Executive Assistant / Project Support Officer, Housing Asset Strategy and Financing

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/HISR/513483
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2018-04-16 HISR513483 VPS3 Executive Assistant - Project Officer - JD FINAL.doc (Word, 1.02MB)
Job Specification

2018-04-16 HISR513483 VPS3 Executive Assistant - Project Officer - JD FINAL.pdf (PDF, 76KB)
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Contact: Justine Giri
(03) 9096 2026

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 8/50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Position Summary:

The Executive Assistant / Project Support Officer provides administrative and executive project support to the Project Director and provides a pivotal point of contact for key stakeholders from a diverse range of internal and external organisations and personnel. The position provides a high level executive support function, including confidential secretarial and administrative support functions to the Project Director and unit.  

Are you 

  • Someone who is highly organised and has excellent administration and project management skills 
  • Someone who has excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Someone who has the ability to develop respectful and collaborative working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders

How to Apply:


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

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