Senior Executive Assistant - Government Agency - Canberra

Influential federal agency, Contract role with potential to convert to longer term, Excellent remuneration.

Allygroup are seeking a talented and dynamic Executive Assistant to work within a federal government agency, reporting to a high-level executive. The successful candidate will be joining a fast-paced and collaborative team that is an integral part of the organisation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • manage the work schedule of a senior staff member and all aspects associated with it, including telephone calls, electronic diary appointments and organization of meetings and relevant papers
  • manage all correspondence in and out of the office and e-mail inbox, including follow-up and monitoring
  • coordinate Senate Estimate, Ministerial briefs and papers for the division
  • provide administrative support for the division, including management and maintenance of meeting rooms, stationery and office equipment
  • assist with the development of executive reports, submissions and briefs
  • undertake research and provide project management assistance
  • actively manage and promote relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • administer travel finances, including reconciliation and maintenance of all travel and credit card accounts and divisional cost centres

Candidate skills:

Our ideal candidates for this amazing opportunity will possess:

  • notable experience working in an Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant role;
  • the ability to communicate confidently in a clear and concise manner in both written and verbal contexts;
  • the capacity to exercise sound judgement and analytical skills to make detailed and accurate decisions within defined parameters; and
  • the proven ability to manage time effectively and to work to tight and/or competing deadlines.

This opportunity is available on a short-term contract basis with the possibility of extension for the right person.

We love to talk to people about our roles and how here at Allygroup we do things differently.

About Allygroup

Allygroup specialises in high-quality bespoke resourcing solutions for government departments and agencies.

Allygroup is made up of lawyers and professional service providers with significant commercial and government working experience. We understand the work of government and the roles contractors play from personal experience.

We invest in our contractors professional development and well-being and strive to create valuable long-term relationships.

16/03/2020 $0 ACT 1 Administration & Office Support
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