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Executive Assistant

Sydney, NSW

Ref#: 20170148

Date published: 7-Sep-2017

About us

We recognise talent, ambition and passion in people and welcome this to our team so that together we can drive innovation and raise the benchmark on service; we make a genuine difference. If this vision and approach resonates with you, then you’ve arrived at the right place. This is a huge opportunity to join a leading technology company with entrepreneurial roots and a transformational agenda!

At Macquarie Government, we have over 15 years’ experience in providing Government agencies with secure, reliable and proactive cloud services. We provide secure internet gateway services to 42% of federal government agencies and are a government centric team focussed on increasing our ‘footprint’ in the Government market by providing Secure Cloud services to agencies.


About the role

You will provide high-level administrative and project management support to the Managing Director Macquarie Government and the Government team. You will be an interface in between the MD, internal groups and the government agencies.

You will:

  • Build strong relationships through regular contact with external & internal stakeholders
  • Prepare presentations, reports, and draft correspondence

  • Manage the diary and travel of the executive

  • Work on diverse projects around Employee Engagement, Marketing, Events

  • Manage payments and vendors, e.g. plan & implement events ranging from large networking events, smaller boardroom dinners, round table consultations.

  • Initiate and confirm external appointments with senior public officials for the MD

  • Liaise with Regulatory department for Media Engagement & Press Releases.

The role requires travel to Canberra from time to time, on occasion with short notice.


About you

You are a self-starter keen to completely make the role your own. You possess initiative and drive and have an innate ability to work autonomously and independently. The utmost of professional, you exude an approachable, warm and friendly nature. Quick witted, diligent and highly organized, you are a natural problem solver and are outcomes focused.  You are confident and enjoy liaising and networking.


To be considered for this role, you will have the following skills and experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in similar or Executive Assistant/Personal Assistant and/or project coordinator role in a corporate environment
  • High attention to detail

  • Effective follow-through on commitments and escalation skills

  • Ability to multitask in the face of changing direction, strategy and priority

  • The ability to work autonomously and self-manage

  • Confident and persuasive nature

  • Ability to prioritise Executives’ projects/requests

  • An understanding or exposure to the machinations of government or previous experience within government or a government agency would be beneficial (but isn’t a requirement)


What’s in it for you

Instant and direct access to the co-founder of Macquarie Telecom, enabling your ideas to be heard at the highest level! You will join a close knit, highly ambitious and successful team and participate in our company wide performance bonus scheme. You will truly have the opportunity to make a difference.

Please apply direct now by clicking on the link below. A position description is available upon request.


 


 


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