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Administrative Assistant, Operations Strategy and Technical Services

Kinross Gold Corporation

Date: Jul 5, 2014

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Administrative Assistant, Operations Strategy and Technical Services
Site/Office Services
Toronto Corporate Head Office
Full Time

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Kinross is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the VP of Operations Strategy, VP of Technical Services Resources and Reserves and their teams.

Calendar management and meeting coordination
Coordinates events for the department and arranges participation in conferences by planning and carrying out all necessary logistics and details
Books travel and arranges for travel visas
Maintain shared travel calendar in MS Outlook
Track and monitor employee visas, passport and personal information in database and advise on expiries
Maintain document of time zone changes across the regions
Completes expense reports
Support the updating and clean up of existing archives of technical files
Assist with collecting signatures for invoices and maintain database of invoice records
Schedules meetings and takes meeting minutes
Prepare, proofread and format internal and external correspondence, presentations and technical reports
Downloads, prints, photocopies documents and assembles bound reports
Prepare materials for meetings and conference

University degree/College diploma or equivalent experience
3+ years of related work experience
Travel and Visa coordination
Previous experience in the mining industry preferred
Ability to learn quickly and take direction
Attention to detail with 99% accuracy
Proactive approach to work. Willing to go the extra mile.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks
Excellent communication skills with all professional levels
Collaborative approach, positive attitude, and willingness to help
Advanced skills in Excel, MS Word, Outlook. PowerPoint and SharePoint skills are an asset
Language skills in Russian, French, Arabic, Portuguese or Spanish are an asset, but not mandatory


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