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Executive Assistant to Province Leader


Employer: Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Administration, Community Development, Family Services, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 14 February, 2019.
Applications close: 22 February, 2019.

  • Abbotsford location
  • Part Time – 4 Days Per Week (10am – 3pm)

Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. Wherever we are, we strive to team up with people who share our mission, vision and passion for social justice because the need is still great.

We are currently looking for a discrete, conscientious and highly organised Executive Assistant to the Province Leader of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. We are looking for a proactive and responsive individual who can work with our Province Leader to support her activities, as well as those of the Province Leadership team and Sisters.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate competence in the following key selection criteria:

  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Experience working with highly confidential and, at times, sensitive personal information
  • Advanced skills on MS Word and Publisher; Intermediate skills on Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Preparation of highly-professional presentations, Minutes, papers and letters
  • Alignment with Good Shepherd mission and values
  • Well-developed personal organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to anticipate needs as they arise

Job Offer

You will be offered an opportunity to learn and develop your career. A flexible working environment may be available to help manage your work life balance. An attractive remuneration package is available. Be part of a dedicated and friendly team.

How to apply for this job

What you need to do now

Applications close on 22 February. However, please apply as soon as possible, as applications will be shortlisted as they are received.

To apply please review the attached position description and send a brief Cover Letter along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au using the subject line: Executive Assistant to Province Leader application via EthicalJobs. Personal data held by the GSANZ relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity. To find out more about Good Shepherd please go to https://www.goodshep.org.au/join-us. Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.

Supporting materials  Position Description - EA to Province Leader Feb 2019.pdf