Administration Assistant
MSD
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
2d ago

Job Description

The greatest inventions would not be brought to market without the right project management and administrative support. Woven into every part of the organization, our Administrative teams makes sure our concepts become reality.

THE OPPORTUNITY

As an Administration Assistant you will provide essential administration support to the Senior Leadership team and assume Personal Assistant responsibilities to the General Manager of our manufacturing plant in Upper Hutt.

Key responsibilities will include :

Reception cover and management of Reception area and two Reception staff

Provision of diary and meeting management support to the GM

The coordination of travel and accommodation locally and internationally

Preparation and distribution of internal news articles

Financial administration including credit card reconciliation, raising purchase orders and processing invoices

Minute taking of technical and business as usual meetings

Meeting and business functions organisation.

ABOUT YOU

To be successful as an Administration Assistant you will :

Have experience working as an Administration Assistant or Personal Assistant with experience supporting Senior Managers preferably within a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Have experience taking minutes and be able to demonstrate strong accuracy and attention to detail in your work.

Be computer savvy with intermediate to advanced skills across the Microsoft suite, SAP experience is advantageous but not essential to your success in this role.

Demonstrate the ability to use your own initiative to organize and manage your workload

Have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a collaborative approach to working with Senior Management and other internal and external stakeholders.

Ideally have a relevant tertiary qualification.

Our Animal Health division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to the health and well-being of animals.

We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society and our planet.

We offer one of our industry’s most innovative portfolio of products, services and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species.

WHO WE ARE

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases.

Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come.

We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing for Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

INSPIRE.

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment.

We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively for the common good.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Current Employees apply

Current Contingent Workers apply

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities.

All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.

No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place.

Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status : Regular

Relocation : No relocation

VISA Sponsorship :

Travel Requirements :

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements :

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