Position Open: Executive and Operations Support Officer

This role is to support an efficient and effective operational environment by assisting to maintain business operations in the areas of HR, compliance, office administration & legal requirements.

The EOSO is responsible to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will liaise regularly with other ACRS staff. This is a key role, providing efficient and effective administrative support to the College, coordinate routine events, and secretariat support to key meetings. There is also the opportunity for this role to provide supervision to up to 5 operational positions, depending on the candidate’s experience and skillset.

The EOSO position hours are negotiable, up to 1.0FTE, and the successful applicant can work remotely or be based in the Canberra office in Pearce, ACT. We are a close-knit Not-for-Profit (NFP) with a small team located in Canberra and others working remotely. ACRS is going through a period of growth and is looking for staff keen to improve our systems so we can make an even bigger impact on road safety.

The successful candidate will be offered an initial 12-month contract with the possibility of extension.

Selection Criteria

  1. Strong analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels.
  2. Supervisory experience with the ability to mentor employees to achieve outcomes.
  3. Demonstrated experience in contract management.
  4. Demonstrated experience in managing committees and meetings, including providing secretariat support.
  5. Exposure to project and/or operations management procedures.
  6. Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise workload, demonstrate initiative and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  7. Demonstrated ability to grasp new information, answer queries quickly and seek relevant information
  8. Demonstrated experience in a range of software including Microsoft 365 (or equivalent)
  9. A high degree of autonomy and a strong professional ethic of teamwork, adaptability and agility.

The following are highly regarded:

  1. Experience in a membership-based or not-for-profit (NFP) organisation.
  2. Obtained a recognised certificate/degree in a relevant field.

Application Information

The position description is available here.

To apply for this role, please apply through Ethical Jobs with your resume and cover letter, addressing the Selection Criteria.

Please contact Ingrid on 0434 519 455 for more information. Applications close 12 May 2023.