Executive Assistant

Great opportunity to provide executive assistance and project support to a dynamic corporate function.
Job Details
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Department: Victoria Legal Aid
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VLA3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1283VLA
Closing Date: 02-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $68,339 - $88,435
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1283 EA Corporate Affairs CAF.doc (Word, 323KB)


Exec Assistant Corporate Affairs #1283 PD.pdf (PDF, 85KB)


Contact: Karina Leung
9269 0651

Position Details

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $68,339 - $88,435 plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging


About the role:
You will provide comprehensive professional support to the Executive Director, Corporate Affairs and a wide range of administrative support to projects across the corporate affairs functions. You will enjoy working as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment and contribute to the effective functioning of the wider corporate services directorate and the organisation. This role will suit candidates who have an interest in working with stakeholders at executive levels.

You will be responsible for providing exceptional executive assistance including diary management, taking minutes, scheduling of meetings, preparation of written correspondence, maintaining accounts and budgets, approving payments and assisting with recruitment and training matters. This role also offers variety by providing administrative support and coordination for a number of corporate projects, initiatives and reporting.

About you:
You will have experience providing executive level support and liaising with senior stakeholders both internally and externally. You will have strong organisational and prioritisation skills as well as tact, diplomacy, discretion, the ability to maintain confidentiality and sound judgement. Your excellent attention to detail, understanding of what makes a good organisational culture, sound time management skills, and high level written and verbal communication skills will be highly regarded.

You will also demonstrate a strong commitment to the vision and values of VLA and have the drive and initiative to achieve key objectives and priorities within the directorate you support.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form. You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Karina Leung, Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer on (03) 9269 0651.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 2nd June 2019


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