Administration Officer

Vacancies 14 February 2018

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

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What you will be a part of

Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, combat systems and C4I solutions, and traffic management systems.

Saab Australia develops advanced defence and security systems for domestic and international markets. Our intuitive real-time command and control; command support; security and surveillance; and mixed reality applications are designed to adapt to today’s rapidly changing defence and security challenges. Over thirty years, the company has established a reputation as Australia’s leading capability systems integrator. We develop technology that pushes boundaries and breaks conventions to keep people and society safe.

Offering a fresh, vibrant place to work, Saab backs its commitment to offering a healthy work-life balance with a great working culture, generous benefits, flexible working hours, and an active Social Club.

Your role

  • Providing administrative assistance to Managers
  • Assisting in the coordination of meetings and presentation sessions
  • Arranging meetings with calendar request and relevant room / resource bookings as required
  • Preparation of agendas, minutes and report packs as required
  • Minute and Action taking
  • Distribution of minutes
  • Preparation of Powerpoint presentations as required.
  • Event and function coordination (meetings, dinners, seminars, workshops, reward and recognition events and VIP visits) including catering, room set ups etc.
  • Tender document preparation
  • Purchase order generation
  • Provide ongoing assistance to other areas of the business on a regular basis
  • Perform other company administration duties as assigned, including Reception relief as required.
  • Relief and back up for Admin Coordinator absences

Please contact Rebecca Giovine for a copy of the full position description.

Your skills and experience

  • Certificate III in Administration
  • 3-4 years Administrative experience
  • Demonstrated high level of skill/experience in the use of MS Office suite of products especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated excellent time management skills, including experience handling multiple tasks at once, prioritising and an understanding of the importance of deadlines

Visit the Careers page of our website to submit your application by 26 February 2018.

To work at Saab you must comply with Defence Industry security requirements (i.e. you will be an Australian citizen or able to meet eligibility requirements).

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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