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WSP Canada

Senior Facility Administrator

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

WSP is committed to creating workspaces for our employees to thrive. We are currently searching for an energetic Senior Facilities Administrator for a temporary position 6-month position in our Toronto office.

This is an opportunity for an Administrative Specialist who is keen to develop a career in Office Administration, working in a fast-paced, demanding environment where your efforts will contribute to the success of one of Canada's leading Engineering firms.

Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, a great corporate culture and a clear vision for the future.


Key accountabilities (but not limited to):
  • Oversee, coach, and provide support to Facilities Administrators and Office Administrators.
  • Conduct performance reviews, on the job coaching, onboarding/ offboarding of team members.
  • Applies a continuous improvement focus with a national mindset. Demonstrates creativity and innovation to problem solve and develops benchmarks that will improve results with reduced cost or improved efficiency. Assist in identifying opportunities that will continuously improve all aspects of Facilities Management operations.
  • Enables a quality-of-service delivery focus. Establishes high standards for the delivery of Facilities Management services. Creates team capacity to develop and recommend processes that improve team efficiency.
  • Provides input to departmental leaders for policies/procedures, policy proposals, and strategies to improve operational efficiencies.
  • Assist the Senior Regional Facilities Manager in monitoring and managing costs to meet budget.
  • Makes independent decisions related to resources, approach, and tactical operations.
  • Assists the successful delivery of FM Service Request platform.
  • Work closely and as back up to Senior Facilities Coordinator to support facilities management.
  • Provide administrative tracking for all Vendors and Landlords in your region.
  • Liaise with the Project Implementation Manager to ensure document are transferred at the completion of project phase.
  • Work with Office leaders to assist with vendor management and vendor replacement where needed.
  • Manage online database of collected information, Facilities Database, Service Request Forms with best practices in mind.
  • Act as Facilities coordinator delegate for liaison with building management to communicate day to day issues that arise, e.g., elevators down, fire drill etc.
  • Oversee team to maintain COI records for all vendors and submit to building for clearance.
  • Support ad-hoc requests for assistance from the facilities management team.

Key role experiences, skills, and qualifications*:
  • Completion of a post-secondary Diploma related to Office Administration is desirable or equivalent.
  • 5 years of equivalent experience.
  • Project planning experience is desirable.
  • Demonstrable extensive administrative capabilities related to Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Lookup etc.).
  • Strong expertise in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with document formatting & production.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to manage people effectively.
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to providing quality service and work.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
  • A proactive and enthusiastic team player.
  • A self-starter who can work independently.
  • Adherence to the requirements of WSP systems as set out in the company policies, manuals, procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensure duties are performed in a professional and timely manner.
  • Demonstrate adherence to confidentiality requirements and maintain a high level of ethical behavior.
  • Positive attitude and a desire to succeed in a Corporate environment is essential.
  • Your physical attendance at the office is required during weekdays.

Key personal attributes*: Is organized and proactive. Approachable, dependable. Works well under pressure and juggling multiple priorities. Lives the company vision and values. Presents professional image. Manages self under pressure. Adopts \"Best for WSP\" approach in day to day activities.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-13

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