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Executive Assistant - Vancouver
Category: Telecommunications
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  Job posted:   Wed May 9, 2018
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Executive Assistant - Vancouver

We are looking for bright people who enjoy problem solving.
Join our team!
At TELUS, the Broadband Networks Implementation is not your traditional Implementation group, and this is not your traditional Executive Assistant role.
We embrace change and have fun re-inventing the future of work.
We are as passionate about our team as we are about our business, and we're looking for people who get excited about thinking and delivering differently, thinking out of the box, and enjoy giving support to other team members.
This team blends their mastery of network implementation with a passion for ongoing success and a pioneering mindset around technical innovation.
We embrace an ambitious yet friendly and open-minded culture that has supported our evolution into one of the most engaged and operationally reliable teams in the TELUS Pure Fibre Community.
We are authentically passionate about the work we do, about collaborating with our diverse stakeholder community and about seeking innovative new ways of meeting our business goals.
About the role:
We are seeking an Executive Assistant who will provide professional and confidential executive support to our Vice President of Broadband Implementation.
This individual will be easily approachable, dynamic, and proactive with exceptional organizational and communications skills. If deep satisfaction comes from knowing others regard you as helpful, collaborative and delivering high quality results - an invaluable partner, read on.
As an Executive Assistant, you are multi-talented and wear all these hats with pride:
* Administrative & Organizational Whiz:
o Anticipate the needs of the executive, ensuring they are in the right place, at the right time, for the right reasons
o Support by monitoring follow-up activities, action items and materials in advance of meetings
o Proactively manage the calendar, including booking travel arrangements
o Proactively gather, co-ordinate and/or prepare the necessary information, materials (presentations, reports, etc.) and resources for meetings and events
o Prioritize and adjust priorities in a fast paced, changing environment with agile efficiency
o Ensure the proper management and approval of individual and corporate expenses, and manage budget reports as required
o Manage the budget requirements for the team, meet regularly with the budget primes to make decisions for accruing and triaging as required
You are the missing piece of the puzzle...
* As a trusted confidante you apply good judgement, discretion, and diplomacy in all interactions, especially matters that may be sensitive or confidential
* Outstanding organizational skills with obsessive attention to detail
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills
* Strong judgement skills and unwavering commitment to maintaining confidentiality
* Initiative and ability to anticipate needs and provide solutions/options, particularly when confronted with ambiguity and a high degree of change
* Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate in a professional manner with senior executive management as well as internal and external stakeholders
* Thrive on learning new things: processes, systems, concepts, ideas, topics, etc
* Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and ability and willingness to learn new technologies and tools
* Flexibility to be available outside of normal work hours to provide support on urgent matters or to meet tight deadlines
* Minimum of 5 years' experience supporting senior executives
* Previous experience in an office administration function supporting senior leadership team members
* University degree would be an asset
Who is TELUS?
We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV(TM). We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.
Do you share our passion?
At TELUS, you create future friendlyŽ possibilities.
At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.
**Title:** *Executive Assistant - Vancouver*
**Location:** *CAN-BC-Vancouver*
**Requisition ID:** *ADM01634-18*

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