First listed on: 21 January 2022

Executive Assistant / Project Officer

  • Join a dynamic, forward thinking team and be inspired every day
  • Build strong relationships and be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community
  • Provide quality executive and administration support

As the Executive Assistant/Project Officer you will provide high level executive and administrative support to the Director and Managers within the Corporate Services Directorate.

Corporate Services are responsible for supporting and providing efficient, effective and proactive support to the three other directorates to aid them in delivering services to the public.  Covering the areas of finance and procurement, IT & Digital Transformation, People and Culture and Customer Experience and Business Improvement; Corporate Services provides oversight and support to the organisation to ensure all legislative requirements are met.

The successful candidate will provide high quality executive administrative and project support as well as:

  • Review policies, guidelines, systems and processes
  • Keep staff informed of changes effecting the Directorate including changes to Council policies and procedures
  • Maintain Councillor’s CRM register and coordinate responses to complainants
  • Conduct research and coordinate special projects
  • Purchase and make payments according to Council’s procurement process
  • Co-ordinate and implement projects within the Directorate

Extensive experience working in an executive support role or related area relevant to the position is required as well as:

  • A good understanding of local government decision making
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide accurate and confidential advice and support to the Executive Team
  • Ability to resolve problems, manage conflict and negotiate successful outcomes
  • Experience managing multiple tasks concurrently, meeting deadlines and motivating others
  • Demonstrated commitment to our values
  • Ability to work in a team environment and provide high quality administrative support and customer service

 The benefits of working for Banyule City Council:

  • Permanent full time plus monthly RDO
  • Salary range $86,182.74 to $93,696.04 plus super
  • Access to learning and development opportunities and a range of health and well-being initiatives
  • Supportive team

Our Staff choose to align their career with Banyule by living the values of Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Initiative & Inclusion, strong learning and development culture and the positive way we work in partnership with the community. 

For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, contact Gabrielle Hegarty People & Culture Consultant Tel: 9490 4235 for a confidential conversation.

To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below. 

Applications Close 11.45pm on: Sunday 6 February 2022.

Banyule City Council is committed to being an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer, we value diversity and encourage people from different and diverse backgrounds to apply. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email  or call 9940 4235.

In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, this position requires you to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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