Operations Administration Assistant

Last updated 5 days ago
Location:Williams Landing
Job Type:Full Time

Target Australia Pty Ltd

Who are We?

At Target, we’ve always been here to help families live better. But right now, we can see that what ‘better’ means is changing. Better means making choices that can change the world. Better is about a life that’s lived, not with more things, but with things that mean more. A life where quality is always valued over quantity. Where beauty is born from style and substance in equal measure. A better way of life, that’s within easy reach of all. That’s why everything from the products we make to the experience we create, is crafted with intention and a single purpose…To inspire families to live better.

What will you do?

Target currently has a newly created role for an experienced Operations Administrative Assistant .The Primary Purpose of the position is to provide a superior level of administration and general support to the Southern and Northern Operations Managers and the National Store network as required, in line with Target’s values.

This role will be located at our TSSO office in Williams Landing - Melbourne.

Key attributes to be successful in this role is to:


  • Provide professional administrative support to the Operation managers and Store Network team, as required
  • Coordinate meetings and functions including responsibility of attendance, preparation of agenda, presentations and papers, attendance and recording of notes/actions/minutes
  • Ensure a high standard of service is maintained and enhanced across all levels of communications whilst representing the Operations Managers of and Target internally and externally by displaying a friendly, responsive, courteous, and effective interaction
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Coordinate all travel bookings both domestic and international, in line with Target’s travel policy
  • Liaise with facilities management in relation to various locations and changes to working environments
  • Management and reconciling of corporate credit cards, petty cash reimbursements and approvals (Fraedom)
  • Assist in the set up and orientation on new team members including HR administration, Kronos tools and new starter preparation
  • Manager team annual leave, recording
  • Assist the Executive Assistant to the GM of Retail Operations and Supply chain as required

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate works well with others, has excellent communication skills, collaborates across departments, and can transfer knowledge to other team members. This team member must have the capacity to multitask and excel in fast-paced environments.

The ideal candidate will also have the following experience:

  • Administrative experience preferably in the retail sector
  • Business Administration degree or qualification preferred
  • Experience using Kronos desirable
  • Advanced skills and proficiency in Microsoft Suite - Word, PowerPoint, Excel essential.
  • Advanced Outlook skills essential
  • Microsoft Visio skills desirable
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Able to deliver under the pressures of time/resources/results/multi-tasking essential
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement with people and teams at all levels of the organization
  • Able to exercise discretion with confidential information
  • High attention to detail

What will you get?

Target has some great benefits, including:

  • Great career opportunities across the Wesfarmers Group
  • Team Member discounts across Target, Kmart and Officeworks
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Convenient location next to freeway and train station, with onsite parking and a great café!
  • Novated leasing options
  • Paid parental leave scheme
  • Flexible work arrangements

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Talent Acquisition Team.

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The ideal candidate works well with others, has excellent communication skills, collaborates across departments, and can transfer knowledge to other team members. This team member must have the capacity to multitask and excel in fast-paced environments

The ideal candidate works well with others, has excellent communication skills, collaborates across departments, and can transfer knowledge to other team members. This team member must have the capacity to multitask and excel in fast-paced environments