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Administrative Assistant III - (Philadelphia, PA)

MedImmune, LLC

Philadelphia, PA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Masters Degree
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Job Description

                                       Location:Philadelphia, United States
Job reference: R-001680

Posted date: Dec. 19, 2016


   If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.  

   MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As an Administrative Assistant III in Philadelphia, PA, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.  

   We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.  

   MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.  

   Main Duties and Responsibilities  


   The Administrative Assistant has the responsibility for various site level activities, such as managing site leader’s calendar & travel, arranging All Hands, Town Halls, and SLT team meetings, making arrangements for site visitors and managing site stationery. Some activities involve obtaining or providing information or data on matters of a sensitive nature, which must be held confidential. On a team level, responsibilities include administrative support for Learning & Development Leader, learning system administration, and arranging some training sessions and meetings.  

   Primary Activities  

  •      Manage site leader’s calendar    
  •      Manage site leader’s travel arrangements    
  •      Arrange SLT team meetings    
  •      Provide complex administrative support, including, but not limited to creating presentations and communications from several sources and performing research, collecting, collating, and organizing data    
  •      Provide administrative support to L&D team leader    
  •      Make arrangements for site visitors, including auditors & inspectors    
  •      Extensive telephone communications within site, with other AZ sites, and with numerous external contacts    
  •      Purchase and maintain site stationery supplies & storage, including printer supplies & support    
  •      Serve as an Admin for electronic learning system    
  •      Serve as an Admin for site plasma communication system    
  •      Provides admin support for various site activities, such as managing site permits, posting site notices, & issuing site e mails    


   Essential Requirements  

  •      High school diploma    
  •      Relevant experience in biopharmaceutical industry    
  •      Good oral and written communication skills.    
  •      Proficient in typing    
  •      Proficient with internet / intranet use    
  •      Proficient in MS office tools, such as Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, and Excel    
  •      Able to handle sensitive information confidentially    
  •      Able to multi-task, particularly with time sensitive activities    

   Skills and Competencies  

  •      Proficient with a range of computer systems and programs    
  •      Ability to learn new technology effectively, and to teach others    
  •      Ability to work under pressure, and make decisions    
  •      Ability to work to changing deadlines, with minimum of supervision    

   Desirable Requirements  

  •      Diverse experience with MS Office programs    
  •      Experience in developing material for various communication channels    
  •      Experience in managing GMP records, such as training records or other documentation    

   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.