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Administrative Assistant, Senior-25975  

Genzyme Corporation, ranked as one of the foremost biotechnology companies in the world, is committed to providing an exceptional environment in which individuals can excel, and achieve their professional and personal goals. Genzyme's people and culture have been consistently recognized for excellence. For example, we have been named several times to Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States. We also consistently rank among the top employers for scientists in surveys of Science readers. Genzyme's local offices and facilities in Europe and other parts of the world have earned similar distinction as respected employers. By applying for a position with Genzyme, you are taking the first step toward becoming a part of our dynamic and talented team, and sharing in our continued success.

Senior Administrative Assistant

This position supports the Vice President of Quality for Massachusetts Biologics and will be based in Framingham, Massachusetts. This position will at times require the ability to manage within a complex, fast paced and dynamic highly matrixed environment with limited supervision. Excellent discretion and judgment is required. In addition to managing daily office logistics, the job responsibilities may also include meeting and event planning, requiring strong initiative and follow through. There is no travel requirement.

  • Daily calendar management/meeting scheduling via Outlook
  • Preparing business expense reports
  • Organizing travel logistics
  • Providing administrative support for purchasing supplies
  • Assisting in all aspects of onboarding new team members
  • Professionally interact with key stakeholders
  • Attend monthly admin meetings and offer admin support to other teams within the organization during vacations/absences. Provide support to the admin team on larger projects as needed.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and record and disseminate minutes in a timely manner

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years experience as an administrative/executive assistant is required (health care, biotech, consulting - preferred)
  • Previous experience as administrative/executive assistant required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to work independently, highly organized and effective in handling multiple detail-oriented projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • The candidate must exercise discretion and judgment in handling confidential/proprietary information
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Strong administrative and computing skills, MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word); WebEx;
  • Ability to interact with various level of business functions and professionals in and outside Genzyme
  • Attentive to details and results
  • Attentive to cultural sensitivities

Job: Administrative
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Framingham
Other Locations: United States-Massachusetts-Framingham

Shift: Day Job
Job Type: Regular
Employee Status: Regular
LocationUnited States-Massachusetts-Framingham
CountryUnited States of America
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Posted Date05/26/2011 01:03:02
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