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Office Manager

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

The purpose of the Office Manager is to provide oversight and management of the Administration Team across the LWB NT Region to ensure a cross program, client focused, holistic approach to supporting all clients and ensuring all business needs and requirements are met. This will be offered on a 12 month max term contract, with full time hours. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain local administrative systems and procedures and ensure the co-ordination of administrative support for the effective management of all programs
  • Provide timely, effective diary management for the Regional Manager and teams by prioritising and organising meetings, with internal and external stakeholders
  • Organise events, including booking venues, arranging catering and equipment, and managing invites/attendees
  • Arrange travel and accommodation as needed
  • Prepare high quality documents, reports, letters and submissions
  • Develop, lead, motivate and manage a team of administrative staff with a cross program focus
  • Liaise with various external stakeholders including Government and bodies, community partners and regulatory agencies
  • Apply and uphold the principles of a respectful, inclusive and diverse workplace, free from discrimination, harassment or bullying 

Skills & Experience

  • Degree qualification in Business Administration, Community Services or related discipline
  • Current NT Driver Licence
  • High level administrative skills and experience in providing executive support and assistance at a senior level
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership and management
  • Ability to manage sensitive information and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability in time management and organisational skills, able to identify priorities, work under pressure and meet deadlines

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).    

Benefits

  • Work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Competitive salary, salary sacrificing 
  • Join a growing team
  • Monthly RDO available

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Office Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA).

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