Executive Support Officer. Permanent Part Time - Flexible Location

Life Without Barriers

QLD: Brisbane
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About the?Organisation 

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.??   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply. 

About the Role

Provide coordination, communication and project support to the Director, Disability & Mental Health for QLD. This is a permanent part time (4 days per week) position that is flexible in location. This is a fast paced position where agility, organisation and relationships are key.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor the implementation of Strategic and Business Plans for the Director and proactively work with stakeholders to ensure achievement of timelines, budgets and outcomes, and providing updates as required
  • Plan and coordinate internal and external meetings, including agenda preparation, collation of papers, venue bookings, taking accurate and clear minutes and supporting the Director to ensure appropriate follow up on actions
  • Ensure the Director is prepared for all meetings including developing appropriate briefing materials
  • Manage inbox and calendar
  • Coordinate and collate operational reporting, including provision of overview, analysis and insights
  • Coordinate risk management reporting and progress towards organisational risk mitigations

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role e.g. Executive Support, Project Coordinator
  • Proven experience in building and managing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Demonstrated experience in research, analysis of data and provision of information
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to consider strategic implications of decisions / actions
  • Written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and collate organisation reporting and papers on complex and sensitive matters
  • Ability to manage sensitive information and maintain a high degree of confidentiality

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check.

How to Apply 

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Mikaella Latimore at recruitment@lwb.org.au  

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate.  You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

Applications close at midnight on 3 July 2022.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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