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Administrative Assistant


This is a Contract position in Abbeville, LA posted January 16, 2022.

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life.

Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines.

Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives.

Thats why were focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions.

Were revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.This role will directly support and report to the Divisional Vice President, Technical Operations (R, Clinical, Medical & Scientific Affairs) at Abbott Diabetes Care.WHAT YOULL DO Responsibilities include all administrative functions of the department: answering phones, calendar management, scheduling travel, managing correspondence and scheduling couriers, processing expense reports, meeting/event planning, creating or modifying business documents, preparing presentations from source materials, handling teleconference setups, acting as a liaison for remote access issues.

May include some support for tracking budget expenditures.

Coordinates and maintains departmental files, as assigned, in compliance with corporate and government regulations.

Follows purchasing and requisition procedures, Corporate Security and Privacy Rules, Corporate Branding Guidelines, and Copy Center procedures (if applicable).

Coordinates new employee office setups and onboarding.

May train/coordinate work for new administrative assistants.

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management Provides backup coverage to Senior Vice Presidents Administrative Assistant.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOULL BRING High School diploma or equivalent.

BS undergraduate degree or some college education preferred.

3 years previous admin experience or equivalent.

Ability to successfully interact with Senior Management and maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Experience using Excel preferred.

Strong system aptitude needed as individual will need to utilize the Corporate Time Reporting system and also Travel Web site Ability to operate independently with general instruction and some supervisionWHAT WE OFFERAt Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career.

We offer: Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs Paid time off 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future.

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on Twitter AbbottNews and AbbottGlobal.An Equal Opportunity EmployerAbbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email