Personal Assistant

Rheinmetall Defence Australia

Location: Redbank

Job Type: Full time


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In this role you will work closely with and report to our Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). Based primarily at MILVEHCOE (Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence) in Redbank, you may travel with the CHRO to offsite meetings including our Fortitude Valley office. Daily tasks will include inbox and diary management, scheduling meetings, including some preparation reports using PowerPoint and Excel. We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter who thrives on attention to detail, a “get it done” attitude and willingness to be flexible in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You will have a strong sense of confidentiality and adhering to this working in a defence environment and provide a high level of support to the CHRO. You will also work closely with others in the broader HR and Safety department, and other stakeholders in the business.

As a Personal Assistant, you can anticipate some of your day-to-day tasks to include:

  • Developing, implementing and/or improving administrative systems, processes and procedures and guidelines to support the CHRO;
  • Managing high volume correspondence i.e. extensive email/inbox management of the CHRO, monitoring calendar of all internal and external appointments/ meetings to ensure high priority communications are identified and actioned in a timely manner;
  • Organising and managing complex diaries and interstate/international travel and accommodation management for CHRO and senior stakeholders when required;
  • Assisting in the preparation and document management of research papers, reports, policy documents, briefing materials, official correspondence, and proposals for consideration as required;
  • Liaising with executive level internal and external stakeholders (and their PA/EAs) to organise meetings and prepare correspondences and travel;
  • Coordinating documentation for board meetings, management meetings and customer presentations;
  • Assisting in event management of major/ corporate events and board meetings and participating in relevant project work when required;
  • Contribute to the delivery of HR projects and programs;
  • Arranging corporate credit card account purchases and expenses reconciliation;
  • Meeting and greeting visitors when required; and,
  • Any other duties and responsibilities that may be required as determined from time to time.

Find Your Why at Rheinmetall

Our values of Safety, Partnership, Openness, Respect and Trust (SPORT) supports our team members to create a workplace environment where our employees value each other, live up to their promises, communicate openly and work safely every day.

The experience and skillset best suited to this role includes:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role;
  • Strong background in executive support to senior executives and proven capabilities in leading a small team;
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel;
  • Produce high quality work in a fast paced and ever changing environment;
  • Exceptional communication skills and integrity in your work;
  • Business acumen to make sound judgement and quick decisions;
  • Proven ability to work across multiple tasks and perform duties unsupervised;
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, have exceptional customer service, and initiative, nnatural problem solver;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and deliver accurate work to meet deadlines; and
  • Must hold or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance (must hold Australian Citizenship).

What we offer you

  • Work as part of a team with real purpose in what we do;
  • Attractive remuneration packages with salary sacrificing and novated leases;
  • Access to exclusive employee discounts with over 400 retailers in Australia to help reduce cost of living;
  • On-site subsidised café with themed days and multiple dietary options;
  • Long weekends every second week with a 9 day working fortnight;
  • Flexible working practices;
  • Opportunity to work on major projects within our Vehicle Systems (Logistic, Tactical Wheeled, Tactical Tracked), Electronic Solutions, Weapon & Ammunition Divisions;
  • Generous internal incentive and referral program;
  • Genuine career development and progression opportunities;
  • Extensive Employee Assistance Program to support overall health and wellbeing; and
  • We are proud to be recognised as an Endorsed Employer for All Women by WORK180.

Our inclusive culture

Rheinmetall fosters a culture of equality, fairness, diversity and inclusion for all our employees and provides a safe and secure work environment where everyone can feel comfortable and supported to bring their unique self to work every day.

If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives via our Work180 profile at

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Next steps

Apply now!

Preferred candidates will be required to complete background checks including pre-employment verifications and national police checks.

Applications close: 27th of March 2023

Please note that we will not be accepting any recruitment agency applications for this role.


For further information about this opportunity, please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at and quote REF#AU01337.

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