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Due to an internal secondment, we have a great opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join the Wholesale team on a 12 month FTC and while this is as secondment, at Metcash we’re focused on keeping great talent so once this role comes to an end, there may just be another exciting role for you to apply for.

This role supports the GM Wholesale and the Wholesale Leadership team by providing relevant high-level support and positively representing the Metcash Wholesale team internally and externally. Because the work of this role is so important to us, we want the successful candidate to know everything there is about our business & we want them to feel part of the team, so they’ll get to join us in our meetings & events.

We’re looking for a proactive and organised person who can build relationships quickly.

What you’ll do

  • Effective and proactive diary and email management
  • Meeting preparation including meeting set up, agenda creation, preparation of pre-read documents etc
  • Main point of contact for Wholesale customers, suppliers demonstrating a highly professional approach that reflects positively on Metcash Food
  • Co-ordinate travel & accommodation and manage expense claims
  • Anticipate the requirements from the team for upcoming events and plan and communicate timelines effectively, and ensure adherence to deadlines

What you’ll bring

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role, supporting a senior executive
  • Exposure to working in a fast paced, multi-faceted organisation, with a diverse stakeholder group
  • An ability to liaise and communicate at an executive level and build strong relationships with all levels of stakeholders, internal and external
  • Super organised, detailed and thrive working under pressure, whilst keeping a sense of humour
  • A proactive and “can do” attitude with exceptional working standards

What we can offer you

  • Hybrid working – flexibility is in our DNA, so we blend working from anywhere with time in the office
  • Dynamic and collaborative team
  • We’re not corporate, we’re human, like you. We treat you like a person, not a number

At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart.

So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail.

Make your Mark!

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