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Executive Assistant, 12 Month Contract

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Macquarie Park, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


Due to parental leave, we have a great opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant to join the Retail Channels Leadership! Provide high level support to the Executive General Manager and the Leadership team.  Although this is a 12 month fixed term position, at Metcash, we are focused on keeping great talent so at the end of this contract there may another exciting opportunity for you!


What You’ll Do

  • Effective and proactive diary management
  • Meeting preparation including, agenda creation, preparation of pre-read documents etc.
  • Proactive management of the EGM’s emails where required
  • Coordinate travel and accommodation and manage expense claims
  • Anticipate the requirements from the team for upcoming calendar events and commitments, plan and communicate timelines effectively, and ensure adherence to deadlines
  • Record, transcribe and distribute notes/minutes of meetings and creation of agendas
  • Manage and coordinate complex calendars and meetings
  • Set up vendors and process invoices as required
  • Coordinate events including, sourcing of venues, catering, managing invitees etc.
  • Be valued as a key member of the Leadership team!


What You’ll Bring

  • Experience of working in a fast paced, multi-faceted organisation with a diverse stakeholder group
  • Strong and proven event management skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise competing deadlines and multiple tasks in a demanding and fast paced environment
  • Ability to problem solve and to provide guidance and direction
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand the role of the EGM and the team/company’s strategic direction
  • Positivity, enthusiasm and a proactive approach!

What We Can Offer You

  • The opportunity to be part of a passionate, experienced and collaborative team
  • We’re BIG on flexible working
  • Great corporate benefits including retail discounts, EAP, wellbeing days and many more
  • Career opportunities


We’re all about celebrating success, and we’re proud to be a WGEA Employer of Choice for Women, an accredited Flex Ready workplace and a Gold Standard Mental Health First Aid skilled workplace.


Make your Mark!