Department of Agriculture Jobs – Executive Assistant

Website AWE

Job Description:

We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative Executive Assistant (EA) to provide high level administrative support to the Supervising Scientist (Assistant Secretary). The ideal candidate needs to be enthusiastic, proactive, a self-starter and have the skills to manage competing priorities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and facilitating meetings and engagements including arranging video conference and teleconferences
  • Managing and coordinating responses to information requests through the branch’s coordination mailbox
  • Applying knowledge of government protocols and administration policies, processes and procedures to assist the Supervising Scientist
  • Providing high-level executive support to the Supervising Scientist including diary management and scheduling appointments
  • Arranging travel and itineraries for the Supervising Scientist, ensuring meetings and travel bookings are made well in advance of departure date
  • Assisting with wider section and branch tasks as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated experience fostering productive working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in providing support to senior executives.
  • Work experience in government is highly desirable.

Job Details:

Company: AWE

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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