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Position Title: Executive Assistant
Requisition ID: 745
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Discount Merchandising/Operations (80156543) 
Department: Stores Operations  
Position Location: METRO ON - 5559 DUNDAS STREET W (#A-DUND) 
Position Type: Permanent 



Provides administrative support to the Vice President Operations; is responsible for the planning and co-ordination of meetings and for communication with internal and external personnel; is the central control responsible for the administration of data input.


Specific Responsibilites:

  • Maintains the centralized Strore Profile Access Database for Head Office and website use (e.g. store hours, stores services and store photos).
  • Prepares timesheets for Operations Support.
  • Co-ordinates the vacation schedules and personal days off all Field Operations Staff, Field Directors, District Managers and Vice Presidents. Revises master vacation schedule as required.
  • Updates, maintains and distributes statistical information for Division including placement of Store Managers and Assistant Store Managers and tracks special assignment personnel.
  • Receives and screens communications to the Vice Presidents including telephone calls and emai messages and provides assistance using independent judgement to prioritize, channel and facilitate communiucation.
  • Reviews and summarizes miscellaneous reports and docuemts; prepares background documents as necessary (e.g. Shrink, P&L).
  • Arranges travel and accomodation for Vice Presidents.
  • Controls Operations Boardroom booking and calendar.
  • Composes and types correspondence.
  • Assists in the preparation of the administrative budget East and West Dvisions by coordinating all expense figures and preparing an explanation on all submissions for each Accounting expense line.



  • College diploma or University studies (certificate)
  • 3 years work experience in office environment as Executive Assistant an asset.
  • Strong knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite; intermediate skills using Excel and Word, advanced using Powerpoint.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible to unexpected circumstances, peak periods and changing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment. 
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.


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