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United Kingdom - Swindon
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About Us

Enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

It's more than just something that fills our days. Our work has a purpose. Our work requires passion and creates meaningful outcomes because we help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe and moving forward with thousands of important projects that improve millions of lives. Our work matters.

We’re an established public global company with the agility of a start-up: fast-paced, pragmatic, results and customer service driven; we are always evolving, grounded on our commitment to excellence and our focus on quality. Our people share a common set of values - integrity, intensity, innovation and involvement. We work together to accelerate research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, drive innovation and increase laboratory productivity. Each one of us contributes to our mission every day.

Our Swindon operations offers full commercial manufacturing services for sterile liquids, high-potency products, as well as lyophilized vial forms. We champion the ‘Condo Model’ and manufacture speciality products for clients; offering an impressive mix of laboratory, business and production expertise. Because of this unique offering, we are experiencing huge growth as new clients join us.

About the role

Our Site Executive Assistant plays a critical role in ensuring our business runs smoothly. Supporting the General Manager and his senior leadership team; you will be responsible for making sure they have the time and bandwidth to do what only they can do, by delegating the rest appropriately, managing processes methodically and communicating proactively. Whilst in turn line managing a team of two. All that needs to be done in a single day,

Managing time is a key responsibility for our Site Executive Assistant, including day-to-day maintenance of a calendar for the leadership team. For example; ensuring meetings run on time; booking travel; or tackling a never-ending list of facilities needs. As well as managing and maintaining relationships with our clients and suppliers. It could also mean protecting the team’s schedule from time-draining distractions. All these tasks have the same mission; to keep schedules and processes running smoothly. There are only so many hours in the workweek, and it’s important to make sure that time — a limited resource — is used most productively.

About you

The mind-set of our Site Executive Assistant will be very pro-active, involving being one step ahead and having exceptional decision making and problem solving skills. You will be a reliable, responsive self-starter as well as a skilled conversationalist in both written and verbal form. It is essential that you are highly organized and naturally pay close attention to detail so as to not let details slip through the cracks.

You will have a proven track record working at an executive level and understand the challenges of multi-tasking, demanding deadlines, working over-time and maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

In return you will discover resources that match your personal development interests, a culture that welcomes your ideas and opportunities in a way that only a global leader can. And an opportunity to be working alongside enthusiastic colleagues who a dedicated to making a difference to the world. Come join us to make a difference too.

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