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Administrative Assistant

Requisition ID:  124086 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance Reporting & Treasury 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Part Time or Full Time:  Full Time 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario (CA-ON) 

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time and contract opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to join our Administrative Support team based out of our office in Mississauga, ON. 

Job Description

 What you'll get to do in this fast paced role:

•    Administrative and business content support to senior management team members
•    Working collaboratively with functional team, other management team members and their support staff to obtain and traffic information and documentation
•    Support on-boarding employees
•    Administrate procurement of goods and services
•    Timekeeping tracking
•    Support improvements and maintaining office ‘user experience’ guidelines
•    Foster a culture of continuous improvement, where colleagues in your department are encouraged and recognized for generating and implementing innovative ideas
•    Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
•    Design and maintain databases
•    File and retrieve documents and reference materials
•    Conduct research, collect and analyze data to prepare reports and documents
•    Manage and maintain schedules, appointments and travel arrangements for VP’s
•    Arrange and co-ordinate meetings and events
•    Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications for VP’s.
•    Liaise with internal staff at all levels
•    Interact with external partners
•    Coordinate project-based work
•    Review operating practices and recommend  improvements where necessary

Job Requirements

What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:

•    2+ years experience in  Administration Support
•    University degree or college diploma or relevant work experience  
•    Strong computer skills; Proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
•    Demonstrated experience working in project teams
•    Proven time management, organization, prioritization, and multi tasking skills
•    Exceptional interpersonal skills
•    Attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness
•    Ability to work independently and to adjust to a variety of tasks on a daily basis
•    Aptitude for learning tools and new concepts quickly
•    Administration/merchandising experience in the grocery retail sector preferred

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus.  If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application.  Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.

Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
•    Growing organization
•    Competitive salary
•    Pension plan
•    Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
•    Ongoing Training & Development
•    Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.