in your cover letter.


At SSI we offer the opportunity to engage in meaningful work that makes a real difference to the lives of our clients, their families, carers, and communities.

  • The perks of working with a Non For Profit organisation is the option to Salary package up to $15,990 tax free per year allowing you to make the most of your salary.
  • SSI offers Internal and External programs focused on your wellbeing and safety, a great library of online course and learning and development opportunities.
  • Paid parental Leave. Access to our Confidential Employee Assistance Program.
  • Flexible work and work life balance -Working condensed hours and days. Ability to work from home or office.

We strongly believe in protecting the safety and well-being of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

Applications close date: 26th September 2020

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