28 days old
2018-03-212018-05-04

Government Affairs Assistant III

Abbott
Washington, DC

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.Primary Job Function
This job description is not to be copied, changed, or removed without the consent of Abbott Compensation Consulting. Provides general administrative support to one or more managers or directors as assigned. May provide back up support to higher-level management as needed.

Core Job Responsibilities
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Responsibilities include all administrative functions of the department: answering phones, calendar management, scheduling travel, managing correspondence and scheduling couriers, processing expense reports, meeting/event planning, creating or modifying business documents, preparing presentations from source materials, handling teleconference and BlackBerry setups, acting as a liaison for remote access issues.
  • May include some support for tracking budget expenditures.
  • Coordinates and maintains departmental files, as assigned, in compliance with corporate and government regulations.
  • Follows purchasing and requisition procedures, Corporate Security and Privacy Rules, Corporate Branding Guidelines, and Copy Center procedures (if applicable). Orders business cards and stationery.
  • Uses basic to intermediate software skills to perform work assigned.
  • Uses and understands Microsoft Office Suite and other business-specific software, including the Corporate Travel Web site, and employee performance management systems (as applicable).
  • Coordinates new employee office set-ups and onboarding.
  • May train/coordinate work for new administrative assistants

    Position Accountability / Scope
    Frequently interacts with high-level executives. Basic to intermediate knowledge and understanding of business processes and requirements. Frequently handles confidential or business-sensitive information. Data is typically employee-level or one-dimensional. Maintains and may manage calendars, including meeting and travel scheduling and domestic and international travel arrangements. Proactively identifies and resolves scheduling conflicts. May be the primary point of contact for manager’s schedule.

    Minimum Education
    High School diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred.

    Minimum Experience / Training Required

    • 1+ years previous admin experience or equivalent.
    • Operates with general instruction and some supervision.
    • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Visio or OrgPlus, and Outlook.
      Job Family: Administrative Support
      Division: GA Government Affairs
      Travel: No
      Medical Surveillance: No
      Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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