Administrative Assistant

Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Administrative/Office Support Job Number: 63236
Administrative Assistant
Location: Downtown Toronto
Duration: 6-month contract
Compensation: $20 per hour

Our public sector client is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team for a 6-Month contract! The ideal candidate will have experience providing administrative support to senior management and have the ability to work with all levels of staff. If you are enthusiastic, have a strong attention to detail and are able to quickly learn new concepts and tools, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!


  • Provide Administrative Support to a Director and Managers, including calendaring prioritization and efficient time allocation to multiple competing demands.
  • Coordinating and scheduling large meetings/events involving internal and external stakeholders, including set-up/tear-down of room, preparing agenda and meeting materials, recording/transcribing/taking and distributing high quality meeting minutes
  • Tracking, filing, coordinating sign off of invoices and contract documents
  • Managing the onboarding process of new employees in coordination with IT/HR Services
  • Opening and distributing mail, maintaining confidential records and files
  • Preparing and editing correspondence, reports and Excel workbooks
  • Conducting research to inform administrative decision making
  • Coordinating accommodations, office supplies, travel & other arrangements
  • Troubleshooting office technology problems & systems of a limited scope i.e. photocopier/projector
  • Responding to requests for information, materials and/or service and determines, according to established procedures, how they should be fulfilled
  • Preparing and composing correspondence, reports, etc.
  • Receiving calls and visitor


  • Completion of a College/University Diploma/Degree Program or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in an administrative role, preferably in the Public Sector
  • Experience using Oracle iProcurement
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office software (specifically with calendaring), standard office equipment, knowledge of Contract, Procurement and System 
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills are required to develop and prepare accurate and meaningful reports for use by management
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a matrix reporting environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory

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