Executive Assistant, Communications & Media (VPSG4)

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 21/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DH/CM/375093

Reference: VG/DH/CM/375093

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 will lead the provision of high-quality executive and secretarial support services for the Chief Communications Officer and Directors within the Communications and Media Branch.

The Executive Assistant provides secretarial and executive support, with particular attention to confidentiality, complexity and sensitivity to the Chief Communications Officer and their management team.

The Executive Assistant is required to perform duties including email and calendar management, providing administrative services to support internal and external meetings and events, document management, invoice processing, note taking, meeting coordination and the tracking of correspondence and the coordination of information flow in and out of the offices.

Are you?

  • Experienced in providing support to Senior Executives?
  • Proactive with self-initiative to problem solve?
  • Detail focused, with highly developed written and verbal communication skills?
  • An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to work?
  • Able to work to tight timelines and deliver consistently accurate outcomes, in a dynamic environment?
  • Reliable, dedicated and able to adjust to changing priorities?


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, Communications & Media  (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

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Pauline Michaux | 8633 4833

Executive Assistant, Communications & Media  (VPSG4)