Sanofi Group Administrative Assistant - Global Commercial Development in Ga Duluth Ga, Georgia

Administrative Assistant - Global Commercial Development


Provide general administrative and coordination support to the Pet Healthcare and to the Strategic Planning and Marketing Excellence team. The incumbent will work at Duluth.

Major responsibilities


- Manage calendars, meeting requests, meeting & event setup, handle catering requirements for meetings.

- Coordinate travel, manage expense reporting.

- Screen email and phone calls and directing to correct contact and escalate to supervisors as needed.

- Manage new vendor onboarding and PO/invoice processing.


- Serve as first point of contact by welcoming visitors’ in-person and greeting callers over the phone.

- Manage multi-line phone system by answering incoming calls, responding to callers’ inquiries, forwarding callers to appropriate person.

- Perform general administrative functions to include but not limited to daily office maintenance (paper, toner, postage, kitchen); supply inventory maintenance; research; create and update lists; accept front desk deliveries; sort and distribute mail and express packages; maintain conference room schedules.

- Provide administrative support to the office Coordinator by fulfilling office-wide assistance as necessary.

- Backfill/backup administrative support as needed.

- Foster a culture strong team spirit and fun with events, activities and positive attitude.

- Finalize PowerPoint decks and presentations by improving layout and clarity.

- Track expenses relative to budget and reconcile.


- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

- Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills

- Advanced knowledge of the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

- Advanced knowledge of office and audiovisual equipment (Copiers/Scanners, Faxes, Projectors, Video/Teleconferencing, etc.)

The ideal candidate will possess:

- Minimum of 5 years’ experience performing receptionist or administrative assistant job duties

- Pleasant demeanor and professional appearance

- Proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities

- Ability to work within an administrative team

- Strong work ethic

- Ability to be a quick learner

- Proven track record of reliability

Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health and well-being of a wide range of animals. Merial employs 6,600 people and operates in more than 150 countries worldwide with over €2 billion of sales in 2014. Merial has three main business areas: pets, farm animals, and veterinary public health. Our pharmaceuticals and vaccines focus on disease prevention and overall health and wellness in animals, and target more than 200 diseases and conditions across a variety of species. Merial is a Sanofi company. For more information, please see ; @Merial

Merial Limited and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job: Assistants

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Ga Duluth Ga

Job Posting: Oct 12, 2016, 10:01:35 AM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular