PPD Executive Assistant in Morrisville, North Carolina

Executive Assistant


Morrisville, North Carolina, United States at https://ppdi.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/881/other-jobs-matching/location-only

Administrative Services at http://ppdi.referrals.selectminds.com/landingpages/administrative-services-opportunities-at-ppd-25

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Summarized Purpose:

Executive assistant provides senior-level administrative support to senior leader, effectively managing the day-to-day administrative functions including planning, organizing and scheduling in a global, corporate environment.

Essential Functions

  • Composes, copies and distributes correspondence and memoranda, reports, documents, forms and tables as requested

  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions

  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying and transmitting text, data and graphics

  • Inventories, orders and distributes office supplies while anticipating needed supplies

  • Sorts and distributes incoming phone calls, emails, mail, and correspondence

  • Maintains calendar of executive and ensures he or she remains on schedule and properly prioritized throughout the day

  • Arranges global travel schedule and reservations and prepares expense reports and ensures submission in a timely fashion

  • Coordinates details of onsite and offsite meetings and conferences including catering needs

  • Cooperates and coordinates with administrative assistants in other departments to handle temporary work overloads and fill in for temporary absences.


Education and Experience:

  • High school/secondary school graduate or professional certification

  • Previous administrative experience (comparable to 2-6 years)

  • Or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good knowledge of company operations, policies and procedures.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, strong PowerPoint skills required.

  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to identify and set priorities and effectively perform a variety of task simultaneously.

  • Ability to deal professionally with highly confidential information and matters.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Positive attitude and ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience using corporate travel and expense and timesheet software systems preferred

Working Conditions and Environment:

  • Work is performed in an office or clinical environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.

  • Occasional drives to site locations. Potential occasional travel required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently stationary for 4-6 hours per day.

  • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

  • Occasional mobility required.

  • Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.

  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.

  • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.

  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • May interact with others, relating and gathering sensitive information. Interaction includes diverse groups.

  • Works with guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions from management. May require periods of intense concentration.

  • Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.

  • Regular and consistent attendance.

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 152199