aps4 executive assistant in canberra

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canberra, australian capital territory
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administration & office support
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Randstad is seeking experienced APS4 Executive Assistants to join a vibrant federal government agency at the APS4 level. These temporary contract roles will commence as soon as possible and are 3 - 6 months in lenght.

The role:

  • High level Administration support
  • Diary management for your supporting manager.
  • Monitor communications, electronic appointments, coordinate with management to complete tasks and meet deadlines
  • Actively manage and promote relationships with internal and external stakeholders, demonstrate high level liaising skills with key staff.
  • Coordinate and prepare meeting papers, including obtaining information from facilitators and other EAs
  • Taking minutes and coordinating agendas and meetings.
  • Assist in maintaining deadlines and managing priorities
  • Manage telephone calls and Visitors
  • Record Management duties
  • Arrange travel and accommodation for branch staff as required

The ideal candidate:

You will show area’s of expertise in the following:

  • Experience in an Executive Assistant role
  • Excellent phone, verbal and written communication
  • Previous experience in the APS is advantageous
  • A positive “can do” attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, including word and excel
  • Proven capability to support management and other members of the team as required
  • Exceptional time management skills and effectively managed priorities
  • Ability to handle confidential information

What you get in return:

  • 3 - 6 month temporary opportunity within the APS
  • APS4 level salary at an hourly rate
  • Working for a reputable organisation
  • Central Location

For further information about the role please press the APPLY button NOW and one of our consultants will reach out to you to discuss further.


APS4 Executive Assistant


Previous Federal Government experience

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