Executive Assistant (VPSG4)

Job posted: 09/09/2021
Applications close: 23/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DOH/CSI/493397

Reference: VG/DOH/CSI/493397

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative and executive support to the Senior Executive Director in a highly sensitive and dynamic environment. The role is a pivotal point of contact for key stakeholders from across the department, health services and other government agencies.

The Executive Assistant is required to coordinate activities on behalf of the Senior Executive Director and the Senior Executive Director's office including arranging complex meetings, organising travel arrangements, preparation of briefs and letters, document tracking, operation of agendas and minute taking.

The role requires extensive experience in providing high level executive and administrative support, and excellent organisational, communication and stakeholder skills to enable responsive, high quality delivery of business and strategic priorities.

Are you?

  • An excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to work?
  • Able to prioritise tasks in a dynamic environment?
  • A highly organised individual who enjoys taking initiative?
  • Experienced in providing high level executive support?

Previous candidates will be considered and not need to re-apply.


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 <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Executive Assistant  (VPSG4)

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Rosie Trent, Strategic Adviser | 0437 690 377

Executive Assistant  (VPSG4)