Senior Technical Administrator

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is a major national organisation responsible for managing infrastructure maintenance, capital upgrades and the movement of trains on the Hunter Valley coal rail network and interstate railway track across South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.

ARTC is also delivering the $10 billion Inland Rail infrastructure project connecting Melbourne and Brisbane. At ARTC, we’re proud to be a vital part of the transport supply chain and the economic development of Australia. We are unashamed champions of rail as a cost efficient, reliable, safe and responsible mode of transport. Across five states we manage and maintain an 8,500km rail network.

An opportunity exists for a Senior Technical Administrator.
The Role
Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the Senior Technical Administrator will provide professional executive administrative support to the Chief Technology Officer and associated team members in a timely, accurate and confidential manner. You will maintain the Chief Technology Officer’s diary and prioritise meetings, obligations and workflow as required to ensure that the relevant parties are kept informed and up to date of daily schedules and commitments and to maximise the efficient use of the Chief Technology Officer and System and Technology Managers available time.
You will have the ability to use independent judgement in the absence of the Chief Technology Officer to prioritise and action important matters, prepare and distribute correspondence, agendas, minutes, presentations and reports as required by and on behalf of the Chief Technology Officer and System and Technology Managers ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
You will provide support to the Project Steering Committees, purchase goods and services, make travel and accommodation arrangements, as per ARTC policies and procedures, arrange purchase orders and process invoices for payment and complete reconciliations for corporate credit cards. You will manage the Systems and Technology Teams and SharePoint Environments and coordinate or carry out additional tasks to support business operations and major projects as required.
About you

Knowledge, skills and experience required for this role:

  • Demonstrated previous experience as a personal assistant for a senior manager in a large organisation.
  • Extensive proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office 365 applications including Teams and SharePoint.
  • Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills, including previous experience in writing documents on behalf of a senior manager.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and make independent decisions when necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to use judgement and discretion when dealing with enquiries and disseminating information.

Desirable for this role:

  • Previous experience working in the Rail Industry.
  • Certificate/Diploma in Administration or related.

About the process
Australian Rail Track Corporation recognises that a talented and diverse workforce is fundamental to building a commercially strong and customer focused organisation so candidates with experience and perspectives that can contribute to our diverse workforce are encouraged to apply.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to consent to a National Criminal History Check.

Appointment is subject to ARTC's medical fitness standards relative to the position.

ARTC is a drug and alcohol-free working environment.

09/11/2020 $0 Adelaide 1 Administration & Office Support
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