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Administrative Assistant - DTE

Hampton Research

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Boston, MA
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Job Overview:

Job Description

The Temporary Administrative Assistant plays an important role in ensuring the effective and efficient maintenance of departmental processes, procedures and programs inclusive of calendar management, scheduling, vendor meetings, travel arrangements and expenses. It is imperative this person can handle details of a confidential and critical nature. In order to be successful at this position it will be important to exercise independent judgment to optimize internal processes and procedures. Finally, there will be a need to be flexible and perform other duties as assigned.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide logistical planning and administrative support for the DTE Leadership Team including calendar management
  • Agenda and logistics management (room, catering, A/V, Zoom) for DTE meetings and team outings, including:
  • DTE Leadership Team Meetings, Town Halls, Staff Meetings, Team Offsites, etc.
  • Schedule and coordinate larger cross-functional meetings as requested by DTE extended leadership team members
  • Work across departments and with other administrative associates to facilitate interview schedules, meeting logistics, etc.
  • Coordinate interactions with strategic vendors - onsite visits, conference calls, offsite meetings and book travel arrangements
  • Submit T&E reports in Concur
  • Manage leadership team and staff meeting agendas in Microsoft Teams/ Sharepoint
  • Assist in onboarding new DTE employees – add to email distribution lists, add to recurring DTE /team meetings, etc.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve DTE processes and procedures

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with Outlook Calendar Management and Concur Expense reporting systems
  • Demonstrates excellent communication, verbal and written, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
  • Able to independently interpret policies and solve non-routine, complex issues
  • Possesses thorough understanding of departmental and company policies and procedures
  • Ability to work with employees at all levels in the organization and across all functions
  • Team player able to develop rapport and credibility with team members
  • Detail orientated with ability to identify and communicate conflicts in scheduling/priorities
  • Displays sound ethics and a fit for Vertex’s core values
  • Ability to clearly present project status and outline processes in oral and written formats

Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Please note that Vertex requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees working in the U.S. as a condition of employment at Vertex, subject to medical, religious or other accommodations or exemptions required by law. We believe this requirement is vital to keeping everyone at Vertex and in our communities safe. This requirement applies to both existing and new employees who may at any time work on-site at a Vertex facility or visit another location on behalf of Vertex (e.g., conferences, customer visits, etc.), including all remote employees. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at ApplicationAssistance@vrtx.com.