aps 5 executive assistant in Canberra CBD

mirinda curtis, randstad
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canberra cbd, australian capital territory
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Randstad have an exciting opportunity for an APS 5 Executive Assistant. Working with this Government Department you will receive excellent on the job training to be able to perform at your best and achieve great results. We are looking for people who have strong organisation, communication skills and the capacity to manage several tasks or requests simultaneously.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high level support to the Group Head through effective diary management, email communication, planning schedules, appointments, meetings, travel and associated tasks
  • Coordination of travel arrangements
  • Undertake research, maintaining and updating databases, and preparing routine reports and correspondence
  • Manage confidential briefings and correspondence
  • Communicate and liaise with staff at all levels within the agency and internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain a sound general knowledge of the role and responsibilities of the APS, including an understanding of the Australian Public Service operating environment more broadly

Our ideal candidates:

  • Hold a baseline security clearance as a minimum;
  • Well-developed planning, organisational and teamwork skills including the ability to show initiative, prioritise workloads, meet deadlines during periods of high demand and deliver high-quality outcomes;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills, time management, negotiation and coordination skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate effectively and professionally with staff, clients and service providers
  • Demonstrated high degree of accuracy and attention to details; and
  • Proven ability to proactively manage relationships with internal and external clients.

Please click “Apply Now” to submit your current resume in word doc format, or send it to Mirinda.Curtis@Randstad.com.au


APS 5 Executive Assistant


No qualifications necessary

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School