Operations Administrative Support

Operations Administrative Support

Job Title: Operations Administrative Support
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-09-22
Reference: V-37942
Contact Name: Nicole McCann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2020 13:43

Job Description

The contractor will be responsible for conducting operational administrative support tasks with best practice methodology and within constraints defined by the Commonwealth.


 The Operations Administrative Support (Business Area) contractor shall:

a. Under the direction of Operations Officer, perform complex operational administration tasks and activities.

b. Manage and maintain the operations departmental records utilising SharePoint and Objective systems.

c. Develop, coordinate and assist in the preparation of personnel related written briefs, minutes and other correspondence for Defence and external stakeholders.

d. The provision of direct personnel support and guidance to members and external stakeholders for operational administration and business support related queries.

e. Develop, identify and interpret relevant legislation, work practices, procedures, and policies and apply these to the work area.

f. Work collaboratively within a small team under the direction of the Operations Officer to ensure a high level of accuracy in the completion of tasks is achieved.

g. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to meet workplace tasks and activity requirements. This aspect may require interstate overnight travel.

h. Perform other office and governance administrative tasks as directed.


It is desirable that the Operations Administrative Support (Business Area) contractor have the following skills and experience:

a. Working in an administrative or clerical support role

b. Working with Human Resource (HR) information policy and systems

c. Strong written and oral communication skills

d. High level computer use skills

e. Good attention to detail

f. Ability to work under supervision or independently


Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. 3 year contract


Security Requirements: Current PV security clearance required


How to Apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Applications open until 20 October or until position is filled.

Call Nicole or Kate on 1300 944 936 for any further information.

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