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Executive Assistant

Greening Australia - Perth, WA

Administration & Secretarial
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About us

Greening Australia is a national, action orientated, environmental enterprise. Our mission is to restore landscapes at scale through collaborative, science-based and innovative programs. We collaborate with a broad range of partners to plan, develop and deliver scalable solutions for the biggest environmental challenges facing Australia.

We believe that people thrive when nature thrives, and we work to translate this shared value into practice. We integrate societal, environmental and financial benefits for our clients by delivering on ground win / win solutions. 

Our projects include:

  • improving farm productivity using proven regenerative agriculture methods;
  • storing CO2 emissions through accredited biodiverse carbon offsetting;
  • conserving Australian landscapes through innovative and large-scale approaches to biodiverse restoration; and
  • supporting Traditional Owners and Indigenous organisations to heal, restore and manage land, including delivery of conservation and land management training.


About you 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, self-driven Executive Assistant to join our dynamic and high performing organisation.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will be responsible for the delivery of timely, efficient and effective administration, executive support, information coordination and confidential secretarial support. The role will also consist of involvement in special projects and other organisational initiatives as required.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as the first point of contact to the COO with internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct research and collect and analyse data to produce correspondence, memos, presentations and reports of both a general and confidential nature on behalf of the COO
  • Provide timely, effective diary management by prioritising and organising meetings with internal and external stakeholders in consultation with the COO

In addition to the above, you will have the ability to build and develop relationships with the COO and members of the leadership team. You will also have the opportunity to strategically shape the role to create processes that work for you and the COO. 


Requirements to be successful

Essential

  • Relevant qualifications and minimum of 5 years’ experience in providing executive support and assistance at a senior level
  • Demonstrated experience in organising workshops and meetings, including preparation and distribution of papers
  • Experience in providing a broad range of administrative and related clerical services
  • Strong business acumen
  • Flexibility to meet sometimes rapidly changing priorities and variable working duties and hours.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to compose and present correspondence of a non-specialist nature
  • Advanced skills in office computing applications including word processing, spreadsheets, databases management, presentation software such as PowerPoint or similar, and email
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills, the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities, maintain attention to detail and meet deadlines
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively in a geographically dispersed team environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal and oral communication skills, including demonstrated ability to develop productive relationships with staff at all levels and with external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capacity to maintain high levels of discretion and exercise of sound judgement with regards to confidential matter


Desirable

  • Tertiary qualifications in business or related discipline
  • Knowledge of the not for profit sector and/or Environmental sector
  • Experience Microsoft Dynamics NAV or other Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in managing regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of corporate governance and the ability to incorporate and encourage its application in practice.


Benefits and perks

  • Work for a leading environmental enterprise
  • New office facility located in the Perth CBD
  • Flexible working arrangements


Apply through SEEK and attach a one-page cover letter (addressing your motivation for the role and the position requirements) and resume.


Applications close COB Monday 5 April 2021


For any job related enquiries please contact Kelley Thompson - Office Manager by email at kthompson@greeningaustralia.org.au