Senior Administrative Assistant (Global Corporate Giving)
United States - California - Foster City
Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.
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to apply for this job.Job DescriptionGilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless of where they live or their economic status.Senior Administrative Assistant (Global Corporate Giving)The Senior Administrative Assistant will report to the Executive Director, Global Corporate Giving based in Foster City, CA. The position will support the Corporate Social Responsibility teams within Public Affairs and can be located in either Foster City or DC. Specific Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Job FunctionsSupports ED and broader team on tasks including travel arrangements, expense processing, agreement and contract processing, meeting coordination and scheduling, and on-boarding of new employeesTracks team budget, purchase orders and invoicesGathers, collects, records, tracks and verifies information from multiple sources, and conducts internet searches as directedCreates or may assist in the creation of presentation materialsLiaises with external agencies or organizations to coordinate activitiesWorking with corporate communications function, helps to coordinate communications and logistics for external and internal eventsInteracts with a variety of internal and external stakeholdersHandles confidential information with discretion and in compliance with all regulationsKnowledge, Experience and SkillsRequires a High School diploma with 2 years related experience, or Associate Degree with 1 year administrative experienceAbility to work in a fast-paced environment with changing prioritiesExcellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are requiredWorks under limited supervision and may receive general direction on new lines of work or special assignmentsMust be detail-orientedRequires knowledge and understanding of administrative and office policies and proceduresIntermediate to advanced knowledge and experience using a number of MS Office software such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, etc.Refers to specific and detailed procedures and instructionsCollaborates with other teams/functions
- Scheduling meetings (including web conferences and teleconferences) and managing team schedules in Outlook
- Schedule team-related events
- Arranging travel
- Preparing expense reports
- Process vendor contacts and invoices
- Budget tracking
- Manage the Grants inbox
- Communications as needed
- Presentation support and preparation
- Organizing, managing and maintaining department files, processes; tracking payment of invoices and orders; managing purchase orders on Gilead internal systems and working with vendors
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