Who we are
We are a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that works with vulnerable young people and children. For 50 years we have been creating opportunities that support them realise their potential.
Join an organisation that is making a positive difference in the lives of young people!
What you will do with us
In this role, you will report to the Chief Executive Officer to provide high-level administrative support and ensure the effective and efficient co-ordination of Concern Australia offices.
How you will make an impact
- Manage strong working relationships and provide high-quality administrative support to senior stakeholders including the CEO, Executive and Communication and Relationship Manager.
- Provide comprehensive meeting support, including scheduling, organising agendas, taking minutes, through to ensuring meeting outcomes are actioned.
- Assist with generating and coordinating general reporting and Board and Executive reporting.
- Support key corporate projects and contribute to project outcomes.
If you are passionate about using your skills to make a positive impact in the community, join our team!
You will work across two sites (north-west office in Braybrook and south-east office in Dandenong). You will need to travel between these locations.
This is a 12-month fixed term full-time position.
The role is classified in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award 2010 Modern Award MA000100. The salary range is Band 4.1 $72,361 – Band 4.4 $77,854 plus superannuation. The salary offered will be appropriate for your skills and experience.
Who you are
You’re a highly motivated, adaptable all-rounder, ideally with a background in providing administration support across teams, and you’re willing and able to learn new systems. Your organisational skills and your attention to detail will provide efficient and effective support to the team. You’re personable and friendly, happy to roll up your sleeves and help out, and you easily build strong, positive relationships with stakeholders.
What you need to have
- Demonstrated commitment and personal desire to adhere to Concern Australia’s Mission, Vision, Values and Goals and to work in a team environment.
- Experience in a similar role providing administrative assistance.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
- Highly developed time management and organisational skills.
We’d really like you to have
- Completion or studying Certificate II or III in Business Administration or equivalent.
A certification in business or administration would be great, but if you don’t, we can help you to access appropriate training. Relevant experience will also be looked upon favourably.
Some important paperwork before you can join the team
To offer you this role, you will need to be fully eligible and have the legal right to work in Australia.
Before you can join our team, you must have a Working with Children Check, a National Police Check, International Police Check (If you have lived overseas for 12 months or longer in the past 10 years) and other employment screening or credential checks as determined by the position description.
What’s in it for you?
It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and young people, and working with others who feel the same. You will also have access to:
- Competitive salary packaging to increase your take home pay
- Supported training and development programs
- Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service
- Flexible work arrangements
- On-site parking
How to apply
For more information, contact our HR Officer, Inga Teague, on 0404 938 288.
Send your cover letter, resume and a statement addressing the key selection criteria (as outlined in the position description) by COB 10 March 2021.
Email it to our HR Officer, Inga Teague, on Inga.Teague@concernaustralia.org.au with the subject line ‘Office Coordinator’.
Download the full position description.
Our commitment to diversity
We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive work environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with a disability to apply for advertised positions.
If you have the skills to do the advertised role, and think you would be a good fit for our organisation, we would love to hear from you!
Our commitment to Child Safety
We are committed to providing child safe and protected environments in all our activities and programs and we have a zero tolerance approach to child abuse or exploitation.