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Executive Assistant to General Manager Service Delivery

Settlement Services International
  • Based at Parramatta
  • Fixed term maternity cover contract until May 2022
  • Flexible working hours & salary packaging options!

About SSI

Settlement Services International (SSI Group) is a community-based organisation and social business that supports newcomers and Australians to achieve their full potential. Taking an integrated approach how everyone can thrive within the community in which they live and the wider Australian society, we support children, young people and families; people living with disability; and asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. Our programs include facilitating employment, multicultural foster care, creating community engagement, advocacy, and influencing government and international affairs and provide though leadership within our sector nationally and globally.


Service Delivery Settlement encompasses a range of programs that build skills and knowledge for the social and economic wellbeing of humanitarian entrants through needs-based case management.

The settlement programs under Service Delivery include Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP), Settlement Engagement and Transition Support Program (SETS), Community Hubs Program, Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) and the Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme (IAAAS)


The Executive Assistant will provide high quality 1:1 executive and administrative services to support the General Manager Service Delivery - Settlement and assist direct reports in the performance of their role and required participation.


Ideally you would be a passionate Executive Assistant with a minimum 5 years' experience in working directly with senior management and tertiary qualifications in business administration or a related discipline. Your experience within a community sector organisation would be highly desirable although not essential. We welcome a highly resourceful team-player, who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, and efficient. Your highly developed interpersonal and strong stakeholder management skills will see you succeed in this role along with your ability to be organised and structured.

Your main duties would include:

  • Anticipate, organise and coordinate work flow through email and diary management, prepare and manage all correspondence, meetings, take minutes at key meetings and liaison with all SSI offices
  • Collate relevant papers and materials, prepare high level PowerPoint presentations, speeches and undertake research to support meetings and speaking engagements
  • Coordinate media and speaking engagements by managing enquiries, invitations and liaising with Marketing and Communications staff to prioritise opportunities and make recommendations to the General Manager - Settlement
  • Arrange and support travel, accommodation, expenses, filing and all administration duties for the General Manager. Coordinate travel arrangements for the Settlement Teams through the FCM booking system

About our Benefits

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Industry leading flexible working arrangement supported to work from home and office, including 9-day fortnight;
  • Access to in-house training and learning opportunities for professional development and growth;
  • Access to our inhouse wellbeing programs
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.

About our Recruitment Process

SSI is a Disability Confident Recruiter and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. We encourage people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position and support applications from our First Nations People.

At SSI we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

We encourage candidates to provide a cover letter along with your resume, by submitting online. Should you be successful for the first round of shortlist, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialist will guide you through our process and next steps.

If you require a reasonable adjustment during our recruitment process, please email talent@ssi.org.au using the subject line: Executive Assistant to General Manager Service Delivery enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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