Allergan Sr Executive Assistant in Madison, New Jersey

Sr Executive Assistant

Madison, New Jersey, United States at

May 11, 2018Post Date

179587Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Under minimal direction the Senior Executive Assistant will provide highly complex and specialized administrative support to thefor senior leader of Drug Development Operations.

Main Areas of Responsibilities:

Responsible for managing the daily administrative activities including:

  • Performs advanced, diversified and confidential administrative duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and procedures

  • Functions with high degree of autonomy, manages projects, interacts effectively with all levels both inside and outside the company, sets priorities with little or no direction, manages highly confidential/sensitive materials and issues

  • Schedules and maintains calendar of appointments, meetings and travel arrangements and ensures deadlines are met

  • Act as first point of contact, screen correspondence, visitors and incoming calls - responds independently when appropriate

  • Arranges appointments and schedules various meeting types-this may include travel and lodging for interviews, departmental and cross-functional team meetings, conferences and events

  • Assist in preparing correspondence, memos, agendas and reports, copying and filing, processing documentation of expenses and orders supplies

  • Processes department invoices and verifies charges to correct accounts. Follows-up with Accounts Payable to assure payments are made in a timely manner; acts as liaison between employees/vendors and Accounts Payable to resolve problems

  • Analyzes, and summarizes information for reports and correspondence

  • May perform special projects across multiple teams

  • Exercises autonomy in troubleshooting issues as they arise


  • A minimum of 6 years relevant experience

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication and decision-making skills

  • Excellent judgment in maintaining a very high level of discretion and confidentiality

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Team player who can develop strong working relationships

  • Strong attention to detail and self-motivated

  • Standard office practices and procedures

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects

  • Strong collaboration and ability to partner well with others across all levels

  • Ability to follow-up on delegated assignments as directed by manager

  • Able to take the initiative to ensure completion of projects and prioritize work flow


  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.