Abbott Administrative Assistant in Lake Forest, Illinois
At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.
Provides general administrative support to one or more managers or directors as assigned. May provide back up support to higher-level management as needed.
Responsibilities include all administrative functions of the department: answering phones, calendar management, scheduling travel, managing correspondence and scheduling couriers, processing expense reports, meeting/event planning, creating or modifying business documents, preparing presentations from source materials, handling teleconference and BlackBerry setups, acting as a liaison for remote access issues.
May include some support for tracking budget expenditures.
Coordinates and maintains departmental files, as assigned, in compliance with corporate and government regulations.
Follows purchasing and requisition procedures, Corporate Security and Privacy Rules, Corporate Branding Guidelines, and Copy Center procedures (if applicable). Orders business cards and stationery.
Uses basic to intermediate software skills to perform work assigned.
Uses and understands Microsoft Office Suite and other business-specific software, including the Corporate Travel Web site, and employee performance management systems (as applicable).
Coordinates new employee office set-ups and onboarding.
May train/coordinate work for new administrative assistants.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.
Frequently interacts with high-level executives.
Basic to intermediate knowledge and understanding of business processes and requirements.
Frequently handles confidential or business-sensitive information.
Data is typically employee-level or one-dimensional.
Maintains and may manage calendars, including meeting and travel scheduling and domestic and international travel arrangements.
Proactively identifies and resolves scheduling conflicts.
May be the primary point of contact for manager’s schedule.
High School diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred. 1+ years previous admin experience or equivalent. Operates with general instruction and some supervision. Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Visio or OrgPlus, and Lotus Notes or Outlook.
United States > Lake Forest : CP01 Floor-5
Yes, 15 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.
The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.
We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
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