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Executive Assistant

Company: Philips
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title
Executive Assistant
Job Description
Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips*. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation.
If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.


  • Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.

    Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.
    But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.
    The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.
    In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better
    Looking at the challenges the world is facing today, Philips' purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you'll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.
    You are responsible for

    • Executive Assistant to the General Manager (Business Category Leader) of Clinical Applications and Devices and will also support Business Transformation Leader for the Hospital Patient Monitoring business.
    • Works in a large and complex organization where substantial interests are at stake, requiring knowledge, experience and understanding of the organization, the often-conflicting interests and priorities at play, and the many business processes and disciplines that are managed by the General Manager. Needs to be able to think ahead and to act in such a way as to enable decision-making processes and priorities for the Business Category Leader.
    • Administrative Support: Manage calendar, handle calls and e-mails, coordinate conference room schedules, manage meeting arrangements and agendas, manage travel, process purchase requisitions and expenses, coordinate staff meetings, maintain open action item (to do) lists, org charts and group distribution lists.
    • Coordination Across Group: Serve as go to resource for other Administrative personnel within the Clinical Applications and Devices organization. Coordinate review approvals and signatures by Category Leader.
    • Compile and review input from staff for business reviews, staff meetings, and off-site planning meetings.
    • Provide other duties as required to ensure smooth operation and responsiveness of the office of the Category Leader and Business Transformation Leader.
    • Ability and willingness to take on special projects (often of a complex and confidential nature) as may be required from time to time.

      You are part of
      The Connected Care (CC) Business is a global health technology leader in Hospital Patient Monitoring, Emergency Care, Sleep and Respiratory Care, EMR & Care Management, Ambulatory Patient Monitoring and Clinical Data Services. By advancing connected care, we seamlessly connect patients and caregivers across care settings, delivering clinical, operational and therapeutic solutions that improve health outcomes, patient and staff experience and lower costs.
      To succeed in this role, you'll need a customer-first attitude and the following

      • 5+ years related experience in an Executive Assistant position.
      • High school diploma, college degree preferred
      • Advanced user (excellent working ability) of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with the ability to communicate with employees at different levels of the organization.
      • Proven ability to work independently on multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and ensure completion of tasks.
      • Strong administrative and organizational skills, detail oriented (attention to accuracy), good follow-through skills. Ability to provide guidance and orientation to other Administrative personnel.
      • High level of independent judgment, confidentiality, resourcefulness, and ability to anticipate needs of manager.
      • Flexible, adaptable, and approachable style, with ability to multitask and juggle regular shifts in priorities.

Keywords: Philips, Cambridge , Executive Assistant, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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