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Germany - Germering
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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

The Thermo Fisher Scientific HPLC business has been setting decisive and innovative trends for many years in the development, manufacturing and marketing of instruments and software for High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). The expertise of our highly qualified staff contributes significantly to our economic success, enabling us to continuously expand our site in Germering near Munich.

For the support of our Team we are searching for a

Executive Assistant & Teamlead, Administrative Services (f/m)

Key Responsibilities
  • Provision of dedicated support to the VP/GM of the HPLC business and also the HPLC leadership team
  • Functional and disciplinary responsibility and management for the Administrative Services team
  • Administrative support of functional projects, initiatives and special reports
  • Preparation of bi-lingual (English-German) communications
  • Development and modification of new and existing PowerPoint presentations, correspondence and Excel spreadsheets
  • Maintaining of various calendars and travel schedules, organization of meetings, provision of phone coverage
  • Maintaining organizational charts, phone lists and files
  • Preparation and reconciliation of travel expense reports
  • Responsibility for all responsibilities of Front Desk/ Administrative Services
  • Evaluate R&R of Front Desk/Administrative Services - Measurement and controlling processes and results
  • Identify training needs of the Front Desk/ Administrative services team members to ensure smooth operations; Implement blended learning approach
  • Focus on continuous improvement of the Administrative Services function
  • Partner with leadership team and managers in order to manage competing needs
  • Performance of general office duties; maintain files, order supplies, and ensure the workflow of the office runs smoothly, training administration, maintain collective acci-dent insurance and travel health insurance
  • Completion of all other position related duties as assigned or requested

Your Background
  • Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience a plus; BS/BA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an administrative assistant / senior administrator, supporting executive(s) in a large multi-national company or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and administrative and time management skills
  • Fluency in German and English, good knowledge of Italian preferred
  • Able to handle confidential material in a professional manner and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must be proficient in spreadsheet, presentation, & email software such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and general MS Windows operations
  • Must present a high degree of professionalism in both written and verbal communica-tion, as this role is an extension of the functions and the executives
  • Leadership competencies
  • Strong problem and conflict solving skills and reasoning to solve administrative issues
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude, customer/client focused
  • Able to learn the executives’ primary business objectives, and through this understanding is able to anticipate administrative needs of the executives
  • Excellent attention to detail and quick comprehension
  • Able to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and independently with rec-ognizing / responding to shifting priorities
  • Demonstrates and drives the Thermo Fisher values – Integrity, Intensity, Involvement and Innovation

What we Offer
  • Employment within an innovative, growthoriented organization
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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