At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and we’ll develop you beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve no matter where you start with us. As the Executive Assistant to the EVP, Europe, you’ll play a pivotal role in the team.
The Europe commercial division consists of a team of 6000 people, based across more than 30 markets, achieving revenue of $5bn in 2016. The EA role, and the Europe regional function, will be based in our vibrant Zug office. The role will be a key member of the Regional team, and will work closely with inspirational leaders and business experts, and across some of the most exciting projects and products in the company.
In this role you will act as Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Europe providing comprehensive, high quality support, and planning time and prioritising workloads to ensure they carry out their role efficiently and effectively, making the best use of their time. You will develop your understanding of their contribution to the delivery of our business objectives, as well as those of each business group within AstraZeneca’s global organisation.
You will support, and where required lead, confidential, sensitive business projects by providing a professional, efficient service. You will mentor and informally supervise the European Administration Team and temps, role modelling the highest personal and professional standards whilst providing focus and encouraging collaboration. As an Executive Assistant you will work with peers across the AstraZeneca/MedImmune Executive Assistant Team to set standards and drive continuous improvement.
As Executive Assistant you will draw on your experience, insight and judgement to assess complex, ambiguous and often high impact challenges, and recommend solutions that support decision making within operational guidelines. Acting proactively and reactively, you will ensure the EVP is updated and briefed on emerging issues. Combining flexibility with on-time delivery in a dynamic working environment, you will ensure the highest standards of accuracy, efficiency and presentation are achieved.
The Executive Assistant will also:
Skills and Capabilities Required:
Education, Qualifications and Training Required:
We are looking forward receiving your online application via this link.
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 origin, 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.
Frau Sandra Fesser