OPTrust Career Opportunities

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With assets of $16 billion, the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) invests and manages one of Canada's largest pension funds, serving more than 84,000 members and retirees.

Executive Assistant to the SVP Actuarial Services, Plan Policy & Human Resources

The Executive Assistant will provide confidential assistance to the SVP by carrying out coordination, liaison, research, delegated functions and general administrative duties.


  • Schedule and co-ordinate internal and external meetings including preparation of agendas, arranging for guest speakers and coordinating materials for distribution.
  • Liaise with the OPTrust Executive team and other management staff, Trustees and other contacts to arrange meetings, and to obtain or provide information on behalf of the SVP.
  • Attend team meetings, take minutes and follow up on actions to be taken.
  • Screen telephone calls, mail and visitors for the SVP, handling inquiries, or alerting the SVP as appropriate.  Share access to email and respond to inquiries or provide input as appropriate.
  • Conduct investigations, research and analysis in support of matters of concern to the SVP.  Prepare summaries with recommendations for presentation as required.
  • Provide administrative support by making travel arrangements as necessary, keeping track of appointment / meeting schedule.
  • Create and produce documents and presentations on topics as requested.


  • Post secondary education; degree preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years experience in an Executive Assistant role.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Good judgment and discretion and ability to keep matters confidential.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) knowledge.
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and managing multiple priorities.
  • Ability to be accessible or work on evenings and weekends as required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including high level of tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to manage work relationships on behalf of the Senior Executives.
  • Strong organizational skills including management of the Senior Executives’ calendar.
  • Presents a professional demeanor to provide a good impression of OPTrust.

OPTrust is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. Please submit your application to by February 4, 2015.

We thank all interested applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

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