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Administration Officer – Part Time (0.8) FTE

Are you ready to take the next step into a broader Administration/Secretarial position and make your mark with a high-profile prestigious professional organisation?  The Law Society of Western Australia, the peak body for the legal profession in Western Australia, is seeking a motivated professional to be an integral part of the Corporate Services team.

The Administration Officer role is part-time and reports to the Manager Finance and Administration.

The position undertakes a range of administrative support functions across the organisation with particular emphasis on:

  • General administrative support as required and instructed by the Manager Finance and Administration;
  • Assisting the Corporate Services team with the membership renewals process;
  • Providing secretarial and administrative support to the General Manager Corporate Services, Manager Finance and Administration and the Corporate Services team;
  • Providing administration support in peak times and periods of leave to the Office of the Chief Executive Officer.

The role will encompass the following key responsibilities:

  • Process and recognise receipts into the Society’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system;
  • Support the finance team with accounts processing;
  • Undertake word processing, accounts processing, photocopying, filing and general administrative duties;
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support;
  • Assist with office management including providing cover for reception as required;
  • Other duties as required or directed.

The successful applicant should have the following attributes/experience:

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills;
  • At least 3 years’ experience providing secretarial/administrative support in a busy office;
  • Reception management experience with excellent presentation and communication skills;
  • Strong competency with the use Microsoft Word;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the use of other Microsoft Office applications;
  • Ability to maintain appropriate follow-up controls to ensure deliverables are achieved;
  • Great people skills, team player with the ability to be strong when required;
  • The ability to multi task, prioritise and manage own workload;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Observe safe work practices within the work environment.

Qualifications and/or Training

Essential:

  • Relevant administration experience.

Desirable:

  • Certificate III – Business Administration or similar;
  • Accounts Processing experience;
  • Secretarial experience.

What We Offer

You will enjoy being part of a professional Corporate Services team within an organisation where expertise and experience is openly shared and continuous improvement toward best practice is encouraged and supported. This is a newly created role and is supported by a talented and experienced team.

A 3 to 5 year contract including an attractive remuneration package (plus benefits) is offered which will be aligned to the role, your qualifications and your experience.

To apply please send a resume and covering letter addressing the selection criteria to recruitment@lawsocietywa.asn.au or to have a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact the General Manager Corporate Services, Mr Vernon Thompson on (08) 9324 8645. A Position Description detailing the full requirements of the role is available here.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted