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Executive Assistant

  • Full time, 3 year contract
  • Reports to Executive Director

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The Executive Assistant will provide high level support to the Executive Director (ED) ensuring smooth running of the office of the ED at all times.

They will act as the principal contact point for external stakeholders including Ministerial and Parliamentary officers, senior government officials, partner organisations, members of the public and clients and families, and provide cover for the Executive Secretariat Officer as required.

You will:

  • Manage a busy and often conflicting diary with a range of activities including travel, events meetings and appointments
  • Support all administrative related activities including email management, formatting documents and preparing presentations.
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relations by establishing a friendly and professional rapport with stakeholders Provide cover for the Executive Secretariat Officer as required
  • Identify and manage priorities and deadlines to ensure the smooth running of the ED and their office

What you’ll need:

You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to health outcomes for young people. In addition, you will bring:

  • Previous experience working in a busy and often ambiguous environment as an Executive Assistant
  • Exceptional organisation skills with a passion for planning, organising and prioritising administrative tasks and system.
  • Managing competing tasks within tight timeframes and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Expert application of the Microsoft Office Suite package
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish friendly and professional rapport with a wide range of stakeholders

What you’ll get in return:

  • Salary commensurate on experience + 10% super + NFP salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Flexible work to suit your lifestyle and access to policies and tools that support this
  • Opportunity to influence and drive change in a purpose led organisation

Orygen – leading the revolution

Imagine a future with unlimited potential. A future where every young person enjoys optimal mental health as they grow into adulthood.

At Orygen, this is our life’s work, because we passionately believe it’s what all young people deserve.

Every step of the way, young people and families are at the heart of everything we do. Always.

Through world-leading research that creates change; through pioneering reform that delivers real-world practical solutions.

At Orygen, that’s the future we’re creating right now. To do it, we have revolution in mind.

Join the revolution

If you’re keen to join Orygen and be part of our team challenging the status quo and reshaping the future for young people, submit your application via the Apply Now button.

Orygen is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity.

We strive to continue to build a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people.

We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.

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