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Team Assistant/s Global Commercial & Market Access - Switzerland  

Takeda (company)


Posted on : 20 March 2017

Project Description

  • With around 30,000 people working in approximately 70 countries we are a truly global partner for better health. 
  • Our company is dedicated to pharmaceutical innovation and tackling diseases for which there is currently no cure. 
  • We are expanding continuously into new fields of treatment and therapy. 
  • By always putting people first, we empower employees so everyone can develop to his or her full potential.
  •  We are looking for colleagues with the right skills and experiences to support us in improving the quality of the most precious thing we know: life.
  • We are looking for strong candidates for the positions of Team Assistants for both the Global Commercial team and the Market Access team.
  •  Direct key interfaces would be with senior management, external companies and with assistants to other departments. 
  • You will interface with other company offices and senior management. 

You will be responsible for
  • Coordinating the team and project stakeholders (internal & external)
  • Handling contracts, signatures, purchase orders and invoices
  • Supporting the budget planning & monitoring process and accruals reporting
  • Organizing travel and meeting arrangements as well as visa applications
  • Independently driving and completing assigned project tasks within deadlines
  • Assisting with planning and organization of internal and external business meetings, events and workshops
  • Developing and refining administrative procedures using technology to streamline processes
  • Updating and maintaining websites and intranet sites
  • Preparing and maintaining presentation material
  • Providing general administrative support to the team
  • Acting as back-up for other assistants


What you should bring
  • Administrative / clerical education preferred with 3-5 years’ experience as a Team Assistant / or Assistant to a Department Head 
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable within a constantly changing and demanding environment.
  • A value based, proactive and service oriented behaviour
  • Experience in project work, preferably in the healthcare industry
  • Networking skills and cultural understanding
  • Comfortable to operate in a global and dynamic environment
  • Pro-active and self-driven with a positive mind-set
  • English language fluency and preferably German language fluency (written and spoken) 
  • Excellent user skills in relevant IT (MS office, web content management)