Business Services Assistant (Contract)

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Job Number: 968548
Work type: Contractor, Permanent
Location: Canberra
Categories: Corporate Services, Canberra

Our Business Services team

The Business Services group provides a broad range of administrative services to the firm.

Your Role

The Business Services Assistant position is a 'hands on' and highly diverse role that provides invaluable support to ensure the business meets its objectives. This is a parental leave contract until February 2020, and you will be required to work on a rotating roster between the hours of 8.00am to 5.30pm.

The role reports to the Business Services Manager and involves a variety of responsibilities associated with the day-to-day operation of the firm. This includes all aspects of facilities management, audio visual setup, search and lodgement, courier and mail management, document production, fleet management, reception relief, office moves and minor maintenance.

What You Need

We welcome applications from people with:

  • exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to liaise with people at all levels within a professional services organisation
  • ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • a strong, proactive client service focus
  • an ability and willingness to undertake physically taxing and mobile work
  • a high degree of technical skills with a sound knowledge of Word & Excel
  • ability to prioritise a variety of tasks and responsibilities
  • resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own


You will also require a current Australian drivers' licence


What We Offer

MinterEllison will support your continued development through a wide range of accessible and structured learning and development programs, mentoring from skilled and intelligent leaders, and by surrounding you with teams of great people who are happy to share their knowledge and learn from you as well.

You will also have access to a wide range of top tier employment benefits, which are designed to help you complement your lifestyle outside of work and support your professional needs.  These include first class premises, facilities and support, state of the art technology, competitive salary packages, gym membership, corporate discounts, an extensive health and wellbeing program and much more!

Our Culture

We are building a culture where we collaborate, innovate and inspire each other and our clients.  We understand that working for a partnership in a top tier law firm is busy and often challenging. It involves managing multiple stakeholders and working collaboratively across offices, countries and time zones.

We take pride in being our clients' best partner, and enjoy working within teams of professionals who share their knowledge, respect our values and support each other to achieve our collective goals.

How To Apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please follow the prompts below to apply.  For specific queries about this opportunity please contact Aman Vigneshwaran at

MinterEllison does not accept agency submissions unless approval to do so has been given by a member of the Resourcing Team. Approved agency submissions must be submitted through our on-line system. Candidates submitted directly to any employee or Partner of the firm will not be considered valid and will not be considered by MinterEllison. MinterEllison will not be liable for a recruitment fee in these circumstances.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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