Administrative assistant, Administration

February 26, 2021

(Work place: La Prairie)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-07As an administrative assistant, you help carry out administrative activities for your sector.You provide administrative and secretarial support to a senior executive leading a business line or major support function. You also provide administrative support to other members of your unit as needed. You actively help coordinate, plan and prioritize your unit’s management activities.Your work involves complex relationships and business priorities. You interact with a wide variety of stakeholders. You proactively and independently make decisions and carry out tasks in accordance with your superior’s administrative needs. The ability to communicate effectively and tailor your approach as needed is therefore essential.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Carry out secretarial tasks (draft, revise, update and format documents for various departments, etc.)

  • Carry out internal administrative tasks (sales tracking, dashboards, expense reports, inventory management, performance reviews, etc.)

  • Help your superior manage their agenda, mail, emails and phone calls

  • Consolidate and coordinate deliverables for decision-making bodies containing confidential, strategic information

  • Plan and attend management committee and other meetings. Draft reports and minutes and follow up as needed

  • Help organize event logistics (meetings, travel, public relations activities, etc.)

Other working condition

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Trade school diploma in a related field

  • A minimum of four years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Plans and aligns, Situational adaptability

Work Location

Caisse populaire de La Prairie

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Administration (FG)

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