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Edwards Lifesciences Executive Assistant in Irvine, California

Provide administrative support to assigned department, individual, and/or area.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage schedule and calendar of management with attention to accuracy and detail, including keeping Executive informed of calendar changes and change requests

• Use all computer programs relevant to the position to support development of correspondence, presentations, such as tracking and charting metrics data, and to perform data entry and report generation in support of a department, significant organizational group, or executive level management

• Ensure the preparation of information, documents, and logistics for assigned department, significant organizational group, or executive level management

• Perform general administrative activities including screening and directing phone calls, filing as well as composing and typing general correspondence under limited direction

• Schedule domestic and international travel in compliance with existing policies and procedures, to optimize use of Executive's time and schedule

• Plan and execute meetings and events with some supervision

• Other incidental duties

Education and Experience:

H.S. Diploma or equivalent 6 years years experience directly related experience including executive administrative support Required

Additional Skills:

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including negotiating and relationship management skills

• Extensive knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures, and administrative requirements

• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Advanced problem-solving skills

• Ability to manage complex travel arrangements, in keeping with overall time commitments and in support of optimizing time management

• Completes tasks in resourceful and effective ways

• Ability to manage internal and external confidential information with utmost discretion

• Works autonomously within established procedures and practices

• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across the organization to influence and achieve objectives

• Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment

• Strict attention to detail

• Extensive knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures, and administrative requirements

• Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

• Contacts are across the organization and at all organizational levels, including external contacts that may be at high levels

• Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

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.