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Senior Administrative Assistant

Montreal, CA, QC H4P 2G7

Jul 27, 2022

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The dormakaba Group is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. The company is a single source provider of products, solutions and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. No matter where you are, if you need reliable and innovative access and security solutions, we will provide you high quality service – in hotels, shops, sports facilities, airports, hospitals, at home or in the office. Around the globe.


With over 16,000 employees worldwide (over 500 in Montreal), dormakaba is present in over 130 countries and has more than 150 years of experience. The dormakaba Group is headquartered in Rümlang, Switzerland, and generates annual revenues of over 3 billion dollars CAD.


dormakaba offers you a career not a job. Join us now and make a real difference in creating the next generation of products and services. Visit our website www.dormakaba.com





Under the authority of the VP, General Counsel, Innovations and Solutions, the candidate will be responsible for collaborating and providing administrative support to the Legal department – Innovations and Solutions, and to the Cloud Platform Service & Solutions (“CPSS”) management team.





Support specific to the Legal team:

  • Edit and format documents generated and/or revised by the legal department
  • Assist in the preparation and follow-up of contract signatures and correspondence
  • Filing and scanning the legal department documents
  • Draft corporate resolutions as needed and maintain company minute books
  • Prepare and maintain company annual reports with Canadian provincial and USA state registries, as well as other regulatory organizations as needed
  • Take charge of the opening, closing and archiving of the legal department's files in accordance with the standards established by the Quebec Bar and internal policies.


General administrative support for the CPSS management team and the Legal team – Innovations and Solutions:

  • Support the preparation, annotation and animation of PowerPoint presentations
  • Manage invoices received from external sources, liaise with accounting/finance personnel
  • Organize meetings/trainings, book meeting rooms/video conferences
  • Organize and follow up agendas (negotiations, meetings, etc.)
  • Prepare relevant documents for meetings as well as drafting minutes of meetings
  • Sort and reply to mail, scan and copy documents
  • Attend to reception duties, including receiving and shipping of documents or packages
  • Manage and place orders as needed for office supplies and other items, knowledge of Axapta is an asset
  • Make travel arrangements, book business travel and accommodations
  • Prepare and submit travel and other expense reports for team members in Concur.





  • Diploma in business or legal or paralegal administration
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an in-house legal support position or senior administrative role in a multinational company
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal & written skills in both French and English
  • Basic financial knowledge an asset.



Specific competencies required


  • Possess a high level of autonomy, professionalism as well as discretion   
  • Be detailed and multi-tasked oriented in a fast paced environment
  • Capacity to adequately and efficiently answer any request from various contributors and others
  • Show diplomacy, empathy and creativity to manage difficult situations
  • Team work, a good sense of humour, and ownership as well as respect of others are highly valued attributes.



We offer


  • A fast-growing international company
  • A stimulating, fast and friendly work environment
  • An opportunity to highly contribute to the success of the company
  • Competitive global compensation.
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