Global Office Administrative & Business Support in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Schweiz, Basel-Stadt, Basel

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At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and we are brave in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

Pharmaceutical Sciences is an organisation that enables global drug discovery and development from early discovery to late clinical stage including therapeutic target identification and validation, preclinical testing, clinical evaluation, regulatory compliance and marketing approval.

We are currently looking for a proactive, talented, well organised and detail oriented person to support to support the Pharmaceutical Sciences Chief of Staff and Global Office with administrative, operational and business support tasks. In this position, you will focus on day to day operational and administrative tasks, working in close collaboration with PS leadership and global office colleagues. To be successful in this role, you'll need to enjoy helping others, stay calm in periods of high workload and competing agendas, be able to spot hiccups in advance and work collaboratively to resolve them.

Your key tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Administrative support to PS Chief of Staff and PS global office
  • Manage and coordinate meeting organization, logistics and travel for PS leadership team and other PS meetings
  • Support global events in cooperation with internal partners and/or external parties, if needed
  • Work together with PS communications for global events, invitations, and day to day communication distributions
  • Maintain current databases, including intranet, department contact and address lists, organization charts, and other information
  • File information such as presentations, reports, email documents, etc.
  • In addition you support different projects depending on individual interests and skill set

Who you are

  • You have a Commercial diploma/ quivalent education with 8+ years experienced in an administrative or operations environment, preferably with previous experience on global organizational or senior management level or you have a BSc degree in business related studies with 1-3 years experience
  • You enjoy coordinating team efforts and you are skilled in organizing and planning and you love working in a dynamic and diverse team, you demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and master working in a team
  • You demonstrate an expert command of electronic communication and business tools (Google Suite, Excel, Word, Touchpoint, G+, gDrive etc.)
  • A can-do, positive mindset with creative ways to resolve topics
  • You project a professional and competent image of yourself and the company and you show initiative
  • You have the ability to flexibly prioritize among competing agendas
  • You know how to perform reliably and to complete tasks independently and with precision and show a keen sense of relevance and good judgment
  • Good spoken and written English, as well as fluency in German

We’d like to let you know that for this recruitment process we are going to invite you to an Online Assessment in case a first review of your application was successful.

Are you ready to apply? We want someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

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