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Personal Assistant

Apply now Job no: 561768
Work type: Full Time
Location: Silverwater
Categories: Administration

  • Attractive remuneration on offer + discounts on products and services 
  • Based at Auburn West, free on-site parking or a short distance from Auburn 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  

Reporting directly to the General Manager of Bathrooms and Tiles, you will provide exceptional support to both the General Manager and the wider merchants team. Your role in facilitating seamless daily operations and enhancing team productivity will involve coordinating schedules and calendars, arranging supplier meetings, and managing confidential information with utmost discretion.

Responsibilities include;

  • Schedule, facilitate and coordinate assigned meetings, record meeting minutes and actions as needed.
  • Confidently answering phone calls, taking messages, and liaising with clients.
  • Managing the GM’s schedule and ensuring the team stays on track.
  • Purchasing daily supplies and items for the GM.
  • Arranging meals or snacks for meetings and boardroom events.
  • Providing team coffee, and attentive care to guests.
  • Perform general office administration tasks, including developing presentations, screening phone calls, managing mail, setting up conference rooms and catering, running errands and more.
  • Manage travel arrangements and conference planning.
  • Coding and product submissions
  • Reconciling & coding expenses, invoices & card statements.
  • Other duties as directed from time to time within the area of expertise.

About you  

You will possess comparable experience as a Personal or Team Assistant, demonstrating agility and logical thinking. You will also demonstrate exceptional organisational skills and adept time management abilities, capable of meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.

You will also have: 

  • Proficient with the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of confidentiality
  • Effective workload management
  • 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 
  • Career progression and development 
  • Experience working with an Iconic Australian Retailer with global success in NZ, Asia and Europe 
  • A supportive team environment that celebrates diversity and promotes job flexibility and 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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