Executive Assistant

Location: Melbourne
Company: Department of Health
Full Time


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant provides executive management support to two Directors and the Executive Director, in addition to broader high-level administrative support to the Legal Privacy and Integrity branch within the Regulatory, Risk, Integrity and Legal Division. 

With particular attention to confidentiality and sensitivity, the Executive Assistant is required to manage directorate administration requirements including diary and email management; coordinate human resources documentation for the management of staff on behalf of the executive team; manage and coordinate the workflow from the branch to the directorate team to ensure that work is closed off with the appropriate executive and assist in the processing of invoices and establishment of purchase orders. This role is responsible for supporting the engagement with stakeholders and clients, and the establishment of meetings, preparation of materials and following up of relevant stakeholders as requested by the executive.

 Are you?

  • Highly organised and detail focused?
  • Able to be flexible and agile, juggling multiple priorities in a very dynamic, demanding and challenging environment?
  • Able to work effectively with a wide range of people?


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health

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