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Communications Assistant / Executive Assistant

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank





Requisition ID: 52454


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

Based in the Toronto Scotiabank office, the incumbent is responsible for VP support, analysis and communication within the Global Risk Technology (GRT) portfolio. This includes assisisting with internal content creation, calendar management, expense processing, presentation deck creation and ad-hoc demand management. The incumbent is also responsible for building, fostering trusted working relationships among technology and business stakeholders using effective Business Analysis, and Relationship Management across GRT and relevant groups within Global Wholesale & Risk Technology (GWRT) and Information Technology & Solutions.


Key Accountabilities

  • Support VP for ad-hoc requests, calendar management, and executive support
  • Providing support to Leaders within GWRT as required and working with management to understand weekly, monthly and quarterly business performance
  • Fostering and developing a strong, positive team environment, driving employee empowerment, innovation and a high degree of engagement
  • Building effective working relationships across the team and with various business line, internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintaining a high level of client service
  • Facilitating a culture of open and honest communication sessions, touch-base and team meetings
  • Providing reports and statistical information to management as required and in a timely manner


Must have Skills

  • Proficient in providing support to the VP and all other stakeholders
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & listening skills
  • Results/Goal achievement oriented, self- motivated and disciplined
  • Good to have: Experience with PowerBI, Tableau and other reporting tools
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel functions, macros, and pivot reporting preferred.


Education and other

  • University or College Degree, College Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years experience


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada’s international bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. Scotiabankers hail from over 120 countries, speak more than 100 languages and serve over 23 million customers globally. As a highly diverse company, we know that an inclusive environment for employees and customers helps everyone achieve their best. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide a positive recruitment experience.

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