Administrative Assistant, Global Oncology Promotion Team

Upper Gwynedd, PA, US
January 23 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: MER000274

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its 125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Oncology organization is dedicated to delivering breakthrough innovations that extend and improve the lives of cancer patients worldwide. Our team of dauntless, forward-thinking individuals achieves this through an unwavering commitment to supporting accessibility to medicine, providing new therapeutic procedures, and collaborating with governments and payers to ensure that people who need medicines have access to them. At Merck, our focus is on innovation and launch execution excellence; we translate breakthrough science into innovative medicines that help people with cancer across the globe.

The Administrative Associate is responsible for supporting the administrative business needs of the Global Promotion Team for Merck Oncology located in Upper Gwynedd, PA. Business needs include, but are not limited to, calendar management, meeting and conference room scheduling, expense reporting, purchase order creation, guest site access management, telephone calls/emails/faxes, support for recruitment activities within the team (e.g. scheduling interviews), and other supporting administrative duties.Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED or higher
  • Minimum of 18 months’ experience in an Administrative role
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook experience (calendar management/meeting scheduling/conference room management)
  • Domestic & international travel booking experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to schedule and coordinate candidate interviews
  • Associate’s Degree or higher
  • SAP experience processing expense reports, purchase orders, payment requests 
Your role at Merckis integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generationsto come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help makemeaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’reinventing for life.

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