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Admin Coordinator

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

Wilmington, DE
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Location: Wilmington,
United States
Job reference: R-011553

Posted date: Jul. 28, 2017

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As an Administrative Coordinator
in Wilmington, DE you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. North American Commercial is the ‘face’ of AstraZeneca and MedImmune to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry, and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals.

In addition to basic support, the Administrative Coordinator
is responsible for supporting Senior Managers and provide broader department support to a number of managers. Tasks may include project management of functional activities, representing the Executive Director in communication/ responses to different stakeholders, booking meetings, maintaining documentation, establishes systems and structures for day to day functioning of their responsibilities. In some instances may supervise others and allocate resources as necessary.

The Administrative Coordinator
will respond on behalf of the Executive Director when necessary to different stakeholders maintaining high professional standards whilst meeting conflicting needs. Access the email account when necessary to schedule their appointments and answer or redirect routine emails. Uses Microsoft suite of products to support the work of the department they support. Provides budget management support for the team. Provides specialist project based administrative support when required. Coordinates internal and external meetings / conferences so that they run smoothly, including scheduling meeting times, making travel arrangements for attendees, and ensuring that various meeting amenities are available. Performs other administrative tasks using independent judgment and discretion. Prepares documents, presentation materials and distributes to required stakeholders. Plans, organizes, and schedules own workload through system maintenance so that all activities are completed accurately and on time.



  • 5+ years Executive Level Administrative Coordinator experience
  • Experience planning travel (booking airline, hotel, transportation, etc.)
  • Calendar Management
  • Ability to follow processes
  • Good communication skills
  • General knowledge in relation to administrative/business support activities in the relevant area
  • Competent in the use of relevant office equipment and systems
  • Experience of a variety of software/systems
  • Written and spoken communications
  • Thorough understanding of the local organization, and extensive knowledge of how local business processes interface to other relevant processes and information systems
  • Can create and maintain systems for efficiency for both self and others
  • Customer Service Skills


  • Relevant vocational qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Team management skills

Next Steps -- Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience -- it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

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. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.