This position supports a Director/Senior Director in Safety Assessment (e.g., Toxicology, Pathology, and/or gRED Nonclinical Operations [gNO]), as well as immediate staff and functional areas. The position is responsible for timely, accurate and effective administrative support and interfaces with a number of diversified professionals, requiring tact and effective communication skills. This individual is expected to be proactive and creative in managing required activities associated with moderately difficult projects and is also expected to handle multiple priorities, requiring the ability to multi-task. The position coordinates activities with other administrative professionals supporting Safety Assessment as well as the Development Sciences division.
The responsibilities for Administrative Associate include but are not limited to:
Facilitate communicationsonbehalfofthe team ensuring key informationisprovedclearly, quickly andaccurately at theappropriate time
Plan, schedule,andcoordinateonsite/offsite meetings and team building events
Coordinate travel andconferenceattendance
ProcessInvoices,payments,andexpensereports using standardcorporateapplications
Makes productivecontributions,identifiesconcerns, gaps or opportunities andoffersrelevantrecommendationsandsuggestions
Works on moderately difficult assignments, requiring resolution of issues within defined parameters that require occasional deviation
Solve problemsand make decisions within generalparameters set byone’smanagers
Serve as a resourceforthedepartment staff and administrative teams
Provideback-up coverage for Administrative Professional team members
Strongcustomerfocusand team participation
And other duties as assigned
BS/BA degree and/or High School Diploma and a 5-6 years of administrative experience or transferable administrative skills.
Thoroughly skilled in all administrative duties
Ability to handle routine and impromptu assignments with minimal supervision
Must be proficient in general computer applications including but not limited to email, calendar, word-processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications
Microsoft Office and Google suite experience highly preferred
Moderately skilled in written and interpersonal communication
Ability to establish contacts outside of one’s work group and functional organization and develop partnerships with others to improve efficiency
Ability to work effectively as a team player with a diverse group of people including senior staff and administrative colleagues within and outside of the department
Strong organization and prioritization skills with ability to multi-task
Genentech and support of project teams and biotech industry experiences a plus
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