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Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 12:24 PM

Executive Assistant to Vice President
Reference Code: 46721

United States (US) : Houston, TX
Job Category: Administration
Employment Type: Employee Full:time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program

General Information
Reporting to the Vice President of U.S. Gas Technical Services, this position is responsible for complex and confidential administrative assignments. As such, this role requires a high level of professionalism and a sense of urgency. The successful candidate will also possess strong attention to detail and a collaborative approach. Further, this role will involve significant interaction with external agencies, the public, and external service providers.

:Provide general administrative support;
:Act as a liaison between the Vice President and other Senior Executives and their Assistants;
:Demonstrate considerable autonomy and judgment in coordinating priorities and meetings, managing schedules, booking appointments and business travel arrangements for the Vice President;
:Prepare, format, and coordinate reports and presentations for internal and external audiences;
:Assist in the management of routine workflows between the Vice President and the department staff;
:Manage high volumes of emails for leader, including prioritizing and responding independently to requests as appropriate;
:Budget forecast preparation, analysis and recommendations;
:Execute various processes for department, including organization and position management, utilizing workforce and SAP software suites for requests and information management as well as department moves and office planning;
:Complete timesheets and expense reports as required;
:Handle highly sensitive and confidential information and issues in an appropriate and professional manner;
:Manage information and reports including electronic filing;
:Maintain critical filing systems, contacts and databases;
:Direct sensitive issues to appropriate executives;
:Build good relationships with key internal/external parties;
:Main point of contact for internal and external parties;
:Handle e:mails and writing responses to external parties as required;
:Maintain contacts and schedules for external Board commitments;
:Planning and setup of events as required for the department;
:Track and follow up on action items, invitations, correspondence and documents for signature;
:Review, develop and implement departmental administrative processes and training on systems where applicable for new and lesser experienced associates in the department;
:Lead the development of both internal and external presentations;
:Other duties as required.

Qualifications and Education
:High degree of professionalism, excellent communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality;
:Demonstrated scheduling and time management skills;
:Sound judgment and the ability to work independently with little direction;
:Proven organizational, planning and prioritization skills;
:Must be capable of working and communicating comfortably and effectively at all levels of the organization;
:Possess tact and diplomacy while working positively with others;
:Strong business acumen;
:Ability to represent TransCanada effectively to external parties;
:Ability to work extra hours certain times of the year as required;
:Ability to adapt to shifting priorities in a fast paced environment;
:Proven interpersonal skills;
:Excellent written, proof reading and editing skills;
:Proactive, takes initiative, and is creative at identifying process improvement opportunities;
:Strong attention to detail;
:Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word;
:Excellent presentation skills;
:Must be comfortable working in a deadline:driven environment with constantly changing priorities.

Education / Experience


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