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Senior Administrative Assistant at Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine?

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be an important contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


  • Seeking highly collaborative and innovative person who wants to be part of not just an admin team, but a business excellence team looking to push the boundaries on how we support our organization, with many opportunities for professional development

  • Seeking impressive talent with potential to have business operations roles/responsibilities, support our development teams, and many more development opportunities

  • You will perform administrative tasks and office support activities for a team or a department

  • You are organized and proactive: 1) organized -- like a steel trap, nothing escapes the jaw of their to-do list; 2) proactive – excited to learn what they don't know and come up with solutions to problems large and small

ACCOUNTABILITIES:


  • Manage documentation – invoices, purchase orders, contracts. – efficiently and effectively and according to up-to-date procurement, legal and compliance standards

  • Manage others' time and activity with sensitivity and efficiency, including calendaring, expensing, and travel arrangements

  • Understand policies and where to find information – educates others on what the business requires and communicate that clearly; networks widely and uses that network to accomplish responsibilities

  • Adapts to the various systems we use to review and collaborate on documents, and can guide others through those systems

  • Communicate impeccably – responds quickly, tracks a request, and sees it through to completion; know when to escalate requests that aren't being resolved promptly; is never in need of a nudge to check in on a task

  • Is fluent in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint, with strong digital literacy

  • Work well in a team

  • Demonstrate confidentiality in execution of all responsibilities

  • Perform other responsibilities as required

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:


  • High school diploma/GED required. Associates degree preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in any field requiring organization and efficiency, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Minimal travel as required for the work, primarily for meetings.

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs

  • Empowering Our People to Shine

Discover more at takedajobs.com

No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time





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