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Manager, Administrative
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

October 22, 2021
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: J1021-0419 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Finance & Procurement Services
Job Description: We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to join our team as the Manager, Administrative for the Finance & Procurement Services and Legal & Legislative Services departments. In this fast paced and evolving role you will report to both General Managers and be responsible for the provision of high level administrative services and confidential executive assistant support for the General Managers and respective teams.

This position requires confidentiality in all matters of a sensitive or political nature. You will exercise considerable independence of action and judgment in organizing work routines, and when dealing with officials, department heads and employees. Your proven skills, knowledge and abilities as an administrative professional, along with your experience in unionized environment will make you an asset to the team. Your superior organization, time management, supervisory and communications skills will allow you to excel in a fast paced environment with numerous stakeholders and changing priorities. Your confidence, flexibility and quick thinking will assist you in dealing with the daily challenges that come your way. Your ability to build and manage relationships with all levels of the organization will be essential as you establish yourself in this challenging and rewarding role.
Duties: In this busy role, you will have the ability to jump from one task to another seamlessly; there is no typical day in either of the departments, however your main responsibilities will include; the preparation of correspondence, creation of a variety of reports, coordination of schedules and calendars and acting as a liaison with internal and external customers. Additional responsibilities may include the development and implementation of business plans for divisional activities, providing training related to systems and processes, collation of analytics, providing supervision, supporting and leading administrative process improvement activities, record keeping and contract management.
Skill Requirements: As the Manager, Administrative you will have:
• Diploma in Office Administration, Business Administration or related field.
• 5 years’ experience at a senior executive assistant level with a minimum of 2 years in a
leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, & PowerPoint.
Additional Information: The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. Apply today at
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: October 15, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: October 22, 2021 04:30 PM