EMD Serono is the
biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a
global pharmaceutical and chemical group. We strive to create
value and benefit patients by transforming medical science into
breakthrough solutions in our core therapeutic areas of
neurodegenerative diseases, fertility and metabolic
endocrinology, as well as oncology and autoimmune/inflammatory
diseases as emerging areas of expertise.
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
This position provides advanced administrative and business
operations support to the Senior Vice President, Oncology at
EMD Serono and basic support for the Oncology Marketing
Proactively plan for and execute on all of the Senior Vice
President, Oncology’s administrative needs; providing a
high-level of administrative support with the utmost
engagement, and confidentiality
KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Independently provide the
most complex administrative support and project
coordination for senior executive.
numerous important department meetings (management team,
steering committees, etc.) creating draft agendas,
presentation consolidation, attending to take action
items and minutes, and follow-up communications and
tracking of deliverables and action items.
Apply superior analytical
skills to screening of routine and highly confidential
responses to incoming mail, E-mail, telephone calls and
Organize material by priority and subject, providing
Track important documents
for the Senior Vice President, Oncology’s signature in a
timely and efficient manner.
Develop and maintain a
confidential, centralized filing system, which is linked
to computer network filing structure.
Schedule and accurately
maintain daily SVP’s calendar.
Coordinate complex travel
arrangements both international and domestic and ensure
Coordinate and schedule
high-level business meetings for the Senior Vice
President,Oncology and direct reports (and others as
Manage all logistical details in collaboration with
internal colleagues and external vendors.
Process expense reports for
the Senior Vice President, Oncology.
Maintain budget including
processing invoices, preparing purchase requisitions and
with other functions to ensure the department has what it
needs (for e.g. inter-faces with Facilities to manage
space, IS to procure AV needs, catering, etc).
Provide general support to
the US Oncology Marketing team.
Develop and maintain highly
complex administrative systems, reports and
Understand the scope and
content of ongoing programs that the executives are
Collaborate with internal
parties at all levels to gather information and prepare
reports as per the executives needs.
Maintain aspects of
department-specific projects on an administrative
Order all office supplies
and maintain supply closet.
support relative to interactions with local and global
deadline delivery (for e.g. monthly reports).
responsibilities as required.
All other duties as
High School diploma
College degree a plus
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS &
Minimum 7 plus years of related
professional experience supporting senior-level
High Proficiency with Microsoft
Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Lotus Notes preferred
Knowledge of SAP
PERSONAL SKILLS &
Professional and pleasant
Excellent interpersonal, written
and oral communications skills
High team orientation
Ability to multitask and to be
flexible to work assignments
Attention to detail and
follow-through a must
The Company is an Equal
Employment Opportunity employer.
No employee or applicant
for employment will be discriminated against on the
basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability,
military or veteran status, genetic information, gender
identity, or any other classification protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.
This policy of Equal
Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and
programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion,
compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and
all other terms and conditions of employment.
Any applicant or employee
who believes they have been discriminated against by
the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company
must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources
Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The
Company will not retaliate against any individual
because he/she made a good faith report of
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