Executive Assistant

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies.

We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements. If you require a copy a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, such as large print, please email people.culture@dtf.vic.gov.au.
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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/D01695
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: SSP Position Description VPS4 Executive Assistant.docx (Word, 87KB)


Contact: Joanna Saggers
9651 1502

Position Details

The Shared Service Provider is looking to fill a full time, ongoing, VPS4 Executive Assistant role

The main expectations are to:

1. Provide confidential high-level executive support services to the Executive Director and the Executive Leadership team. This will include all functions of office, time and diary management, including:

  • Extensive diary management to maximise availability and effectiveness;
  • managing email inboxes to ensure priority documents are highlighted and required action taken;
  • Implementing and administering office processes and workflow, monitoring progress, and allocating tasks to direct reports of the Executive Director;
  • preparing meeting papers (with relevant briefing material from key stakeholders, where appropriate);
  • maintaining Content Manager and correspondence register of all Ministerial and departmental correspondence (record, delegate and action where necessary, all correspondence);
  • preparing general correspondence;
  • Undertaking quality assurance processes on all out-going correspondence, including memorandums and ministerial briefs; and
  • Organising interstate travel for all staff, preparing travel itineraries for the Executive Director

2. Support the Executive Director and the work group with administration support which will include:

  • stationery monitoring and ordering;
  • managing invoices and payment of accounts (using ARIBA);
  • coordinating new starters using GIPS; and
  • managing all processes for staff departures.

3. Provide executive support to other areas within the division or Department as a result of annual or sick leave requirements.

4. Develop and maintain professional working relationships with key stakeholders across the Department. 

For further information, refer to the attached Position Description.

To discuss this role further, please contact Joanna Saggers on 03 9651 1502

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, please provide your CV and a cover letter summarising your skills, knowledge and relevant experience.  Applications close on 25 July 2019. If you are interested in applying for this role go to Jobs at DTF and select the ‘Apply Now' button.


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