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Executive Assistant to the Ambassador


The Australian Embassy in Phnom Penh invites applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Ambassador for a start date as soon as possible.

The terms of employment will be in accordance with the Phnom Penh-based Locally Engaged Terms and Conditions of Employment. Employment will be offered on a contract basis, for an initial period of one year with possible extension, with an annual salary of USD778 to USD1022 per month. An additional salary component may apply depending on the skills/qualifications of the successful candidate. Continued employment is subject to successful completion of a 3 month probation period.

Job Description
This position provides daily management of the Office of the Ambassador and assists other staff when necessary.  The position liaises with a range of areas on issues pertaining to the office of the Ambassador including the coordination between the Ambassador and other agencies liaising with contacts at the highest levels and contributing to the overall effectiveness of the Australian Embassy.

Qualifications Required
1. Demonstrated experience as an Executive Assistant is desirable;
2. Proven ability to take initiative, work under pressure and prioritise workloads in order to meet tight deadlines. Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to different work environments;
3. Strong verbal and written communication skills including ability to build productive working relationships; professional manner and ability to liaise effectively with senior members of the Diplomatic community, government officials and members of the public;
4. Proven ability in using the full range of Microsoft Office Suite 2010 applications, knowledge of SATIN systems preferred.

Security designated position
This position is a Designated Security Assessment Position (DSAP), the occupant will need to obtain and maintain an Australian security clearance. Applicants must be Australian Citizens to satisfy security requirements.

A full job description and selection criteria of the position can be obtained from the Australian Embassy’s website http://www.cambodia.embassy.gov.au

Your completed application package must be emailed by to [email protected] by COB 26 May 2017.