Committee Administration Officer
Melbourne VIC 3000
  •  Full-Time, Permanent ( 0.8 FTE will be considered) 
  • Newly created role
  • Great benefits and work flexibility including monthly RDO
  • Dynamic work environment

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), the principal organisation representing the medical speciality of psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand, is seeking a Committee Administration Officer to join our Education & Training Department. 


This role is responsible for the executive support and administration of various committees in Education, specifically in Assessment.


This role will be responsible to:

  • Provide high-level executive support to designated committees and working groups, to meet the required assessment and training deliverables.
  • Prepare and coordinate high-quality level meeting agendas, minutes, follow up and monitor progress on any actions and recommendations arising from the meetings in consultation with relevant stakeholders and staff.
  • Work with committee chairs, College staff to set the meeting agendas and ensure the distribution of all meeting and supporting papers, minutes as required.
  • Respond to member and candidates’ inquiries and issues.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to articulate ideas to diverse audiences, and sound ability to develop briefing papers and reports.
  • Demonstrated relationship/stakeholder management experience, and a commitment to high-quality customer service and ‘think outside the box’.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and strong experience in administrative systems and committee administration and management of meetings.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills including the ability to show initiative and take responsibility and ownership of the role.
  • Excellent time management with the ability to plan, organise, set priorities, and meet competing deadlines, with flexibility to alter priorities to meet changing demands and expectations.
  • Capacity to work both independently with minimal supervision, and collaboratively within a team, and escalate issues as required, with the ability to identify potential risks.

What can we offer?

  • Monthly RDO
  • Excellent work–life balance
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Convenient CBD location of head office
  • Training and development opportunities

How to apply:


All applications must be forwarded via Expr3ss link and include a resume with a cover letter addressing the Experience/qualification and Individual capabilities to be considered for the position. 


Applications close on Tuesday, 4 April 2023.


Interviews may commence before the application closing date.  


RANZCP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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