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Edwards Lifesciences Executive Assistant - Global Supply Chain HR in Irvine, California

This is a great opportunity to work in Human Resources at Edwards Lifesciences, located in Irvine, CA. The Executive Assistant will provide support to the Vice President, Human Resources Global Supply Chain and Quality and performs various tasks for the GSC Human Resources team.

The vision of the GSC Human Resources team is to elevate and accelerate the global potential of our vision through trusted partnerships, innovation and agile solutions. We strive to be globally recognized for developing an unparalleled workforce that is passionate and ready to exceed the future needs of Edwards Lifesciences.

The ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills, be extremely detail oriented, demonstrate strong critical thinking skills and have a proven track record of managing multiple tasks and projects.

The Executive Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing support to include, but not limited to:

  • Provide general administrative support to include: managing calendars, arranging travel, and processing expense reports in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate department meetings including developing content and ensuring technical support for global participants

  • Analyze data and maintain department metrics and dashboards

  • Provide administrative support for the planning and execution of HR Strategy and PMO and other projects assigned.

  • Create communication, PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets for executive level projects.

  • Compile reports and summarize data from CEO Talent Development Review sessions.

  • Set the agenda, participate and track action items for the leadership team meetings.

  • Partner with team members on critical project tracking and reporting.

  • Team member in planning and executing special events (i.e. HR Excellence awards, Senior Leadership Team meetings).

  • Manage interview schedules for department positions.

  • Interact professionally with all levels of Edwards employees, customers, and vendors.

  • Cover front desk per the rotation schedule.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma (or equivalent) required with six years of relevant experience

  • Experience scheduling and managing calendars of management/executives with attention to accuracy and detail.

  • Experience processing expense reports.

  • Strong writing skills.

  • Must be proficient in all MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Must have strong organizational skills, be detail-oriented, resourceful and able to multi-task and follow guidelines and protocol.

  • Must have strong critical thinking skills and the ability to address and solve problems quickly.

  • Must have professional demeanor and effective interpersonal and communication skills, including both written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have positive attitude, initiative, willingness to learn and adapt to fast-paced work environment.

  • Ability to handle confidential matters requiring discretion and sound judgment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred human resources experience.

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.