Executive Assistant / Team Leader, Administrative Services

September 22 2022
Industries Energy
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Executive Assistant
Hay River, NT

The Executive Assistant / Team Leader, Administration Services is responsible for providing direct administration support to the President & CEO as well as senior administrative support to the executives of NT Hydro and its subsidiaries.


Support to President & CEO:

  • Is the primary point of contact for the office of the President & CEO and the Corporation in general; responsible for organizing, planning, participation, coordination of resources, and logistics of NTPC involvement in major industry and community events
  • Provides the President & CEO with confidential administrative support; provides advice where necessary or required, uses discretion to bring issues of concern and feedback from staff/Senior Leadership Team to the attention of the President & CEO
  • Manages all aspects of President & CEO’s office. Working with the President & CEO, this shall include developing O&M budgets, completion of monthly variance analysis, purchasing, financial reconciliations, travel arrangements, expense claims, management of signing book and ensuring their calendar is kept up to date at all times.

Support to Senior Leadership:

  • As a supporting member of the Senior Leadership Team, coordinates and ensures administrative support at all meetings, providing support and input where required.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and working relationship with representatives of the Office of the Minister Responsible for the NWT Power Corporation, the Chair’s office (Corporate Secretary), and offices of members of the Board.
  • Provides advice and clarification to SLT and Executive Division as needed with respect to the requests and requirements of the President & CEO, which includes communicating CEO requirements to SLT, gathering feedback, compiling, and tracking information, as necessary.

Administrative / Team Lead Functions: 

  • Manages all aspects of the Administrative Services Team. This includes but is not limited to approval of leave requests, timesheets, expense claims and financial reconciliations. Coordination, assignment and balancing of workloads amongst the administrative staff. Provides guidance and instruction on various procedures, policies and customer inquiries.
  • Participates in the recruitment of staff, prepares job descriptions, sets performance objectives, provides technical direction and advice, identifies training needs and the resources available to meet staff training requirements, monitors and evaluates the work and performance of staff, and promotes effective labour relations.
  • Responds to queries from both internal and external stakeholders concerning general business, organizational activities, changes to corporate strategy, etc.


  • Post-secondary diploma in Business Administration or other relevant discipline required.
  • Ten (10) years progressive senior management administrative experience including support for C-suite / executive level positions required.
  • One year supervisory experience required.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook) and highly skilled in Adobe Acrobat.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and manage change.
  • Must have tact, diplomacy, be a self-starter and be able to multi-task.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Class 5 Drivers License or equivalent is required.
  • Must undergo a successful criminal background check.

Salary for this position ranges from $43.82/hr.-$53.24/hr. as well as location and accommodation allowance of approximately $8,023 per annum. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes Health and Dental Benefits, Life Insurance, paid Sick Days and a Defined Pension Plan.


Affirmative Action Employer - Candidates must clearly identify eligibility status in order to receive priority consideration.

We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



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