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Executive Assistant

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 19, 2023.

The opportunity

Are you an experienced Executive Assistant with a flair for providing administrative support to senior leaders? If so, we are looking for an Executive Assistant within the People & Culture Division to provide support to our dynamic Talent team which includes Talent Acquisition, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as Talent & Leadership Development 


As a valued member of the Talent team, you will provide executive administrative support for the team and function with minimal supervision in a role that requires a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, independence, tact, and initiative. 

Who you’ll work with

You will report to the Managing Director, Talent, People & Culture and provide support to the Talent Leadership Team Directors, as required. 

What you’ll do​

  • Actively handle, schedule and coordinate the work and workday; identify and indicate items requiring urgent action and prioritizing other matters, including preparation/coordination of materials for meetings 

  • Actively manage multiple calendars using knowledge of organizational and divisional timelines and priorities to effectively manage demand for time 

  • Schedule meetings, luncheons, arrange travel, book conference rooms, order catering and set-up meeting rooms along with taking meeting minutes when required. 

  • Act as liaison between the MD, Talent and partners at all levels both within and outside Teachers’ 

  • Respond to external and internal enquiries affectively using tact, diplomacy and judgment 

  • Work in collaboration with other administrators in the department to ensure consistency in process 

  • Coordinator all budget tracking for talent department including agency spend 

  • Plan meetings and events, including budget management, site selection and catering 

  • Develop, edit, and finalize reports, documents and presentation materials for review, often on short notice 

  • Coordinate international travel itineraries, as required 

  • Perform other duties as assigned 

What you'll need

  • A minimum of 10 years of administrative assistance support 

  • Excellent MS Office Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams 

  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times on a wide range of issues 

  • Ability to identify and prioritize items requiring immediate action, along with any pertinent information to facilitate decision making 

  • Strong customer service orientation; a flexible and willing ‘can do’ attitude 

  • Ability to be diplomatic, tactful and use discretion in all situations with all levels of business partners 

  • Proven ability to work independently on multiple tasks while demonstrating initiative 

  • Demonstrated good judgment and creative analytical skills 

  • Experience in an HR administrative capacity is an asset 

  • Familiarity with an HRIS (e.g. Workday) as a user an asset 

  • Experience in managing a senior executive’s calendar using knowledge of organizational and divisional priorities to effectively manage demand for time 

  • Excellent time-management, interpersonal skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment 

  • Ability to support the divisional budget process 


What we’re offering

  • Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage

  • Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan

  • The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

  • Competitive time off

  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year

  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources – from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

Accommodations are available upon request ( for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.

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