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Administration Officer / Receptionist
  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Small supportive team
  • Attractive salary packaging & superannuation options

About QIMR Berghofer:

QIMR Berghofer is a world-leading translational medical research institute focused on improving health by developing new diagnostics, better treatments and prevention strategies, specifically in the areas of Cancer, Infection and Inflammation, Mental Health and Neuroscience, and Population Health. Based in Herston, Brisbane and working in close collaboration with clinicians and other research institutes, QIMR Berghofer is home to more than 600 scientists, students and non-research staff.

About the Administration Team:

The Administration team provides general support and administrative assistance to the Support Division and other groups within QIMR Berghofer.

Role Purpose / Responsibilities:

Provide professional reception/switchboard services and act as a first point of contact for visitors to QIMR Berghofer;

Assist with a range of general administrative activities including:

  • High volume mail handling;
  • Stationery ordering and delivery;
  • Word processing and data entry;
  • Taking meeting minutes;
  • Booking company vehicles and meeting rooms

About you:

To be successful in this role, previous experience in a busy reception environment is essential.  You will possess a recognised qualification in office administration (or equivalent experience) and have a good understanding of administrative systems and processes.  You will also have the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. You will pride yourself on giving excellent customer service and possess good communication and organisational skills, with high attention to detail. You will have a current and valid open driver's licence for Queensland. You will also need good computer skills, including knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).

Remuneration: Salary range is $61,321 to $63,161 p.a. plus super and salary packaging. This is a permanent, full time position. 

For further information:  Please contact Eliza Pullar, Acting Administration Supervisor via 

To submit an application: use the APPLY button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Resume and Cover letter addressing the criteria. 

Closing Date: 17 August 2022

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Bonus Superannuation
  • State of the art facilities
  • Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
  • Supportive/collaborative team environment
  • Parental Leave
Job Ref: JB000074

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