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Senior Administration Officer, Governance


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Apply nowJob no:496074
Work type:Permanent Full Time
Classification: Band 5 ($71,741 - $81,382 pa)
Categories:Administration & Support, Governance & Legal

About us
We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role
This is an exciting new administrator role that sits within the Office of the Chief Executive and reports directly to our Manager, Governance who is responsible for Governance, the Mayor and Councillor Support Unit and the Internal Ombudsman function. Consequently, this role requires the highest level of discretion and confidentiality as you will be involved in the preparation of documents for Council, the Executive and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. As a Senior Administration Officer, you will be a highly competent administrator who is expert at coordinating meetings, events and development programs, along with the efficient management of emails and calendars. This role requires proven positive and professional stakeholder management and exceptional organisational skills.

Key responsibilities include

  • Provide administrative support to the Manager, Governance and assist in the performance of the functional duties and responsibilities of the unit.
  • Ensure a broad range of effective administration services are provided to support the Governance team. These shall include the control and distribution of correspondence, report preparation, meeting and event facilitation and diary management.
  • Build positive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adhere to all Council policies and procedures relevant to this position.

About you  
To be successful in this role, you will have extensive experience as an exceptional administrator, including the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar position within either a government agency or similarly functioning organisation.
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks while working professionally and with high attention to detail.
  • Strong IT capability with advanced skills in MS Office suite and a proven ability to utilise systems and software.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills including ability to proofread and edit for plain English skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to customer service in ensuring all enquiries are serviced and resolved in a timely manner.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries
Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

Enquiries: Sarah McKew | 03 5272 5168 | SMcKew@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

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