Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Pooraka
Reference: JO-2103-4224
Contact Name: Ruth Haren
Job Published: March 05, 2021 15:45

Job Description

Job Description

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  • Fun, diverse and rewarding role
  • Pooraka location
  • Full time, permanent position

About the Company

With a history dating back to the mid 1800’s, South Australian Produce Market boasts an impressive background and currently supplies over 70% of fresh produce to our state.  The current location and structure of the Market in Pooraka was established in 1987. It is the premier fresh produce wholesale market for the state where over 250,000 tonnes of fresh produce with a wholesale value of over $590M is traded between wholesalers, growers and retail operators every year. It’s a busy place, with an estimated 10,000 individuals accessing the Market site each week.

About the role

We are seeking to recruit an Executive Assistant on a permanent basis. The EA is responsible for providing support for the CEO and the Board while providing administrative and clerical services to the company and its associated entities. With over 30 staff including casuals, the Market is a busy place with the majority of the growers and transporters being on site from midnight to 7am. The hours of this role are 8am – 4pm with earlier starts on occasion to work in-line with the business needs.

Duties of the role include:

  • Diary and email management for the CEO
  • Preparing Board and Committee papers
  • Minute taking for Board and Committees
  • Stakeholder liaison including Government agencies
  • Maintain human resource records management
  • Manage and order stationery and office supplies
  • Management and maintenance of administrative systems, including assistance with CRM, the Access Card Control System (Cardex) and Contractor database
  • Develop and implement office and administrative policies and procedures

Skills & experience

A natural people person with the personality to deal face to face with multiple stakeholders, you are upbeat, positive and like a laugh.  You will work flexibly and be able to cope with change. You will be able to exercise judgement and always be one step ahead. Essential to this role are advanced skills in the MS Office Suite of products. The volume of work is high and the pace is fast, you will be able to think on your feet and quickly change tasks when needed. Ideally, we are seeking candidates with 5 years experience as an EA and some experience in the Property / Facilities industry.

Culture & benefits

A strong team environment where everyone chips in to get the job done, SA Produce Market boasts a supportive work culture. They hold strong values of courtesy, honesty and integrity and strive to produce quality work. It’s a fun place where you can make the role your own and have a laugh along the way.

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Applications in Microsoft Word only should be addressed to Ruth Haren quoting reference number JO-2103-4224Telephone enquiries are welcome on 8100 8875