Executive Assistant

Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team - winning is fun. We are looking for an Executive Assistant to the Managing Director in Eaton’s electrical business, based in Mascot, Sydney. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, and meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals. This exciting role offers the opportunity to:

Be responsible for the administration duties for the MD, including calendar, meetings, travel and expense management.

Your essential responsibilities:
  • Coordinate schedule of meetings and events for Eaton Senior Leadership Team

  • Support the MD in coordination senior management activities including reports, business reviews, customer meetings, supplier meetings and business communication

  • Assist in the preparation of documents and presentations (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and as required take meeting minutes and follow-up to ensure closing of action items

  • Responsible for making international travel arrangements for senior managers

  • Responsible for negotiating annual contracts with travel partners and suppliers

  • Responsible for maintenance of the customer and supplier contract register

Deal effectively with a matrix multinational company and culturally diverse population


If you have:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not essential
  • Organized yet flexible, detail oriented and quick to learn is essential

  • At least 5 years working experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and project coordination experience

  • Fluent in English, with a high level of verbal reasoning

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with all levels of management and staff as well as customers and suppliers, while maintaining confidentiality and discretion

  • Enthusiastic, intelligent, articulate, trustworthy and positive “can do” self-starter

  • Highly motivated and results driven with problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Strong computer skills (high level PowerPoint, moderate level Word & Excel)


Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!


Please note, your details/resume will not be sent anywhere without a formal interview and, if successful, your subsequent prior permission. Personal information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only and be treated in the strictest confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Please note: Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested by a recruitment team member.


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Multi-Function Executive

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: ANZD AustraliaNew Zealand Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No