Allergan Administrative Assistant II - Gastroenterology in Jersey City, New Jersey

Administrative Assistant II - Gastroenterology

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States at

Sep 06, 2016Post Date

150807Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing specialty pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of stretch assignments and opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

Under general supervision, provides administrative duties and support to an Director, Associate Director, Manager or Supervisor of the Company.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.

  • Functions with a moderate degree of independence, works on small size projects, interacts effectively with all levels—both inside and outside the Company, sets priorities with general direction, manages confidential/sensitive materials, makes decisions of moderate importance in the absence of the Associate Director, Manager or Supervisor.

  • Manages Associate Director, Manager or Supervisor’s calendar, independently schedules appointments, and generates department calendar to relevant individuals.

  • Arranges travel plans and itineraries, compiles documents for travel related meetings; assists with preparation of expense reports in accordance with company requirements and procedures.

  • Ensures compliance with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations.

  • Responding to sensitive and confidential inquiries from management, employees and regulatory agencies.

  • Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • High school diploma, and one (1) to two (2) years administrative support experience, preferably in pharmaceutical industry environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Associate’s Degree or college coursework preferred.