Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 13,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Administrative Assistant (12m FTC)

    Job Description

    General Summary:

    The Administrative Assistant provides office/business support to department and generally reports directly to a(n) Associate Director, Director or Senior Director-level manager.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Schedules meetings, secures conference rooms and orders catering for assigned personnel
    • Serves as a departmental resource for Vertex's internal technologies (i.e; Procurement, SharePoint, Concur, Vertex U, VLearn, etc.)
    • Assists with booking flights/hotels and completing expense reports for assigned personnel
    • Based on established departmental procedures, prioritizes and addresses requests for appointments, e-mails and telephone calls; handles routine and straightforward requests and routes advanced items to more senior personnel
    • Processes group purchase orders, invoices, and contracts
    • Assists with visitor registration, including pre-registering and escorting visitors
    • Assists with onboarding of new employees into assigned department

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Good time management and organizational skills to prioritize work and/or multi-task
    • Attention to detail

    Education and Experience:

    • Typically requires high school or secondary school education


    Company Information

    Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

    Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at

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