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Sr. Administrative Assistant - Commercial

Cambridge, MA 02142

Posted: 09/11/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 585430 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 42-70/hr
*Depending on experience

For this role, we are seeking a dynamic administrator who will help us evolve our administrative support model. This person will work on behalf of all Commercial team members, regardless of level, to lead purchase order and contract processes. While this is an entry level role, there will be plenty of opportunity for skill growth and to demonstrate initiative and creativity. This person will be an inaugural team member to this new administrative team, as we launch this new way of working, and such, will need someone who is comfortable with agility and speaking up when they have a new idea that can make an impact.

This is a temporary position based in our Cambridge, MA office.

Heres What Youll Do

Help enable and augment the companys self-service model for specific administrative functions

Establish processes that enable cost and time efficiencies, related to administrative tasks

Assume accountability for end-to-end processing of POs, preferred vendors, and travel arrangements (domestic/international)

Establish ways of collaborating with teammates and Commercial colleagues

Understand internal processes and policies, to serve as a base of knowledge when establishing complementary processes

Serve as a point of contact to answer questions and guide colleagues

Analyze needs and problems, and determine approach and priority in collaboration with senior leaders, their teams and administrative colleagues across functions

Support Commercial Leadership and Admins with meeting and events

Additional duties as assigned

Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)

A minimum of 3 years of relevant administrative support experience

Experience in Microsoft Office and Agiloft

High School Diploma

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)

Bachelors degree preferred

Proven ability to take initiative and exercise good judgment

Demonstrated ability to work manage multiple projects at a time

Demonstrated ability, or willingness to evolve responsibilities as needs shift Desire to be a part of a team and be a valued team member

Experience working in a matrixed organization

A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.
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