Job Posting 88161

Executive Assistant
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closes in 14 days (Thu, 20 Oct)
full time  •  TBD


($64,492 - $75,873 Annually)


The Executive Assistant is responsible for the managing the efficient administration of the office of the Vice President (VP) or Associate Vice President (AVP), as well as ensuring new staff are set up with the supplies, software and equipment they require, running reports, coordinate regular meeting for branch administration team, participate in coordinating team building activities, work with Regional administrative staff to organize and store project development inquiries. He/She/They monitors the Development Strategies budget and prepares budget analysis reports, coordinates departmental communications and regional training initiatives. The position is the technical resource for information systems and the administrative liaison with other departments/branches and external contacts


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Diploma in commerce or business administration or other relevant field.

  • Considerable experience in managing administration activities within a fast paced, complex environment.

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.


  • Sound knowledge of the practices of managing an office for a senior executive.

  • Considerable knowledge of the branch’s policies, programs and operating requirements.

  • Good knowledge of the management, business and administrative practices of capital asset management projects.

  • Ability to assess branch requirements, develop new administrative approaches to conducting business and lead the planning and implementation of these changes.

  • Ability to manage multiple issues and projects, co-ordinate work with others, keep senior 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.

  • Ability to exercise judgement, diplomacy and tact in dealing with the varied day to day issues.

  • Excellent conflict resolution, consensus building and interpersonal skills Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, analytical, problem solving, time management and expediting skills

  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications including Microsoft 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.

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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, People with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

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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