Senior Executive Assistant

About us

The Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (ACCS) is an independent statutory authority which operates in accordance with the Workplace Injury and Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013. The ACCS helps resolve workers’ compensation disputes in Victoria between workers and employers and/or WorkCover agents or self-insurers using the principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Requests for conciliation are usually brought to the ACCS by the worker.

The impact you'll have

Responsible for providing high quality executive support services to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), you will be a pivotal point of contact for key internal and external stakeholders of the ACCS. You will work closely with the Executive Leadership Team, act as a mentor to the Executive Assistant and Administration Assistant, and develop a respectful and productive relationship with the Board and Board committee members to meet the expectations of key stakeholders. Your key priorities will include diary management, managing documentation flow and follow-up, coordination of committee meetings and minutes, and ensuring all necessary executive support services are provided at the highest standard.

About you

You’ll demonstrate previous experience as an EA to a CEO, ideally with prior exposure to supporting a Board. You’ll possess exceptional written communication skills including experience writing briefs, memos, submissions and minutes within the Public Sector. You’ll pride yourself on your highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to liaise/consult with employees, government officials, stakeholders and senior external associates. You thrive in a role that varies from day to day and have a passion for utilising your initiative in planning, organising, meeting deadlines and confidently managing competing priorities. Your approachable demeanour, high level of initiative and positive work ethic will be an asset to you in this role.

This position will be offered as a fixed term maternity leave replacement for 12 months.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You will be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

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The ACCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the diversity of its people. Making a difference in the community, professional development opportunities, an excellent range of employee benefits and a collegiate and modern work environment are just some of the reasons the ACCS is a positive and vibrant place to work.

Applications close Sunday, 10th March 2019. To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to ACCSrecruitment@conciliation.vic.gov.au and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

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