Executive Assistant, Operations Finance - Cambridge

Cambridge, United Kingdom
16 Jul 2019
10 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing drug discovery, development and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 47 countries and more than 21,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a commitment to quality to help clients and partners accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics and maximize the returns on their R&D investments. For more information, visit www.ppdi.com .

PPD Cambridge are looking for an experienced administrator to join our operations finance team to support the Vice President of the group, along with assisting in the management of the global time keeping system which all 25,000 employees use.

Key responsibilities:
    Support Vice President of Operations Finance
      Calendar & Inbox management Schedule meetings & reserve conference rooms Travel & expense management Delegated approval responsibilities Technical work (e.g. prepare / refine presentations)
· Support Operations Finance team
      File management Technical work (e.g. reporting, assisting with finance processes) Coordinate IT / telecom matters Assist with interdepartmental meetings & projects Meeting minutes Plan and assist with team social events Supplies ordering Various other support
    Assist the GlobalTime Admin team
      Review and action GlobalTime corrections Responsible for closing and extracting data from the system Cover for UK-based GlobalTime Administrator


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

    Previous experience in an Exec Assistant and/or administration role essential Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office package Excellent attention to detail & communication skills Ability to work well under pressure, as well as to ensure that confidential and sensitive details are not shared with others.