Administrative Assistant
, Missouri
November 23, 2017
Administrative Assistant
IT Lead & Sales Effectiveness Lead
St. Louis, Mo

Monsanto is currently seeking a highly motivated Administrative Assistant for Creve Coeur location.  This position provides direct administrative support to the North America IT Lead and North America Sales Effectiveness Lead and their teams as needed.

The successful candidate will be highly professional with a strong attention to detail and possess excellent organizational skills. Team skills and collaboration are essential.  Applicants must have very good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will work well with across the matrix organization, anticipate needs and ways to contribute, proactively reach out and leverage colleagues, and seek out solutions when next steps are unclear.  An ability to manage multiple priorities should be something the candidate enjoys.  

  • Manage multiple calendars by anticipating the needs of the manager and resolving conflicts
  • Coordinate planning and readiness for special projects
  • Manage logistics for large events and leadership meetings
  • Provide support for SharePoint team site maintenance
  • Provide support for the creation of purchase requisitions & service entries as needed
  • Complete expense reports
  • Provide back up for ordering and distributing team office supplies
  • Maintain organizational charts and team distribution lists
  • Perform on-boarding/off-boarding of employees including coordinating the set up of their workspace, computer and phone

Required Education and Skills/Experience:
  • At least 5 years of administrative experience
  • Demonstrated good judgment and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management, organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to appropriately manage confidential information
  • Demonstrated proficiency in SharePoint team site, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Word, SAP (or similar system), Ariba, and Concur Travel & Expense
  • Team player - ability to interact, coordinate and collaborate with other team members

A little about us:
At Monsanto, we believe that diverse perspectives solve big challenges and deliver a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world.

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