Executive Assistant

Date:  24 Jun 2024

Brisbane, Virginia, QLD, AU

Work type:  Temporary - Full Time or Part time
Category:  Professional services
Req ID:  7411

At Powerlink, every possibility starts with you

We believe life’s about possibilities. And so is the future. That’s why we need you.


We’re working at the heart of Queensland’s energy transformation. Now more than ever, we need people who want to help us deliver a world-class energy future and ensure we continue to navigate through this once in a generation energy challenge. Join us and make it happen.

Life at Powerlink


As the Executive Assistant you’ll help us connect a more sustainable energy future for more than five million Queenslanders and 253,000 businesses. Your work with us is about every light turned on, every community connected, and every future made possible


  • Competitive remuneration package + 14.75% superannuation
  • Onsite cafeteria offering quality food at subsidised prices
  • Powerlink offers robust leadership development through integrated programs, fostering growth across all levels

Find a career that matters and lasts


Are you an experienced Executive or Personal Assistant looking for a new challenge? We're seeking a highly organised and proactive individual to join our Energy Futures team for a 12-month contract. In this role, you will provide essential support to our Executive General Manager, ensuring their time is optimised and their objectives are achieved.


Within this role you will;


  • Manage the Executive’s schedule and priorities, ensuring efficient use of their time
  • Handle administrative tasks, including travel arrangements, invoice payments, and document proofreading with attention to detail and professionalism
  • Coordinate and facilitate Divisional meetings and events
  • Oversee and mentor the PA Support Officer, ensuring top-tier support for the Energy Futures Leadership team
  • Streamline administrative processes for greater efficiency and effectiveness
  • Develop and maintain internal communication systems, including managing the Division’s web page

Your expertise


  • Significant experience as an Executive/Personal assistant supporting senior leaders
  • Skills in drafting reports, presentations and correspondence for a variety of stakeholders
  • Advanced proficiency in business software such as MS Office, SAP, and Objective
  • Excellent organisational, self-management, and time management skills
  • Strong relationship-building skills with a customer service orientation
  • Ability to exercise judgment, initiative, and discretion in stakeholder management

Be the start of every possibility


To kick start your career at Powerlink, apply by clicking the button above, attaching your resume and cover letter on our careers page before midnight on 14th of July 2024. Kindly be aware that the Recruitment team will commence the review process during this period.


There’s lots to love about a career with Powerlink. But our people say there’s three things that really stand out: 


  • A career that matters and lasts: You’ll shape a progressive career connecting more than five million Queenslanders to a world-class, clean energy future.
  • Unique work and the chance to grow: You’ll help find smart solutions to interesting problems as you develop your skills and impact every day.
  • People who love to support and share: You’ll build relationships with experienced, down-to-earth people who you’ll be proud to work with.


For all enquiries, contact our recruitment team at recruitment@powerlink.com.au.

Our commitment to inclusion and belonging


At Powerlink, we champion inclusion and belonging by supporting every candidate during the recruitment journey. Please inform us of any needs or adjustments for a more inclusive process, including sharing your preferred pronouns.  As a Veteran-Friendly Employer, we value the skills Veterans bring and ensure equal opportunities. Let us know if you're a Veteran for tailored support.

Successful applicants will undergo necessary pre-employment checks. As advocates of the Circle Back initiative, we pledge to respond to all applications promptly.