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    Full-time Position
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    Security & Surveillance
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 23,2022
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    Business Assistant

    As a Business Assistant at IDEXX you will support our Customer Support (CS) leadership team, including our Sr. Director Customer Support, Europe & APO.

    Our support professionals develop deep and meaningful relationships with our customers, offering solutions to meet their unique needs. Every interaction with a customer allows us to demonstrate the power of diagnostics that helps veterinary practices – and the pets under their care – thrive.

    This is an exciting opportunity for someone to shape the role, immerse themselves within a busy business function & to become the ‘go-to’ person for the team.

    In This Role

    Your day to day portfolio will vary from administrative support to being involved with project management. In this role you will be responsible for administrative tasks such as (but not limited to): scheduling, processing purchase orders, invoices, check requests and expense reports, preparing reports, meeting minutes and correspondence - ensuring a smooth & efficient day for the Sr. Director.

    Your project management tasks may include, tracking of company assets, managing small to medium projects that support the Customer Support organization, preparing presentations – contributing to our guiding principle of Exceeding the Expectations of our Customers.

    Your main responsibilities also include:
    Analyzing incoming meetings, defining priorities and efficiently scheduling these meetings with the right stakeholders.
    Ensuring objectives, agenda points and outcome of meetings are clear in advance.
    Supporting a more productive and efficient way of working within the CS organization
    Managing schedules, arranging appointments and itineraries and additionally booking airline, hotel and car reservations.
    Project management assistance to support the Sr. Director such as (but not limited to): preparing Town Halls, attending CS leadership meetings and writing audience specific communications.

    What You Will Need to Succeed

    To be successful in this role, you’ll have a positive attitude and high energy along with a proven track record of managing administrative tasks within a global matrix organization. Next to that, if you can be described as:

    Having excellent organizational skills and a structured approach to bringing people together.
    You should be pro-active by nature, with a high degree of reliability and attention to time and detail.
    You are a natural networker, good communicator focused on priorities and an excellent project manager. If you’ve been working for an international team, even better!
    You are confident using Microsoft office especially Microsoft Teams; and if you’ve used Concur & Webex that is a bonus.
    A solution driven mindset and the ability to multitask.
    Fluent in English – both verbal & written communication, additional languages are a bonus but not essential.
    Ability to work in a hybrid environment – home working available but a willingness needed to be in the office when the business requires.

    Why IDEXX?

    We’re proud of the work we do because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from diseases. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 10,000 talented people.

    So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. The commitment and involvement of employees united by the positive energy driven by IDEXX contributes to the dynamic growth of the company. A significant percentage of this growth comes from our European markets, which are rich in diversity (languages, cultures, working methods, etc.). At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.

    Let’s pursue what matters together.

    IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
    IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin.
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