Senior Executive Assistant

The Western Distributor Authority (WDA) is responsible for the delivery of the West Gate Tunnel Project, Monash Freeway Upgrade and Webb Dock access improvements. Being delivered in partnership with Transurban, The West Gate Tunnel will provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge with a second major river crossing. It will reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from local streets. In addition, it will create around 6000 jobs and deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria's economy. The WDA is an Administrative Office established in relation to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).
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Department: Western Distributor Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/032922C
Closing Date: 28-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: Up to three years
Attachments: WGTP - PD - Senior Executive Assistant .DOCX (Word, 1.17MB)

Contact: Anna Chatfield
03 9938 0518

Position Details

Construction has started on the West Gate Tunnel Project and will be completed in 2022. For further information on this exciting project visit:

  • Exciting opportunity to join the West Gate Tunnel Project
  • Be part of a high performing team
  • City Shaping Major Transport project

The Western Distributor Authority (WDA) has an opportunity for an experienced Senior Executive Assistant to join the Office of the CEO team on the West Gate Tunnel Project.

This position is responsible for providing high quality executive support services to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WDA. The role is a pivotal point of contact for key internal and external stakeholders of the WDA. The key priorities in this position include diary management, managing documentation flows and follow-up, provision of support for meetings and events, and ensuring all necessary executive support services are provided and coordinated.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong organisational, communication, IT and relationship building skills, together with the ability to work independently in a complex environment and as part of a team.

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter and resume are to be submitted online by visiting Individual responses to the Key Selection Criteria are not required. Your cover letter should include a summary taking into account the KSC as a whole and why you are interested in the role. All documents should be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document.

The WDA is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The WDA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The WDA offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Anna Chatfield, Manager Office of the CEO on 03 9938 0518.

Applications close 11.59pm – 28 May 2018

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