Apunipima Cape York Health Council is a community controlled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service. We provide culturally appropriate, family centred, comprehensive primary health care services to the communities and people of Cape York. Our vision is to become a community owned organisation that has achieved optimal wellness for Cape York communities.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly organised and proactive administration professional to join our organisation in the position of Executive Assistant – Office of the Chief Executive. As Executive Assistant you will work in a fast-paced environment providing high level support and coordination to the Chief Executive Officer, Senior Management and the Board of Directors. This includes but is not limited to managing the Chief Executive Officer’s calendar, coordinating travel, providing effective communication from the office of the executive, coordinating meetings, preparing documentation, screening emails and phone calls and undertaking projects as directed. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under s 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and s 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.
To be successful in this role you will have: - Significant experience as an Executive Assistant or equivalent in a medium to large organisation - Superior organisational and time management skills, including the ability to effectively manage competing priorities and expectations - Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare and draft complex documents and correspondence - Strong understanding of administrative management processes and systems - Understanding of the historical and contemporary issues that impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities, particularly in Cape York - Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in accordance with community protocols and customs - Current Blue Card positive notice or exemption, or willing and able to obtain prior to commencement
Apunipima is a great place to work, with opportunities to grow and develop and an environment of respect. As Executive Assistant – Office of the Chief Executive, you will enjoy an attractive remuneration package, collaborative workplace, 5 weeks annual leave, annual leave loading, generous salary packaging options, flexible work practices, staff parking and more. This is a Permanent Full Time opportunity.
This position is based in Cairns. How to Apply Don't miss the opportunity to join Apunipima in this invaluable position providing high quality and timely support to the Office of the Chief Executive. If you’re interested in this role, visit our website to view the Position Description and submit your application Work For Us (apunipima.org.au), including your resume, referee details and answers to the screening questions. Applications close on Sunday, 24 January 2021. If you would like to have a confidential discussion about this role, or if you have any questions, please contact Madeleine Tivey, Recruitment Officer via [email protected] or (07) 4037 7255. Vacancy Reference Number: 6760