Personal Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Astrazeneca Cambridge
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Personal Assistant (PA), IMED Oncology
Location: Cambridge, UK
At AstraZeneca, we're not afraid to do things differently. We're resetting expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening up new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams toget her.
In Oncology we are passionate about science and our focus on creating novel medicines for patients with cancer. Our vision is to redefine the cancer treatment paradigm, restore the lives of cancer patients and eliminate cancer as a cause of death. Oncology is a cross-functional group based in the UK, and US with the ability to discover and develop novel oncology small molecule drugs in partnership with internal AZ capabilities and through partnership with external companies and collaborative groups.
The IMED Oncology Administration Team is diversely skilled with high energy, ability and standards. Our sole purpose is to enable our talented scientists to focus on science and have seamless and professional interactions with colleagues across AZ and external collaborators. We are involved in a broad array of activities, from coordinating external scientific review meetings, designing com munication materials such as newsletters, posters and banners, to arranging global departmental town hall meetings.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Personal Assistant who will support the IMED . An individual with energy and enthusiasm to learn and develop, with excellent communication skills and a proactive approach to join this fun and effective global team.
Provide PA support to the IMED Oncology, proactively managing travel, calendar and email support
Provide administrative support to the broader departments (primarily their leadership teams)
Work as part of a global administration team in the UK. Actively collaborate with colleagues to support the department, ensuring that customers' needs are being met at all times
&l t;li >Use independent judgement to provide timely and effective administrative support and consistently manage own workload priorities
Manage all aspects of local and overseas travel and expense reports
Provide logistical support for staff recruitment
Coordinate internal and external meetings. Take responsibility for coordinating meeting agenda, travel arrangements and meeting amenities where required
Privy to confidential information; demonstrates discretion at all times
Proactive involvement in the development and maintenance of processes and initiatives within the administration team, promoting best practice and playing an important role in improvement projects
Develop personal expertise in systems used within AstraZeneca
Manage department admin information e.g. organisation charts, resource management dat abase and SharePoint sites.
Proven experience of providing full PA/administrative support to senior leaders
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Significant experience of working in a customer orientated role
Ability to think beyond boundaries of own job, challenge status quo and seek opportunities for continuous improvement
Excellent team working, networking and influencing skills with ability to engage relevant AstraZeneca staff and leaders at all levels, in developing solutions
Excellent organisational skills with an ability to prioritise workload, plan ahead and multi-task
Good time management, pro-activity, flexibility and attention to detail working to the h ighest standards of accuracy and presentation
Delivery and results focused
Assertiveness and strong personal resilience
Operation of standard office equipment and Microsoft packages
Numerate and accurate
High level of confidentiality and discretion.
Relevant professional administrative qualification
Knowledge of the AstraZeneca business and our processes.
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic or igin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law