Job Posting 83350

Executive Assistant
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 9 days (Wed, 1 Jun)
full time  •  To be discussed



Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Operations, the Executive Assistant is responsible for the managing the efficient administration of the office of the Associate Vice President (AVP), tracking projects and financial commitments, monitoring the regional budget and preparing budget analysis reports, coordinating departmental communications and correspondence, and coordinating and administering regional training initiatives. He/she/they acts as the administrative liaison with other departments/branches and external contacts.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • College diploma in commerce or business administration or an equivalent amount of education and experience.
  • Considerable experience in managing the administrative aspects of the office of an Executive, preferably for a public sector organization operating within a fast paced, complex environment.


  • Sound knowledge of the principles and practices of managing the administrative activities for the office of a senior level director
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the Branch’s policies, programs and operating requirements
  • Good understanding of the management, business and administrative practices of property management and/or support service projects and operations.
  • Ability to exercise judgment, diplomacy and tact in dealing with confidential matters
  • Ability to manage multiple issues and projects, co-ordinate work with others, keep senior Regional management staff apprised of major issues and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to foster strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish objectives.
  • Effective conflict resolution, consensus building and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, analytical, problem solving, time management and expediting skills
  • Good understanding of IT systems and excellent computer skills, including a high level of technical proficiency with
  • Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, and Project.

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship. 



How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


Please review the Job Description prior to applying


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Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

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We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.


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