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PO Box A524
Sydney South NSW 1235, Level 11, 227 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000

Telephone: 1800 812 164

© 2022 Opportunity International AustraliaABN 83 003 805 043

Careers Office Administrator

Don't miss out! A great opportunity to work as part of a small, closely-knit team based in Sydney CBD.

  • Permanent part-time role – 22.5 hours across 3 or 5 days
  • Christian faith aligned organisation focused on tackling international poverty
  • Varied all-rounder role, providing support to a busy, collaborative team

About Opportunity International Australia

The Opportunity International Network globally provides 10 million families living in poverty with a bridge to financial inclusion and community development finance to help them live safe, healthy lives and send their children to school. For more than 45 years, Opportunity has collaborated with visionary partners and supporters to provide small loans to families to grow businesses and agricultural loans to farmers to operate farms.
  
Opportunity delivers health and education programs and is increasing digital inclusion via smart phones to help families access financial and information services wherever, whenever they choose.
  
We respond to Jesus Christ’s call to love and serve the poor. We seek to emulate the Good Samaritan, whose compassion crossed ethnic groups and religions.

Role summary

As the first point of contact, the Office Administrator's core purpose is to create a positive experience for both internal and external contacts. This all-round administration role involves a wide variety of duties, ensuring the smooth running of the office, and creating an excellent employee experience by providing an essential central support service for the team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Incoming phone enquiries and being the first point of contact for visitors
  • Management of mail, emails, calendars, meeting rooms, stationery, couriers, event support, and any other ad-hoc duties as required
  • Receiving telephone donations and supporting the philanthropy team
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Technology information support
  • Fire warden duties
  • Ensuring company values are upheld and respected

Your skills and attributes

Essential:

  • You will be a warm, welcoming, values-driven individual, motivated by supporting your team, embracing the organisation's culture, and wanting the opportunity to provide a first-class employee experience
  • Demonstrated ability to organise, multi-task and prioritise tasks to ensure key responsibilities are completed and deadlines met
  • Switched on, proactive team player, who enjoys a fast-paced role
  • Able to gather an analyse information systematically to facilitate understanding
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Receptive to and able to deal flexibly with change
  • Creative thinker, actively looks for new and better ways of doing things and able to take appropriate risks to make necessary changes
  • Enjoy a collaborative environment with team members and leadership team, actively pursuing business objectives
  • Passionate for taking action beyond what is required or expected
  • You will seek to anticipate situations or challenges ahead of time with a longer-term focus, identifying issues that require action and initiating steps to resolve
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including, Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint (formatting skills and experience with Indesign or Canva would be a bonus)
  • Fully COVID vaccinated (3 vaccinations)

Why work here?

  • Package includes salary packing, EAP program and paid parental leave
  • Enjoy a collaborative environment with team members and leadership team, actively pursuing business objectives
  • The Voice Project – Best Workplace Award 2021
  • Committed to staff wellbeing and engagement, and maintaining a strong and healthy workplace culture

How to apply

Beaumont People have been retained to recruit this position on behalf of Opportunity International. If you are keen to secure a fabulous role working with an organisation committed to supporting women across the globe, please contact Sharon Chisholm at Beaumont People - sharon@beaumontpeople.com.au.

There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted. APPLY NOW the role is immediately available!

Beaumont People have been retained to recruit this position on behalf of Opportunity International Australia.
  
At Beaumont People we believe a diverse workplace is a happy workplace, and we love working with organisations that feel the same way.  We encourage applications from people of all different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CALD backgrounds and people with disabilities. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or parental status. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to be made for your application to be assessed we would be more than happy to discuss how that can be arranged.

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