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Administrative Assistant

Job Description Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities include all administrative functions of the department: Answering phones, calendar management, scheduling travel, managing correspondence and scheduling couriers, processing expense reports, meeting/event planning, creating or modifying business documents, preparing presentations from source materials, handling teleconference setups, acting as a liaison for remote access issues. Include support for tracking budget expenditures. Coordinates and maintains departmental files, as assigned, in compliance with corporate and government regulations. Follows purchasing and requisition procedures, Corporate Security and Privacy Rules, Corporate Branding Guidelines, and Copy Center procedures (if applicable). Orders business cards and stationery. Uses basic to intermediate software skills to perform work assigned. Uses and understands Microsoft Office Suite and other business-specific software, including the Corporate Travel website, and employee performance management systems (as applicable). Coordinates new employee office set-ups and on-boarding. May train/coordinate work for new administrative assistants. Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred. Background: 1+ years previous admin experience or equivalent. Operates with general instruction and some supervision. Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Visio or OrgPlus, and Outlook. Accountability / Scope/Budget: Frequently interacts with high-level executives. Basic to intermediate knowledge and understanding of business processes and requirements. Frequently handles confidential or business-sensitive information. Data is typically employee-level or one-dimensional. Maintains and manages calendars, including meeting and travel scheduling and domestic and international travel arrangements. Proactively identifies and resolves scheduling conflicts. May be the primary point of contact for manager's schedule. Local Columbus, Ohio candidates only. No relocation available for this position

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