Senior Executive Assistant

Location:: Canberra
Sectors: ICT
Employment type: Contract
Salary: AU$80 - AU$120 per hour
Contact name: Ashleigh Martinez-Dyson

Contact email: ashleigh@clearedrecruitment.com.au
Job reference: BBBH2313_1720069351
Published: 12 days ago

Cleared is seeking a Senior Executive Assistants who will support a Senior Executive Service Band 2 officer in a dynamic environment. You will play a crucial role in achieving mission objectives, gaining exposure to diverse departmental work and activities. Collaboration with fellow executive assistants within a supportive network will also be a key aspect of this role.

Estimated start: August 2024
Initial contract duration: 6 months + 6 months
Security Clearance: Must hold TSPV clearance
Location of work: Canberra

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative and executive support to senior officers.
  • Liaise effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders, exercising judgement and professionalism to build productive working relationships.
  • Manage and coordinate calendars and work schedules, providing logistical support including travel arrangements and senior level liaison commitments.
  • Prioritise, triage and coordinate responses in accordance with expectations.
  • Respond to incoming and outgoing communications.
  • Prepare, collate, and manage the timely distribution of meeting papers, meeting minutes, reports, and briefs.
  • Work collaboratively with the broader senior leadership team and other executive assistants.


Required Knowledge / Experience and Tools

  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills with attention to detail, thoroughness, and consistency.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to coordinate tasks effectively, multi-task and manage competing priorities.
  • An exceptional level of professionalism, initiative, and ability to self-direct.
  • Be highly organised, motivated, responsive, and resilient.
  • Deliver outcomes consistent with Departmental practices and values.
  • Be confident in meeting timeframes and managing your workload.
  • Demonstrate a "Can-do" attitude plus the initiative and discretion to manage the role effectively.


Cleared Recruitment is leading the way for Defence recruitment services, bringing together some of Australia's best talent in ICT, Engineering and business and connecting those with specialised and future thinking Defence industry suppliers to ensure Australia is mission-ready at all times.