Executive Assistant

Halifax

Contract

  • Office Professionals
  • Job Code: 9P307014419
  • Posted: April 19, 2018
 David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for an Executive Assistant.

The Executive Assistant is an integral part of the Executive team.  Work involves a range of activities necessary to ensure the effective and efficient administration of, and time management within, the Office of the Executive Team.  This position provides executive and administrative support to the CFO and VP Corporate Services, the VP People and Planning and the Executive Corporate Secretary.

As an ideal candidate, you possess:

  • University degree in office administration or a related field, plus five years’ experience in an executive team environment.
OR 

  • Grade 12 or equivalent, plus graduation from an office administration or related program and ten years progressively responsible experience, five of which have been in an executive team environment.  
  • Experience working in a team or team-like environment is required. 
  • Experience working at the executive administrative support level is preferred.
Among other expertise, the successful candidate is expected to:

  • Demonstrate excellent inter-personal skills when dealing with clients, staff and management in a manner that respects others’ situations and builds positive relationships.
  • Maintain confidentiality with sensitive information.
  • Be a good time manager, organizer and multi-tasker.
  • Possess excellent computer skills; have a proven ability to use software applications such as: MS Office Suite of tools, along with the ability to use advanced office productivity software such as desktop publishing, or graphics for creation of specialized products appropriate to the position plus be able to perform a full range of office management functions – including reception, records management, production of correspondence and other documents, maintenance of schedules, travel plans, conferences, and assisting in the preparation for Board meetings and events.
This is a one month term with the possibility of an extension for 6 months.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Paula Webb, Senior Consultant, Aplin Office Professionals. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-HAL

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Paula Webb

Office Professionals

Halifax

Senior Consultant

  • 902.334.6002
  • pwebb@aplin.com

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