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Administrative Assistant

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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
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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

Essential Duties &

  • Coordinate
    all aspects of on-site and off-site meetings/teleconferences to include, but
    not limited to, scheduling, catering, room reservations, materials, agenda
  • 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
  • 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 &

  • 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
  • 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
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

Contact Information: please contact the
Service Desk

and Medical Leave Act FMLA

Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC

Polygraph Protection Act EPPA

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Job Post Date: 06/22/19
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