Executive Assistant at Danone North America in White Plains, New York

Posted in Other 15 days ago.





Job Description:

About the job

Transformation, innovation and efficiency all play a big part in the Information Technology (IT) team's role at Danone. By joining the IT team, you will make sure people have the systems and materials they need, look for new ways to use technology, and introduce innovations.

About the Job:


  • You will support the Chief Information Officer for the America's region (North America & Latin America) who is an executive member of the Danone North America Leadership team (DNALT), the SVP IT North America, and 2-3 other senior global IT leaders working from the North America region.

  • You work closely with global stakeholders and be comfortable working across multiple geographies

  • You will provide calendar management, book travel arrangements and transportation

  • You will use Cisco WebEx for videoconference meetings

  • You will manage Travel & Expenses: submit expense reports after each business trip; or at minimum, once per month using Concur Travel & Expense management in conjunction with American Express

  • You will work with team and other EAs to lead and support leadership and department meetings and events

  • You will serve as main point of contact for organizing departmental projects and initiatives as needed in support of the IT Leadership team

  • Support team to coordinate budget preparation, and to monitor department budget spending status, if requested

  • You will organize business lunches/set up for meetings

  • You will manage assigned business related projects with minimal supervision

    • POC for department mail

    • Set up new vendor and request purchase orders as needed

    • Manage Office supplies and space



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About you


  • You will have an Associate's Degree and minimum 7 years relevant experience

  • You will have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook

  • You will have working knowledge of social media (Workplace)

  • You will have knowledge of SAP, Concur and OneBuy as a plus

  • You will be critical thinker and have the ability to multi-task, prioritize work assignments and be resourceful in finding answers with little information

  • Excellent emotional intelligence and communication skills with the ability to interact & collaborate effectively with others

  • Displays business acumen that supports Microsoft Office relied communications

  • Display professional behavior and maintain confidentiality and discretion

  • Gritto maintain composure when things go wrong.

  • Speed and decisivenessto make the right moves in high-pressure situations

  • Big Picture thinking to anticipate and detect problems and opportunities within situations

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About us

At Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of the largest Certified B Corp in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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