Administrative Assistant

Administrative AssistantPart-time (60%FTE) fixed- term contract until 31 December 2022, based in DarwinMenzies is looking for a Part time, Administrative Assistant supporting our Global Tropical Health Division. About the position:The GTH Administration Assistant will provide administrative support to the Division Leader, the Division Business Manager and the broader GTH team. The Administrative Assistant will support teams in their delivery of projects within the GTH Division and will also contribute to Menzies education, training, and other relevant initiatives.We are looking for a candidate with excellent time management and organizational skills,  the ability to communicate in a range of forums (both oral and written), being able to work independently or with a team, take initiative and a proven ability to manage workloads.The successful applicant will be required to have the ability to provide high level administrative support to a range of stakeholders.Requirements of the Position:A combination of relevant experience and/or education/training or completion or an associate diploma level qualification with relevant work-related experience, or a certificate level qualification with post certificate relevant work experience.This role is required to provide high level administrative support, including but not limited to organising meetings, preparation of reports and management of information. Advanced level computer literacy including expertise in Microsoft Office suite of applications and a demonstrated ability to quickly acquire skills in new software packages. Assist with organizing events such as supervisor training, workshops, interviews and inductions, including booking venues as appropriate and facilitating online meetings. Assist the GTH Business Manager and other project teams in monitoring project income and expenditure through the provision of administrative support and preparation of financial reports.  Assist with travel and accommodation arrangements for GTH staff in compliance with Menzies Policy and Procedures. Provide high level administrative support to the GTH Leadership Group, including maintenance of GTH personnel and project records and support for GTH communication initiatives, including a bi-monthly newsletter.Please refer to attached Position Description and address relevant criteria in your application.About MenziesAs one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies School of Health Research continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.What Menzies Offer:6 weeks annual leaveOption to increase super to 14%Attractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits $86,982-$92,956 pa, pro-rata(comprising a gross salary of $66,559 - $71,640 pa pro rata).Contact: Talitha Francis on 08 8946 8572 or Talitha.francis@menzies.edu.auClosing date:  Tuesday 7th December Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to applyApplicants are required to address the selection criteria. For information on how to apply for this position and to obtain the Position Description and Selection Criteria please visit https://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Careers/Information_for_applicants/  or phone 08 8946 8409.  Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or should have received at least one dose before 12 November 2021. Selected applicant will be required to provide suitable evidence to Human Resources"   PD Admin Assistant GTH 66559 AUD Darwin