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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Tourism, Recreation & Event Management
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      September 01,2022
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    Executive Assistant

    Executive Assistant, The Netherlands

    • Location Amsterdam
    • 3+ days at the office, business trip possible up to 4 times a year
    • Permanent, starting with a 12 months contract

    About the job

    Join Sanofi as Executive Assistant for our Specialty Care business unit. In this role you are responsible for office management, providing support to, and has a pro-active function in, the execution of tasks, projects and processes for executive management.

    Main responsibilities

    • Prepare activities of executive management by collecting and providing/distributing relevant, timely and/or additional information and/or documentation. Support executive management in the execution of day-to-day tasks and actions
    • Take on and execute some of the manager's responsibilities
    • Prioritise issues and/or information and distribute in an appropriate way
    • Plan and organize internal and external meetings and appointments in an efficient and effective way
    • Take and process meeting minutes and monitor the completion of meeting action items
    • Respond to (often confidential) enquiries form callers and visitors by providing information according to minimal guidelines and take appropriate actions
    • Oversee visitor traffic to executive management. Prepare and make travel arrangements for executive management
    • Oversee and/or undertake the preparation, processing and approval of documents according to internal guidelines
    • Compose, action, summarise, and/or analyse correspondence and reports for executive management
    • Process and answer (where appropriate) incoming and outgoing (e-)mail, faxes, and courier packages: arrange, undertake and/or promote timely responses if applicable
    • Monitor and manage office workflow and deadlines
    • Responsible for monitoring and administering areas such as; financial processes, accounts and budgets, projects, and departmental processes
    • Organise and archive (electronic) data and documents
    • Maintain office supplies by keeping an inventory, ordering and distributing items
    • Undertakes and executes specific projects and research
    • Play an active part in decision-making processes
    • May oversee and/or coach the work of more junior colleagues
    • Research and provide confidential information (in a variety of formats) to various senior staff members, colleagues within the organisation (locally, regionally and globally) and callers/visitors
    • Act as a mentor to junior colleagues
    • Liaise with external third parties and contractors
    • Liaise and works with project teams, committees and programme boards: Acts as a member of these groups if and when appropriate

    About you

    • Experience in a similar function within an international matrix organization
    • Knowledge and experience with MS Office Systems specially in Excel and PowerPoint
    • Organizational, sense of confidentiality, priority driven, pro-active skills
    • Oral and written fluency in Dutch and English

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