Company: General Electric
Location: San Ramon, California
Posted: December 15, 2017
Reference ID: 3039513
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
The Executive Assistant for the Global Head of Channels & Alliances, is a position with critical administrative responsibilities. The Executive Assistant will work closely and primarily with the Global Head of Channels & Alliances and his team.
This role will involve a high degree of interaction at senior levels across the General Electric Company, and with key external business contacts and customers. You will also routinely coordinate administrative activities, handle multiple priorities, work with tight deadlines, & address high priority requests. As cultural champions, EA's hold the front line of the organization they support - interfacing and engaging with employees as well as partners and are able to "roll up their sleeves" to problem solve in order to move with speed.
+ Maintain calendars, identify conflicts and resolve promptly
+ Coordinate travel arrangements including: domestic/ international and required Visas
+ Maintain reconciliation of AMEX expenses as required in accordance with GE guidelines
+ Provide diverse and advanced administrative duties for executives and provide support to the staff on an as needed basis
+ Perform a wide variety of administrative activities that require handling of confidential information and business critical assignments in a professional business manner Prepare correspondence, invoices, distribution lists and other documents as requested and maintain files, both electronic and hard copy. Other tasks include conducting research, faxing, photocopying and mailing
+ Exhibit a highly professional image to contacts both in person and on the phone
+ Lead &/or prepare presentation materials such as executive internal and external presentations, strategy presentations, HR presentations, promotional material etc.
+ Make arrangements for on-site and off-site meetings and office events such as conferences & conference calls both internal and external to GE
Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:
+ High school diploma or GED
+ At least 7 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant/Executive Assistant for C-level leaders
+ GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed
+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
+ Previous experience supporting executive level clientele
+ Ability to prioritize and demonstrate forward thinking
+ Track record of successfully leveraging Microsoft software packages in a professional environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and web tools such as Web-ex, etc.
+ Demonstrated ability to use, or learn new software applications
+ Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and requests promptly and effectively
+ Demonstrated history of being able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
+ Strong organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
+ Experience dealing with ambiguity and handling stressful and difficult situations with composure
+ Working knowledge of various technology tools, e.g. iPhone's etc.
+ Must be flexible / adaptable to extend work hours as needed
+ Tenacity and ability to communicate, influence and problem solve with all levels of leadership and personalities
+ Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
+ Proven track record of providing customer service/communications that are in sync with communicated organizational expectations
+ Possess excellent verbal and written communication
+ Must be able to work well in a global team environment, able to interpret administrative and operating policies and procedures for employees
+ Proactively identifies and removes obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team.
+ Navigates accountability in a matrixed organization.Technical Expertise:
+ Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.
+ Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.
+ Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.
+ Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.Business Acumen:
+ Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamicsLeadership:
+ Coaches and mentors team members.
+ Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.
+ Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.
+ Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.Personal Attributes:
+ Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.
+ Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.
+ Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives. \#DTR
Locations: United States; California; San RamonGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.