Executive Assistant

$88,899 - $101,743 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 06 August 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $88,899 - $101,743 plus superannuation
Position No: 41626
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 July 2021
Contact Officer: Jean Allsop on Jean.Allsop@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 7446

Details: The Digital, Data and Technology Solutions Group, led by the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), has responsibility to drive the ACT’s digital agenda, lead the whole of government strategic direction for ICT and cyber security, and provide technical, tactical and transactional support for whole of government ICT.

The primary focus of this role is to provide high-quality support to the CDO. In addition to this, the role also provides support to the DDTS Executive Team. The position reports to the Executive Officer to the CDO and works as part of a broader network of Executive Assistants across ACT Government.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile area delivering initiatives that will have whole of government lasting impact. The successful applicant will possess very strong organisational skills with the ability to anticipate and plan ahead, ensuring that the CDO is always prepared, no matter what the day may bring. The role is required to maintain a high-level of confidentiality and discretion, exercise a considerable degree of independence and consistently exercise sound judgement. Additionally, the position liaises across the ACT Government and with various key stakeholders at local and national levels, to respond quickly to business needs and meet tight timeframes.

If you have proven experience in delivering high-quality and customer-focussed support to senior executives, thrive in managing changing circumstances, are comfortable with multiple priorities and demands and have the ability to demonstrate resilience in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, this could be the job for you.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Notes: This is a temporary position available from 01 September 2021 until 07 October 2022, with the possibility of extension. Under the current COVID-19 restrictions many staff are currently working from home with limited access to on-site working. Please discuss any concerns around these arrangements with the contact officer. The position is located in an activity-based working (ABW) environment. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Please submit a written application of no more than two pages, outlining your suitability for the position in line with the Position Description, a current curriculum vitae, and contact details of two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

06 Aug, 2021