Job Title:Administrative Assistant Location:Durham, NC, South United States, USA Company:Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Accounting/Finance/Asset Management Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
About Syngenta:Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
About this Job:Provide excellent administrative assistance to executive leadership team and direct reports to include coordination of business functions and on site leader meetings.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate all aspects of on-site and off-site meetings/teleconferences to include, but not limited to, scheduling, catering, room reservations, materials, agenda distribution
Coordinate schedules and logistics for meetings with external collaborators.
Proactively coplex meeting schedules and travel details for functions this role supports
Manage calendars and schedule meeting in Outlook managing multiple time zones
Will be assigned leadership of key project areas
Organize and maintain teamspace
Coordination cross collaboration of Biologicals Unit with internal stakeholders
Schedule team meetings, Organize all materials, set-up and run during meetings.
Coordinate the status of ongoing engagements with external parties
Assist RTP/5 Lab drive Tours as needed greeting guests, bag preparation, catering etc.
Process PO requests/invoices within 24 hours of receipt
Provide back-up admin support (i.e. Syngenta Ventures)
Liaison with hotels and conference venues and provide updated information to admins across site.
Strengthen admin connections on-site and at other sites Basel//China, etc.
Education & Experience:
Bachelors Degree min of 6 years experience working in an international company
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Experience in onsite and offsite meeting/event planning
Requires excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
Ability to work with minimal supervisory direction
Ability to anticipate possible scheduling conflicts or upcoming deadlines or action items line managers
Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:
Extensive administrative support experience in a fast paced environment. Ability to successfully interact with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Storng interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with both internal and external contacts in person, email and by phone.
Ability to prioritize and multi task efficiently, maintaining focus and strong follow-through.
High standard of accuracy and attention to details.
High level of proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Office. Excel, PowerPoint, Word
General office and AV equipment
What We Offer:
Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts your first day
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family oriented events throughout the year
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Syngenta Contact Information: please contact the Service Desk email@example.com
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