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Executive Assistant 50%25 Fixed Term Contract

Baxter Schweiz AG

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Executive Assistant 50%25 Fixed Term Contract

Executive Assistant 50% Fixed Term Contract - 16000611



Our employees around the world are connected by an enduring commitment to save and sustain lives. This higher purpose binds us as a company in doing work that matters.

Do you want to know why it is so wonderful to work for Baxter? Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY89yj_zSIo

We are looking for a highly skilled individual to join immediately as an Executive Assistant on a 50% basis on a six month contract to the Head of Supply Chain EMEA.

  • Provide professional, confidential administrative support to the Head of Supply Chain EMEA
  • Support VP’s / Head of / Directors - Team Support of Operations and Purchasing Supplier Management Team members and assistants locally and across the EMEA region
  • Coordination of calendars and agendas to meet with deadlines and time frames  
  • Follow up actions on action plans, objectives, specific projects & deadlines 
  • Preparation of executive presentations for senior management and Corporate
  • High level liaison on a daily basis with the Operations team.
  • Organize business travel (flight, hotel, transfer) and prepare travel itineraries accordingly followed by the preparation of expense reimbursement reports according to Baxter Policies
  • Manage ad-hoc projects and prioritization of business activities


  • Previous administrative experience in a comparable position  
  • Experience of working in teams, being a pro-active team player by making suggestions and generating ideas
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Speed & accuracy - get tasks done accurately and within the strict time frames
  • Familiar with an international environment
  • Service minded, takes the initiative, detail oriented
  • 3 – 5 years experience in a similar role with increasing responsibilities at management level

General Competencies
A responsive, flexible and communicative person is required for this position with a sense of ownership, business awareness and the ability to net-work at all levels.

Good command of both English & German- written & spoken

Computer Skills
Very good knowledge of MS Office applications: Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Other Skills
  • Networking with worldwide senior executive assistant to manage complex agenda
  • Time flexibility to be able to manage worldwide time zone agendas
  • Interest in function supported to get acquainted with objectives and priorities in order to be able to understand and manage meeting agenda priorities
  • Interested and curious about overall function supported to understand role and responsibility of critical stake holders and be able to filter meeting, contact requests
  • Filter outside solicitations on meeting conferences with the level of professionalism inherent to the position
  • Technology savvy to support worldwide telepresence tools and video conference set up

What we offer

It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from!

We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you.

If you want to learn more about career opportunities go to http://www.baxter.com/careers.page

Who we are

Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You’ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products.

Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world.

Our 50,000 employees serve patients and clinicians in more than 100 countries and are dedicated to ensuring Baxter is there when patients need care.
Our inclusive culture and a diverse workforce drives innovation, creates trusted partnerships with customers, suppliers, and community partners, and contributes to the success and sustainability of our business.

Every day at Baxter is a chance to save and sustain people's lives.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.



: Supply Chain

Primary Location

: Switzerland-Zurich-Zurich


: Supply Chain


: Part-time

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