Posted to MedZilla on 1/22/2018


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Senior Administrative Assistant 1800040-MZ


 
 

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Administrative Assistant in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Senior Administrative Assistant working on the Translational Research & Early Clinical team, you will be empowered to interact with a variety of vendors and develop tools for team communication, and a typical day will include:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:
  • This position communicates in a clear, professional and articulate manner
  • Manages the calendars of manager and/or staff
  • Prepares, processes, and reconciles all expense reports, credit card statements, invoices, purchase orders, accounts payables, etc. and in accordance with Company policies and procedures
  • Prepares all travel arrangements, including domestic and international, and creates detailed itineraries
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Performs all work and makes decisions with minimal supervision and/or instructions
  • Communicates in a clear, professional and articulate manner
  • Able to communicate complex information/data in a simple manner both orally and in writing
  • Actively manages calendars of manager and/or staff
  • Schedules and coordinates onsite and offsite meetings including but not limited to managing invitations, tracking responses, coordinating speakers, entertainment, transportation, dining, and presentation materials, tracking budgets, etc., in accordance with manager and/or staff instructions
  • Answers telephones, transfers calls, takes accurate messages, and appropriately responds to internal and external requests for information and/or clarification. Receives all visitors and handles all registration and/or scheduling for any onsite or offsite guests
  • Prepares, processes, and reconciles all expense reports, credit card statements, invoices, purchase orders, accounts payables, etc. with minimal oversight and in accordance with Company policies and procedures
  • Prepares all travel arrangements, including domestic and international, and creates detailed itineraries
  • Produces complex letters, memos, reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and/or other documents with minimal direction. Proofreads and edits all documents prior to finalizing
  • Assists with department budget preparation and tracks variances
  • Orders/maintains department supplies. Arranges for department equipment repair and/or maintenance
  • Acts as a resource for manager, staff, and other administrative assistants in Company policies and procedures. Provides regular updates to department when changes/updates occur to any Company policies and procedures
  • Acts as a resource for department in MS Office applications, Share Point sites and other technology tools used by the department
  • Completes other special projects as directed by manager or staff
  • Organizes home team and/or other department outings in accordance with Company guidelines and manager s instructions
  • Performs miscellaneous filing, organizing, faxing, mailing, duplicating, etc.
  • Collaborates and provides necessary support for other administrative staff, when necessary
  • May be responsible for records management and aggregate spend tracking for department
  • Performs other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • High School Diploma/GED required or in lieu of Diploma/GED four years of administrative assistant experience in addition to minimum years of experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of administrative experience supporting one or more individuals
  • Strong computer literacy with intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using Microsoft SharePoint
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, problem-solve and operate in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of mid-size corporate structures including corporate policies and procedures

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.)

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Periodic local and/or overnight travel required
  • Some offsite overnight domestic and/or international travel may also be required

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

Empowering Our People to Shine

Learn more at takedajobs.com.

Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEO_Policy_Statement.aspx

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Schedule
Full-time

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