Management Trainee

The Management Trainee is management training position which be responsible for providing high level management support to the Executive Team.

Applications close: 26 August 2019

Position summary



The Management Trainee is management training position which be responsible for providing high level management support to the Executive Team. They apply substantive knowledge in order to assist & represent executive directors thoroughly in the scope, diversity and complexity of all program operations. They are expected to anticipate and resolve conflicts which compete with Executive Directors' priorities.

This position would be suitable for a person transitioning to a management career.


Key Responsibilities

Management Support

  • Assist in project management of key projects including the development and implementation of project plans and reports
  • Draft routine management and business reports such as monthly Board reports, progress against contract, Business Plan and Strategic Plan deliverables
  • Undertake research for specific information using electronic resources and/or networking relationships with internal and external key stakeholders
  • Prepare briefs and proposals for the executive manager in relation to submissions to the Executive Committee and Board
  • Assist with grant and tender responses when required
  • Develop and document work processes, policies and procedures for approval by the CEO and Executive Directors
  • Assist in the management of recruitment and human resources management processes required for the management of the executive responsibility
  • Organise appointments, meetings and conferences which may include collating meeting papers, coordinating venues and arranging travel itineraries
  • Coordinate the preparation of Family Planning NSW Executive Management Team, Board Papers, Corporate Communications
  • Ensure requests for advice or correspondence are provided in a professional and timely manner and draft same when required
  • Secretariat function for business unit committees including compiling agendas and minute taking
  • Liaise with the Personal Assistant to the CEO, other Management Support Officers and other managers to build working relationships in a team environment
  • Demonstrated high level computer literacy skills, word processing packages and various computer applications
  • Undertake general administrative duties to ensure the efficiency of the unit/s in line with the approved policies and procedures of the organisation
  • Carry out duties in accordance with Family Planning NSW's safety, environmental and quality policy, principles, corporate values and strategies

Essential criteria

  • Degree qualifications in business, management, public health, or related field
  • High level ability to manage competing demands and demonstrate flexibility in adapting effectively to change
  • High level interpersonal, negotiation, written and oral communication skills including advocacy and networking skills
  • High level ability to learn new concepts & apply those concepts to novel situations
  • Sound computer skills, including MS Office applications
  • Initiative, discretion and judgement of a high order with the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, reliable and willing to work flexible hours
  • Knowledge and broad understanding of office protocols in a corporate business work environment
  • Current unrestricted NSW Driver's License

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in Health / Not-for-Profit / Commercial environment valued
  • High level Microsoft Office skills

Contact details

For further information please contact David Horspool, Director of Human Resources and Corporate Services (02) 8752 4336

All applications must be submitted including an up to date resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Click here to apply. 

Applications close 5pm Monday 26 August, 2019.

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