An exciting opportunity for a professional and enthusiastic Administration Officer to assist in the facilitation of world class research partnerships to help grow the defence and space sectors in South Australia.

This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of timely, confidential and professional administrative support services primarily to the Defence Innovation Partnership (DIP) team, and also contributing to the administrative support for the broader Defence SA agency.

Special Conditions:

  • The incumbent is required to enter into an annual performance agreement.
  • Work outside of normal hours may be required in times of peak activity.
  • A current Class C (Car) Drivers’ Licence is desirable.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing a range of confidential administrative services including preparing and reconciling invoices and purchase orders, travel expenditure and monthly credit card statements for payment and taking accurate and concise meeting minutes.
  • Demonstrated experience in organising travel arrangements, preparing itineraries and accommodation, coordinating arrangements for meetings, conferences and official functions.
  • Demonstrated experience in the compilation of information for the preparation of reports, agendas and discussion papers.

Application Guidelines:

All applications must be submitted online via

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume, together with a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience giving consideration to the key selection criteria, experience and skills in the job and person specification. Applicants must submit a completed “Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector” form.

Our Commitment to Diversity:

The South Australian Government is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.


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