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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Senior Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the VP, Supply Chain Planning and the Supply Chain Planning Department including project support. Performs work that is varied and complex and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintains leaders calendar including; events, meetings, planning and other activities.
  • Maintains confidential material in a professional manner.
  • Organizes complex domestic and international travel arrangements.
  • Prepares and reconciles travel expense reports.
  • Performs general office duties as assigned.
  • Works with staff on projects and special reports.
  • Develops and modifies new and existing PowerPoint presentations, correspondence and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Completes all other position related duties as assigned or needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience as an administrative assistant/senior administrator, supporting senior leadership in a large multi-national company.
  • Associates Degree from an accredited higher learning institution or equivalent combination of education and experience, as well as a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Proven experience in planning and arranging complex international business trips to include flight itineraries, rental car reservations, and lodging accommodations.
  • Ability to plan and arrange calendar events, meetings, and other activities.
  • Must be proficient spreadsheet, presentation & email software such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and general MS Windows operations.
  • Ability to proof read and edit presentations, correspondence, announcements, etc.
  • Ability to relay messages accurately, orally or in writing, and to give clear instructions to others.
  • Willingness to receive and follow instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to perform multiple responsibilities, prioritize tasks, and remain level-headed and professional under pressure.
  • Strong problem solving skills and reasoning to solve administrative issues.
  • Excellent organizational skills and creative abilities.
  • Interact with all departments at all employee levels, even in stressful situations.
  • Self- motivated, ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, customer orientation, presentation, and problem solving skills.
  • Well-developed general business acumen.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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