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Administrative Assistant – NCCRED

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Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration

The National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs (NCCRED) is a national research centre that seeks to embed research in clinical practice. It aims to support clinicians to detect and respond to new drug health problems by building clinical research capacity and rapidly translating findings into clinical practice. The Centre aims to develop and implement a system that allows for rapid, flexible, and collaborative responses to emerging substances that are having prevalent, persistent and harmful health and community impacts.

The Centre is made up of a consortium of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) UNSW, acting as lead agency, St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA), National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Curtin University, and the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA)Flinders University.

About the role:

  • 2 year Fixed-term, Full-time role (35 hr/week)
  • $68K - $72K (plus 17% Superannuation & Leave loading)
  • Role will be based between NDARC in Randwick and St Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst, Sydney depending on requirements.

The role of Administrative Assistant will provide effective day-to-day reception, administrative, financial and office management support within the team. As a first point of contact, this role is responsible for ensuring a high-quality service is provided to all internal and external stakeholders including staff, students and community.

Please review the position description for more details on the role. Download File NCCRED Admin Assistant PD

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant qualification or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Demonstrated experience in providing administrative support with relevant experience in financial administration (i.e. stationery procurement, credit card reconciliation, accounts payable processing)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills including strong customer service skills and the ability to deal with staff at all levels
  • High-level information technology skills (email, internet, MS Office ® suite) with a knowledge of social media and its applications
  • Strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to work flexibly as a member of a small team and independently
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritise tasks and duties in order to meet deadlines

You will need to be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident to apply for this role. Background checks may also be required.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contacts (for specific job-related queries only):

Jemma Hallen -

Applications close: 11pm, 3rd December 2019


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