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Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Homebush West
Categories: Administration

  • 6-month maternity leave contract
  • Based at Homebush West, free onsite parking or a 10 minute walk from Flemington station 
  • Experience working within a diverse, unique, and successful global organisation 

As Australia’s largest retailer of lifestyle products, with nearly 300 stores worldwide, Harvey Norman® has been a part of almost every Australian’s shopping experience. Whether getting the latest electronic gadgets, or furnishing your first home, Harvey Norman® is the place where you can shop with confidence. 

About the role  

This role will see you working within the Furniture & Bedding teams for Harvey Norman and Domayne onsite at the Homebush West franchisor office. As the Personal Assistant to the three General Managers, you will be the primary point of contact for all external and internal enquiries. In this role, you will provide comprehensive support to the General Managers and their wider team, ensuring seamless daily operations. Your key responsibilities will include coordinating schedules, managing commitments and calendars, actioning team processes and administration, and handling confidential information with the highest level of discretion.

This is a 6-month contract to cover maternity leave, offering a valuable opportunity to gain experience and contribute to our team during this period.

Responsibilities include;

  • Coordinating meetings and calendars and recording meeting minutes and actions as needed.
  • Confidently screening phone calls and effectively communicating to the General Managers.
  • Reconciling and preparing accounts and expenses for payment.
  • Executing administrative processes including franchisee administration.
  • Assisting with producing and compiling documentation, records, reports, insights, and presentations as needed.
  • Managing travel arrangements, conference planning, and committee meetings.
  • Supporting other general office administrative tasks.

About you  

You will have experience in an administrative role, demonstrating logical thinking, exceptional organisational skills, and strong time management abilities. You will thrive in a dynamic environment, adapting to changing priorities and meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced, high-pressure setting. Your ability to manage multiple stakeholders with competing priorities will be essential.

You will also have: 

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships.
  • Strong initiative and a proactive mindset.

This opportunity will provide: 

  • A competitive salary + opportunities for salary packaging & novated leasing 
  • Experience working with an Iconic Australian Retailer with global success in NZ, Asia and Europe 
  • A supportive team environment that celebrates diversity and promotes a healthy work and family life balance 
  • Opportunities to make discounted purchases on a great range of products and services  

Have we got your interest?  

Apply now to be considered to join our dedicated team.  

Please note that only people with the right to work in Australia should apply for this position.  

Recruitment Agencies – thank you for thinking of us, however we do endeavour to fill our opportunities through direct channels wherever possible. If we find that we do need agency assistance, we’ll be in touch.  

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