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Senior Administration Officer - Kununurra

Save The Children

Join our crew of champions and assist in maintaining the productivity of our frontline teams. Working on a variety of projects and liaising with a range of diverse stakeholders, often remotely, no two days will be the same in this challenging role. Your administration and coordination support will ensure that our teams can continue working effectively and efficiently to make the world a better place for children.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We've been working with families and communities in WA as a trusted support for children for over 70 years.

Where you come in:

In this permanent, 0.6 FTE role (hours to be spread over 3, 4 or 5 days per week, depending on your preference) based in Kununurra, you'll ensure accurate and efficient administrative, secretarial and general support is provided to all members of the department in a proactive and professional manner at all times. As part of our WA/NT state admin team, you'll report to our Operations and Business Support Manager.

You will make an impact by:

  • Providing high level administrative support, such as booking rooms internally and externally, arranging various technologies for online meetings, organising travel
  • Coordinating events to support the team, such as training sessions, team away days and regional and yearly events, including catering and travel logistics
  • Assisting with report writing, budget management, procurement activities and financial deadlines
  • Ensuring all filing and information-sharing systems are kept up to date
  • Seeking improvement in operational processes of the department
  • Maintaining common areas at the Kununurra office
  • Handling all Information Technology queries / issues in State Offices

Does this sound like you?

Your excellent organisation and administration skills, alongside your analytical instincts, will see you drive the delivery of quality outcomes within strict deadlines. You'll build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders enabling the reach of productively of our programs to flourish. You're able to plan and prioritise work, and are flexible and self-motivated to provide ranging support to see the team succeed. Importantly, you'll work effectively with other state office coordinators to ensure smooth continuation of programs, and you pride yourself on your integrity and confidentiality.

This role requires:

  • Exceptional customer service focus
  • Prior experience in a client facing, reception and/or administrative role
  • Computer literacy skills and ability to swiftly learn new systems
  • Knowledge/experience in Workplace Health and Safety within an office environment
  • Certificate/Diploma in Business Administration, PA/Secretarial studies, or Customer Service highly desirable
  • The ability to travel if required to do so

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Additional annual leave options
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Award rate salary plus full salary packaging benefits
  • Intrastate / interstate travel if required
  • Internal development and deployment opportunities

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.

Position Description - Senior Administration Officer Kununurra

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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