Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Oakland

Description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.     

JOB DESCRIPTION:Exciting opportunity to join Abbott's fastest growing division, Diabetes Care, and to improve the lives of millions of people living with diabetes across the world.


Responsibilities:

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 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).


Coordinates new employee office setups and onboarding. May train/coordinate work for new administrative assistants.


Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management


Provides backup coverage to Senior Vice President’s Administrative Assistant.


Minimum Education Required:


High School diploma or equivalent. BS undergraduate degree or some college education preferred.


Minimum Experience:


- 3 years previous admin experience or equivalent.


- Ability to successfully interact with Senior Management and maintain a high level of confidentiality.


- Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. Experience using Excel preferred. Strong system aptitude needed as individual will need to utilize the Corporate Time Reporting system and also Travel Web site.


- Ability to operate independently with general instruction and some supervision


     

JOB FAMILY:Administrative Support     

DIVISION:ADC Diabetes Care        

LOCATION:United States Alameda : 1360-1380 South Loop Road     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:     

WORK SHIFT:Standard     

TRAVEL:Yes, 5 % of the Time     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:No     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)     

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.     

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf     

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

About the company

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and www.facebook.com/AbbottCareers, on Instagram @AbbottGlobal, and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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