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Merck & Co. Inc.

Administrative Associate (R132544)

Pharmaceuticals

All

Yearly

No

Rahway, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

The greatest inventions would not be brought to market without the right project management and administrative support. Woven into every part of the organization, our Administrative teams make sure our concepts become reality.

This position is based in Rahway, NJ. Under the guidance of a Director, GPAM, the core responsibilities of this role include and are not limited to the following:

  • Handles general administrative duties.

  • Work requires the coordination and performance of multiple tasks while understanding the project principles and technical skills related to own work assignments.

  • Produces/completes various work assignments requiring advanced analytical ability, independent judgment, creativity, and problem-solving skills.

  • Develops reports, presentations, tables, graphs, correspondence, and conducts light research using appropriate software.

  • Works in teams or independently as needed and as relevant to complete work assignments and various tasks.

  • Works on calendar scheduling/planning; coordinating

  • Communication skills must be at a level to effectively interact with executives and internal/external clients to maintain workflow.

  • Coordinates special projects.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred: Advanced education or certifications such as (e.g. Certified Administrative Professional, Project Management Professional Certification, Professional in Human Resources Certification)

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of (5) years Administrative Assistant experience

  • Advanced computer skills using MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) and operation of other peripheral devices

  • Demonstrated experience scheduling and coordinating meetings

  • SAP experience: Expense Reports; Purchase Orders and Payment Requests; Vendor Add Forms

  • Professional communication skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum of (3) years Executive Administrative experience supporting executives (Associate Director, Director, Executive Director, VP or above)

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R132544