Oxford BioMedica is a pioneer of gene and cell therapy and our work is helping to deliver life changing treatments.
Gene and cell therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells, providing long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases. With the potential to transform medicine, the sector holds significant promise with the first commercial products now launched and others rapidly approaching the market
Our recent successes are driving significant growth. As such, we are looking for an Executive Assistant to join our administrative team. The purpose of this role is to support member's of our executive team with their administration
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
To provide administrative services including diary management, booking meetings, planning events, organising travel and preparing travel itineraries, correspondence and prioritising emails
Dealing with multiple tasks with good prioritisation of workload.
Working with high volumes of work, meeting deadlines and working at a fast pace.
Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
Organise and schedule meetings
Prepare meeting agendas and take minutes meetings
Manage projects and follow-up with team members where required
Maintain a strong working relationship with all departments
Liaise with other staff members on behalf of senior management
Prepare and deliver monthly reports
Key skills and requirements:
Previous experience in an Executive Assistant role
Ability to manage busy and complex diaries
Versatile with the ability to react quickly to changes
Excellent organisational skills
Experience preparing briefings and correspondence
Ability to work under pressure with good time management skills
Ability to deliver strong team working and communication skills
Good IT skills including MS Office packages
A true team player with a positive outlook and proactive nature.
A high level of emotional intelligence will be needed - the successful candidate will need to be able to learn and understand the needs and styles of three individuals, as well as engage with and gain the respect of the Executive Assistants who are in place to support the Senior Managers/Directors.
A strong track record supporting a senior leadership team