Executive Administrative Assistant
Location:
Rockville , Maryland
Posted:
December 18, 2017
Reference:
WD141795
Basic qualifications:
• High School diploma with a minimum of 8 years of Administrative Assistant experience of increasing complexity
• Demonstrates knowledge in various software programs (including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and experience with SharePoint team sites is key, also web conferencing, LiveMeeting, and database experience with the ability to learn new software in a timely manner
• Experience managing comprehensive international travel arrangements and significant complex major events
• Demonstrates the time management skills to plan manage and coordinate activities and major functions
• Additional depth of experience supporting senior stakeholders

Preferred qualifications:
• Demonstrates proficiency in interpersonal and team skills in order to interface internally and externally with personnel from all levels of the organization
• Discretion and confidence to deal with people at all levels, internal and external to the company with flexibility in working style
• Ability to work independently and without direct supervision
• Possess knowledge of department roles, management structure and inter functional relationships with other departments and related organizations
• Demonstrates attention to detail and decision making skills to respond to high pressure situations
• Experience dealing with highly confidential information
• Team player with the ability to gain the confidence of and cooperation of peers
• Polished and professional oral and written communication skills

Details:
The Executive Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support for the Vice President R&D, Chief of Staff, HR Business Lead and potential other Senior Leaders. The incumbent will be responsible for project and administrative activities & play a key role in helping to establish and maintain a new global R&D Centre in the US. This is a great opportunity to be part of a team for an exciting and growing business with the world's leading vaccine organization.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage regular interaction with various global departments and multiple leadership team interfaces. Organize meetings, prepare any necessary documents and take minutes on need basis. Manage agendas and associate sharepoint teamsites
• Full schedule management and coordination of professional schedules, including multiple leadership team meetings, and other decision-making forum and their associated team sites, agenda, and calendar invitations
• Planning, booking of travel arrangements for designated senior leaders
• Regular works with and/or access to sensitive/confidential information where a high level of discretion is required
• Regular contact with individuals at high levels within and outside of the business sector with the demonstrated ability to pass on instructions, advice, and obtain decisions or agreements in potentially sensitive situations
• Creation of systems and processes for visits, meetings etc
• Ensuring expense management for designated senior leaders
• Supports Operational On Boarding activities
• Administrative tasks needed to ensure employment of contingent workers for designated functions
• Supports administrative activities in designated projects

Contact information:

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