Divisional Assistant

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50 minutes ago
  • Paid volunteer leave
  • Microsoft Office
Full Job Description
About us

We are DevelopmentWA – Western Australia’s land development agency. Our work is diverse and state-wide, developing land for sustainable communities, prosperous industry and resilient regions.

Our portfolio includes the development and management of some of WA’s most iconic residential, commercial and industrial projects both within the metropolitan area, and regional areas of our state. Projects including Elizabeth Quay, Alkimos, Ocean Reef Marina the Australian Marine Complex, Subi East and Broome North.

Our vision is ‘Shaping our State’s future’ and that’s exactly what you’ll be doing by joining the team at DevelopmentWA. For more information visit developmentwa.com.au

The role

We have an exciting opportunity available in DevelopmentWA’s Operations team providing high-level support to the Regional and Industrial teams.

As the Divisional Assistant working closely with and reporting to the Executive Assistant, you will provide high-level administrative support to the division by:

Understanding priorities and ensuring relevant information is available to staff to prepare for and achieve results.

Coordinating the scheduling of meetings and preparing associated agendas, minutes and documents.

Coordinating divisional responses, approval and submission of Board, Executive, Ministerial and committee items.

Arranging travel logistics.

Providing administration support across the Division as required including document collation, spreadsheet and database maintenance, assisting with corporate functions, field tours and events.

Reconciling of purchasing card statements for the division.

Utilising the Client Relationship Management and Objective Document Management systems.

Providing coverage for the Executive Assistant during periods of leave, and short-term coverage for Reception.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills, experience and attributes:

Demonstrated experience in a similar role providing clerical and administrative support to senior staff and/or a diverse team.

Demonstrated organisational skills, including the ability to work in a high intensity work environment involving multiple tasks and competing priorities.

Experience working effectively in a team, as well as the ability to work without direct supervision.

Enthusiastic and pro-active in your approach.

Competent in the use of Microsoft Office suite and other systems

Demonstrated verbal and written skills relevant to this role, including the ability to proofread material to ensure it meets corporate style requirements.

What we offer

As well as working to deliver some of WA’s most high-profile and important land development projects, you will also enjoy:

Flexible working arrangements

Just a minute walk from Elizabeth Quay train and bus stations.

Study assistance and professional development opportunities.

Generous leave provisions, including ability to purchase additional leave

End-of-trip facilities.

An active social club and paid volunteering opportunities.

An agile and progressive workplace culture built on our core values of Brilliance, Alliance, Courage and Integrity.

Are you ready to help shape our state’s future?

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter addressing the listed success factors and why you are ideally suited to this opportunity by 5pm Monday 10 October 2022.

For further information about the position or queries regarding the recruitment process and roles available please contact the People and Culture Team by email at hr@developmentwa.com.au

The health and wellbeing of our employees is of upmost importance. In line with the relevant State public health advice, it is strongly recommended that all employees are fully vaccinated. In applying for this position, you will be asked to disclose your vaccination status.

Agency CVs will not be considered at this time.

Our commitment to equality and diversity

At DevelopmentWA we’re committed to building an inclusive workplace which promotes equity, values diversity and provides fulfilling employment opportunities for people of all backgrounds and abilities.

We welcome applications from priority groups including Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and mature age workers.

Please contact us if you require reasonable adjustments to the recruitment processes.

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