experienced executive assistant in Adelaide CBD

Adelaide CBD, South Australia
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Our client, a highly reputable State Government Department is currently seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to support the new Executive Director. This role will be full time for two months with the opportunity to extend.

The successful candidate will have a great personality! We are looking for a dynamic, professional self starter who is able to fit within the office culture. You will have worked in a similar position with accomplished computer skills, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, the ability to be flexible and adaptable, and be willing to be part of a new and exciting team.

Essential Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all people at all levels
  • Demonstrated capacity to work under limited direction and appropriately apply diplomacy, discretion, creativity, initiate and judgement in responding to both external and internal demands in a sensitive political environment
  • High level organisational and time management skills – being able to manage high levels of work with changing priorities and conflicting demands
  • Being able to handle a number of sensitive, confidential and sometimes complex issues
  • Using government-mandated administrative and records management information systems, including the Microsoft suite of office software
  • Coordinating the delivery of a comprehensive, confidential, high level executive support and correspondence management service
  • Experience in undertaking research and project work to improve business systems and processes
  • Minute taking
  • Extensive diary management and scheduling all appointments
  • A background in State, Local or Federal Government will be highly desirable
  • Hold a current Child Related DCSI clearance (this is mandatory)

If you are interested in the opportunity and are available for an immediate start please submit your application online or call Skye Coppinger on 8468 8033 for a confidential chat

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