Job Opportunities with Nitto Denko Avecia in the USA
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Why work at Avecia?

As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

At Avecia, we encourage and value people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to contribute to our collective success. It is Avecia’s policy to conduct business without regard to an individual’s disability or any other protected status. We are fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment and encourage all to apply.

Executive Administrative Assistant

Department: General & Admin

Purpose of the Position:

The Administrative/Executive Assistant position is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to the President and members of the Leadership Team. The position provides Administrative support for the site including direction of Receptionist(s).


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides clerical support for Leadership Team

  • Makes travel arrangements for staff and visitors

  • Maintains the corporate records for the business

  • Maintains contract files for the business

  • Acts as back-up for confidential HR data management systems

  • Provides HR with assistance on special projects and miscellaneous requestsAssist with organizing, tracking and set up of company events and trainings

  • Support business development function with contract management systems

  • Administer Office Supply program

  • Field/answer and handles routine and non-routine questions and requests for the President.

  • Handle confidential and non-routine business information

  • Work independently and within a team on special and non-reoccurring and on-going projects.

  • Ensure front desk coverage and provide direction to receptionist(s)

  • Administrative assistance with miscellaneous items as needed.

    Job Knowledge Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years experience in an administrative role supporting executive level managers

  • Working knowledge of general office equipment

  • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and respond to rapidly changing priorities

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