executive assistant - dt vancouver, Vancouver

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contact
randstad canada
job type
temporary
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job details

posted
location
vancouver, british columbia
sector
contact centre and customer care
job type
temporary
reference number
2182797STFEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

Our client, a leading professional services institution is looking for an Administrative Assistant to work a 3-month assignment in downtown Montreal. The successful candidate will work 40 hours per week at a rate of $20.50 per hour.
This position often requires the handling of sensitive information with professionalism and integrity. As part of our dynamic environment and team you will feel a strong sense of accomplishment as you develop your technical, interpersonal and administrative skills as well as see your efforts contribute to meeting the needs of our clients. Our supportive, team-oriented approach will motivate you to do your best while also helping others.

Responsibilities:
Challenging and varied work that fosters continuous development of your technical and administrative skills.
•The opportunity to provide advanced level support in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as serve as the Microsoft application expert to our client teams
•The preparation of PowerPoint presentations, reports and other written documentation/communication
•The opportunity to work directly with our consultants on a variety of client deliverables
•Meeting/event coordination and preparation
•Ensuring quality control/proofreading/editing

People
•Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels
•The opportunity to work in a supportive, team-oriented environment that motivates people to do their best

Clients
•Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations
•Increase efficiency by identifying ways to improve processes

Advantages
• Gain experience working for a well recognized organization
• Earn the competitive wage of $20.50per hour
• Work in downtown Vancouver
• Work full time hours on a 3-month contract

Qualifications
•Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking and customer service skills
•Strong organizational skills, with proven experience prioritizing work and coordinating several projects at one time
•Ability to take full ownership of assigned work
•The innate desire to produce high-quality work and earn respect
•Flexibility: able to adapt to different people and work assignments
•A strong focus on detail and accuracy of work
•A learning orientation
•Strong interpersonal and project/time management skills
•Ability to communicate openly and effectively both verbally and in writing
•Strong technical aptitude; Oracle experience a plus, but not required
•Proficiency in MS Office, with expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Microsoft certification a plus
•Experience in a professional services environment
•Experience providing administrative and coordination support to multiple parties simultaneously

** Strong experience with Word and PowerPoint **
Must have the ability to handle multiple projects,
Will be supporting 12 people from the retirement group.

Lindsay,
Sylvia,
Carlo,
Andrea

Phone Number:
416.861.9888
Fax Number:
416.861.8727

Randstad Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.