• Administrative Assistant, Learning and Development

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    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.


    Join the momentum. We are seeking an Administrative Assistant, Learning and Development for our growing Human Capital team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Dedicated to cultivating our firm’s unique culture and values in the workplace, our Human Capital team leads people initiatives throughout the firm. Committed to attracting, hiring, developing, retaining and rewarding talented team members, we ensure MNP stands out as an employer of choice. From professional development to total rewards, communications to employee relations, we advise, facilitate and support the business by providing exceptional service at every level, in every market, today and in the future.



    Performance Expectations

    • Provide overall administrative support in the implementation, maintenance and execution of the Learning and Development (L&D) strategy
    • Work with the logistics and coordination of learning programs, assisting the L&D Coordinator in determining optimal geographical locations, liaising with hotel representatives to determine space availability, confirming menu selections and facilitating accommodation bookings by providing guidance on cost effective travel plans
    • Assist the L&D Coordinator in scheduling courses and registrations in collaboration with regional offices
    • Liaise with internal and external facilitators to determine the facilitator for courses/conferences/training events/meetings
    • Communicate course offerings, including providing guidance on who should attend and confirming the registration process
    • Coordinate with printing companies on manual/course material production and communicate deadlines
    • Prepare, format and proof manuals/course materials prior to distribution
    • Maintain a sufficient supply of training materials and assemble accordingly
    • Draft course evaluations in SurveyMonkey and distribute to participants for feedback
    • Produce routine and ad hoc reports from the Learning Management System (LMS) in a timely and accurate manner and update content when requested
    • Manage and approve all learning and development expenses; clarify questionable expenditure at the regional office level
    • Verify general ledger codes used for expense entries under the learning program
    • Establish and maintain effective communication, information flow and rapport with the Finance department, regional offices, Human Capital (HC) Advisors, content experts and external contractors
    • Assist in the administrative development of presentations, general templates, letters and spreadsheets when necessary
    • Provide administrative support to the L&D team as required
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve L&D processes
    • Provide administrative support to the VP of L&D and Director of L&D


    • Completion of a post-secondary certification or diploma in office administration
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and administer meeting logistics, events, etc.
    • Event planning experience considered an asset
    • Experience working in a Professional Services environment, particularly with learning and development program coordination experience, considered an asset
    • Experience managing a Learning Management System would be considered an asset
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Experience working in a fast paced environment

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team


    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.


    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.




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