• Executive Assistant

    Job Location CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/30/2018 3:25 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    Individual Customer continues to explore and implement structures that will enhance our ability to be nimble and agile and this is a great example of it.


    The Executive Assistant will provide high quality administrative support to members of our Individual Customer senior leadership team located in London. In this role, you will perform advanced, diversified and complex administrative duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of working independently with minimal direction to make decisions within the scope of accountability while keeping leaders informed.



    • Organize schedules and correspondence, independently follow-up on action items, maintain calendars, coordinate travel arrangements and expense reports, maintain files, and prepare correspondence and other presentation materials
    • Ability to preserve confidentiality and demonstrate sound judgment regarding sensitive matters
    • Determine priorities while dealing with conflicting deadlines, in a fast-paced environment
    • Evaluate and revise priorities & schedules when unexpected situations arise, using initiative, independent judgment and tact
    • Coordinate and manage special projects, assignments and other duties as required
    • General office duties including supplies and equipment maintenance for the Executives and the general executive offices 

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Post-secondary education, or a combination of education and work experience
    • Minimum 5 years’ administrative support experience in a business or financial services organization
    • Bilingual French is an asset
    • Excellent decision-making, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated customer service mindset
    • Ability to build and manage trusting relationships with all business partners
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal to interact with a wide variety of individuals
    • Demonstrated strong organizational capabilities with the ability to handle multiple priorities and fluctuating workloads, while adhering to strict deadlines
    • Demonstrated business professionalism, respect for confidentiality and appropriate handling of sensitive information
    • Demonstrated business judgment, flexibility, initiative, creativity with a positive professional attitude and image
    • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, as well as, part of a team
    • Exceptional Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

    We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.


    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.


    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


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