Shire Executive Assistant & Office Manager in Budapest (Baxalta), Hungary

Primary Duties

Responsible for supporting the commercial department and the department Managers in communication, billing, promotional campaigns and other projects within the department.


  • Provides administrative assistance to the Manager and support team in routine tasks;

  • Prepares correspondence, handles telephone calls and mail, arranges travel and reconciles business expenses.

  • Administrate business operation system, prepare and upload documents to the system, track all process.

  • Collects and prepares information for use in discussions/meetings.

  • Support the work of a manager and managed by the department;

  • Coordination and organization of meetings, conferences, trips;

  • Coordination of the flow of documents and ensuring the proper conduct of information in local language

  • and English;

  • Control of the budget heading;

  • Settlement of invoices and travel expenses;

  • Support in the creation and production of sales support;

  • Support the implementation of the projects currently being conducted by the department.

  • Responsible and held accountable for various tasks within a department or function. Very focused in specialized area.

  • Coordinates events and activities.

  • Produces and analyze standard and specific reports as needed.

  • Updates and develops policies and internal processes.

  • Processes paperwork for department (i.e. Standard Operating Procedures - SOP's, Licenses).

  • Operates within specific guidelines both internally and externally.

  • May train or provide guidance to others.

  • May coordinate customer visits and recalls.

  • May be responsible for budget tracking.

  • Involvement in complex projects.

  • Coordinates office administrative operations (suppliers, invoices)

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required with two or more years of successful administrative experience.

  • Demonstrates highly effective interpersonal skills and the ability to continually demonstrate tact and diplomacy.

  • Very accurate, detail oriented.

  • Possesses very strong organizational, reasoning and problem solving abilities.

  • Maintains a pro- active approach to all situations, with the ability to anticipate problems and come up with appropriate solutions.

  • Maintains confidentiality on all levels and at all times.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in MS Office technologies; independent user of Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Possesses good oral and written communication skills in English.

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Customer Focus

  • Ability to prioritise and time-management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally

  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills

  • Confidence and willingness to take on new challenges and manage multiple projects

Complexity and Problem Solving

  • Disciplined, independent in executing tasks, but also a strong team player

  • Driven to deliver high quality service

Internal and External Contacts

  • internal colleagues, external providers

  • local marketing end event contacts

Other Job Requirements

  • Occasional travel

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.