Jobs at Defence – Executive Assistants

Website Department of Defence

Job Description:

A number of opportunities exist for highly motivated individuals to provide executive support for the Senior Executive Service Band 1 & 2 levels within the Department of Defence. A well organised executive office is crucial to the smooth operation of the department. With limited supervision, you will manage the office of either an Assistant Secretary or First Assistant Secretary. This includes calendar management, preparation of correspondence, organising meetings, arranging travel, coordinating briefing packs and managing office systems and records using Microsoft Office, Objective and Financial Management Systems. The roles will also provide administrative and operational support to their respective Branches and Divisions.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates will be well organised, have the ability to manage competing priorities, work independently, as well as collaborating effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • You will be able to demonstrate the ability to proactively anticipate the needs of your senior executive officer as well as flexibility and resilience.
  • You will have excellent time management skills, strong attention to detail and excel at building and maintaining stakeholder relationships.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Defence

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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