Below are details of the opportunity: Job Title: - Administrative Assistant I Location: - Andover - MA Duration: - 12 months Contract Job Description: Provides full-range of administrative support to include: manages multiple Outlook calendars with expertise; plans and coordinates a variety of meetings and events, such as staff meetings (including recording of action items) and a variety of recurring events with other groups inside and outside of Company when necessary; prepares and edits reports and presentations using Microsoft Office software; organizes and maintains files; provides project management assistance when necessary; orders supplies and equipment; cooperates with other administrative assistants in maintaining an efficient workroom; serves as back-up administrative support for any member of the team when necessary. Years of Experience 0-3.
The qualified candidate will join the Analytical R&D organization in Andover, MA, to enable development of biological therapeutics in Andover, MA. Within Analytical R&D the candidate will join the Project Progression & Biochemistry group. This group develops analytical methodologies and strategies needed to progress biotherapeutic products in the pipeline. The role will encompass essential laboratory and office support for the department, which will enable scientific staff to focus on method development and product characterization. The candidate will have multiple responsibilities, and they must be comfortable working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and last minute requests.
Some responsibilities will include:
Maintaining stocks of office and laboratory supplies
Contributing to general laboratory organization
Scheduling appointments and compiling pre-written updates for staff meetings
Assisting with equipment maintenance updates and usage tracking
Maintaining freezer and cold room organization
Assisting with sample management, distribution, and shipping
Maintaining electronic information using departmental document management system Additional Skills: Attention to detail, strong organizational skills in order to start and complete a task Effective interpersonal and communication skills Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, and computer literate enough to quickly learn new systems Ability to comply with sample handling safety instructions Excellent documentation and organizational skills Previous experience working in a pharmaceutical or biotech environment is desired, but not required