Title:  Personal Assistant

Job Number:  18456

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

About John Holland

At John Holland, our purpose is simple – we transform lives with everything we do. 

We’ve always known that infrastructure is about people — our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we work every day.

That’s our difference. Deep experience and capability with a genuine care about creating better lives for people along the way.

Be part of the team that’s up for the challenge of transforming lives for good.

Are you up for the challenge?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Assistant to join our People team on a 12-month Parental Leave contract.  

The role requires a vibrant, energetic ‘can do’ person with an unflappable nature, exceptional organisational skills, the ability to juggle competing priorities and get things done as well as confidence in working directly with executive level stakeholders, EA’s and corporate VIP’s. You will have the utmost respect for confidentiality, thrive under pressure, like getting your hands dirty and be a natural problem solver. 

About the Role

Based out of our Pyrmont office in Sydney, you will maintain and lead the coordination and support of the General Manager Employee Experience and the People Senior Leadership team.  

You will provide overall administrative and logistical support, managing day-to-day activities including diary management, travel bookings (including international), coordinating events, preparing communications, documents and presentations, records management, accounts//invoices/purchase requisitions/expenses and minuting meetings. 

Opportunities may also present to be involved in People team projects and initiatives.

About You

To be successful in this role, you must have the following:

  • Significant experience as a Personal Assistant or similar role 
  • Experience providing support to a number of senior managers.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of administrative practices and document/records management
  • Certificate II, III or IV in Business Administration or similar qualifications 

As part of the team, you can help us transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as we understand that different perspectives and ideas are critical to our long-term success. 

We want you to be with us for the long term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. 

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