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Executive Assistant - Office of the CEO

Brisbane North PHN
  • Support the CEO and Board in a high-performing PHN
  • Lead and continuously develop corporate support functions across multiple business areas
  • Generous salary packaging, 5 weeks' annual leave + free parking
  • Base salary $85-95Kpa + super + 17.5% leave loading

About the Company

Brisbane North PHN supports clinicians and communities in Brisbane's northern suburbs, Moreton Bay Regional Council and parts of Somerset Regional Council. It covers approximately 4,100 km2 of urban, regional and rural areas, with a population of over one million.

Our vision is a community where good health is available for everyone. We work with others to create and deliver the best possible health and community care system for the people of our region.

Our PHN’s goals:

  • Be informed and led by community voice
  • Re-orient the health system toward care close to home
  • Build capacity of providers to meet health needs of our region

The PHN’s values:

  • Collaboration: We build strong and enduring relationships to achieve our shared goals.
  • Diversity: We are inclusive, fair and responsive to different needs.
  • Integrity: We are transparent, respectful and work to the highest standards.
  • Courage: We lead new approaches, learn and improve.
  • Impact: We deliver outcomes for our community.

About the role

This position exists to support our CEO through exceptional Executive Assistant skills and experience. The role provides critical high level administrative and corporate governance support to the Board and Company Secretary in fulfilling their requirements. In addition to the provision of executive and board support, you will lead several business management responsibilities as part of this multifaceted role including office management for the organisation.

This is an opportunity for someone who is known for their professionalism, relationship management and organisation skills, initiative and the ability to combine complexity with accuracy. We are looking to appoint a high functioning individual for this hands-on, wide-ranging, business-critical support role.

This is an opportunity make a real difference in a fast-paced role that will support the PHN to deliver the best outcomes for our community.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  • provide high-level governance support and extensive meeting management for the Board and Board sub-committees
  • in conjunction with the Company Secretary, monitor corporate governance requirements
  • provide professional and confidential executive support to the CEO as required
  • provide support to, and liaise effectively with, Executive Managers
  • provide comprehensive office management
  • lead the Quality Management System
  • manage all front office activities.

Skills and Experience

  • related qualifications in a relevant field, and/or extensive experience in providing support services at senior executive level
  • extensive experience in the provision of high-level and accurate administrative and governance support, including Board paper preparation and minute-taking at Board level
  • the ability to show initiative and to anticipate the requirements of a Board of Directors and/or executive management team
  • significant experience in initiating, prioritising, negotiating, organising, and completing tasks in a complex and busy environment with minimal supervision as well as the ability to respond with discernment to changing priorities
  • experience in office management
  • experience leading, developing, or maintaining a quality management system
  • minimum of intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • exemplary interpersonal skills, including experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner, and building and maintaining effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • knowledge of the primary healthcare industry or the ability to acquire that knowledge quickly is highly regarded


  • competitive salary + 10% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading
  • generous salary packaging arrangements available
  • 5 weeks annual leave per annum
  • free parking
  • flexible working hours
  • professional development funding available
  • Employee Assistance Program


Brisbane North PHN offers the successful candidate the chance to work for a dynamic and innovative organisation. You will enjoy working with our supportive staff and the learning opportunities provided from the exposure to a range of diverse projects.

How to Apply

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We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with lived experience of mental illness and people with disabilities.

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