The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing confidential executive administrative support to the General Counsel. This includes planning, scheduling, management and tracking of projects, for the General Counsel, and facilitating the effective flow of information and communications between the Office of General Counsel and Law Society senior management, Law Society staff outside the Office of General Counsel, benchers and external contacts including the professions and the public. The Executive Assistant also provides administrative and technical support and assistance to other staff in the Office of General Counsel that includes responsibility for the undertaking a variety of special projects related to general counsel work. Other responsibilities include design and implementation of department administrative practices and procedures, preparation and forwarding of materials and information, and maintenance of related files and databases. The Executive Assistant executes their responsibilities under minimal supervision.
Client / Customer Service Delivery
Special Projects and Initiatives
The requirement to maintain a high standard of commitment, ethics, respect and care in service delivery to clients (internal and/or external).
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
The requirement to structure and deliver effective verbal and written communication with clients, staff, licensees, the public, and others in a non-threatening and constructive way.
The requirement to share responsibility for the achievement of team goals and the associated behaviours required for individuals to contribute effectively in a team environment.
The requirement to demonstrate an attitude that consistently strives to improve a standard of excellence for one’s self and for the benefit of the organization, its licensees and stakeholders.
Problem Solving and Judgement
The requirement to identify and analyze problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take and/or recommend appropriate solutions.
Technical Competence / Professional Knowledge
The requirement to apply knowledge and skills to carry out the work and/or provide advice. This also includes the quality of advice given, as well as the requirement to make decisions in the best interests of the organization as a whole.