Assistant

Job Description

Date: May 7, 2019

Location: Austin, TX

 

Position Summary: 

 

We are now looking for an Assistant to provide a high degree of administrative support and service to managers, unit leadership teams and where applicable to unit members. Assistants may in some cases take decisions on behalf of his/her manager and represent the unit if delegated. Further, contribute to and coordinate activities in different projects in the administrative area, act as expert for the administrative support systems whenever needed and authorize e.g. orders, invoices in line with authorization policies and routines. Support and inform about Ericsson internal administrative processes, systems and tools. The tasks performed can be on an ad-hoc basis. All above to optimize administrative efficiency, meet business needs and enable the line organization to focus on the core business.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • You will support with day to day needs for the leader being supported
  • Support with use of Ericsson administrative tools & other general tools
  • Support with international travel arrangements including but not limited to flights, cabs/rental car, hotels
  • Manage Executive expense reports
  • Organize meetings within and outside of Ericsson by coordinating calendars with other admins 
  • Handle entry and exit administration
  • Drive continuous improvement and implementation of administrative routines
  • Plan and organize internal and external e.g. events, meetings, workshops, trainings

 

Key Qualifications: 

 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • At least 5 years of experience in Executive Assistant or similar Capacity
  • Flexibility to work off hours on a need basis
  • Be proactive and anticipate needs for the leader being supported 
  • MS Office (excel, power point, word), Outlook, Pdf file converter, SAP and conference equipment 
  • Aptitude to learn new IT tools so that Ericsson tools can be quickly learned and applied to the job

 

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DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Austin || SharedServ

Req ID: 281597