Executive Assistant to the Global Head of People

Job title : Executive Assistant to the Global Head of People
Location : Melbourne
Salary : 130,000
Contact name : Stephanie Hales
Contact email : shales@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1069746
  • Brand new offices in Melbourne’s CBD
  • Make a positive impact & work alongside the Executives of a leading ASX listed business
  • Fantastic salary package which includes yearly bonus

About the role:

This is a unique and challenging role that transcends the traditional duties of an Executive Assistant and will allow you to work as a true business partner. Providing directed support to the Chief People Officer as well as ad hoc support to two other senior Executives, you will act as the link between your Executive and all other stakeholders and essentially represent them to the business and external parties on a Global scale. This is a busy and challenging role where no two days will be the same, and it will allow you to work across global projects and initiatives, as well as multiple company boards, and be involved in every facet of the business. If you are a dedicated and passionate Senior Executive Assistant who knows how to go above and beyond to ensure the smooth running of a Global Leader’s life, then this could be the role for you!

Key responsibilities:
Having previously supported a Global C-Suite Executive, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Complex diary, email and travel management on a Global scale working with various time-zones
  • Evaluate and prioritise meeting requests, priorities and commitments allowing for travel time, time-zone differences and other constraints
  • Full-scale email inbox management and corresponding on the behalf of the executive
  • Writing and formatting confidential documents and presentations on behalf of the CPO
  • Streamline all meetings in preparing all material, speeches, presentations, agendas and action items, as well as taking minutes and actioning follow ups
  • Act as the main point of contact between the CPO and the management teams and be able to identify high priority internal and external stakeholders
  • Format, read and review board papers to ensure there is no discrepancies and distribute to the relevant board members
  • Attend board meetings for the purpose of minute taking and draft minutes and actions-arising lists
  • Lead various different projects across the business
  • Expense reconciliation
Skills / Experience:

You will be an experienced Executive Assistant with a long and celebrated history supporting Global C-Suite Leaders to achieve excellence. Key skills and experience required include but are not limited to;
  • Extensive experience as an Executive Assistant supporting a Global C-Suite leader of an ASX listed business, working as a true business partner
  • Demonstrated experience in complex diary management, accounting for multiple time zones, as well as booking travel on a national and international scale
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to draft and send correspondence on the behalf of your Leader
  • Extensive experience preparing, reviewing and formatting board papers and reports
  • Experience in minute taking and secretarial duties
  • Dedicated to work with exceptional organization skills, and the ability to follow through on all matters
  • Ability to work autonomously, be proactive, and think outside the box when faced with issues
  • Sound judgement and morals with personal integrity, and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Flexibility in all areas including openness to travel and work away from home on rare occasions
About the client:

Our client is a ASX listed Global leader in the Education field with operations in over 25 countries and a proud history of assisting individuals to achieve learning aspirations and career goals. With new purpose-built offices located in the Melbourne CBD,  they offer an inclusive, dynamic and passionate workplace culture. This organization has seen steady success throughout these difficult times and they offer a range of business service lines, resulting in a driven and project-based environment that varies every day. If you are seeking a high-level Executive Assistant role where you will work as a strategic partner alongside the Global CPO and thrive in a role where there is a new challenge every day, I would encourage you to apply.

To apply please follow the link below or for a confidential discussion please phone Stephanie Hales on 0430 814 591.