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Personal Assistant / Senior Administrator

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Personal Assistant / Senior Administrator

Location: Cambridge, UK

We offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator that is passionate about PA support! Play a valued and central role in powering the global enterprise. As valued partners across the enterprise, we provide the platform for excellence and performance to happen. We draw on our network of diverse minds, harnessing our unique views and ideas to improve how we run.

About AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

The team

Within the PA support team in Early Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism (CVRM) at AstraZeneca we have a clear vision to be recognized as a world-class support function that drives business success. As a Senior Administrator, your focus will be providing administrative and PA related, high quality and professional support to senior global leaders, utilizing a wide range of skills in a dynamic, high pace and complex business environment where sensitivity and confidentiality is required.

What you´ll do

The Senior Administrator will be pro-active and collaborative, working together with the other team members in the function and also more broadly within BioPharmaceuticals R&D. If you have experience in a complex administrative role with a can-do attitude, then we can offer a role with various challenges and a lot of development opportunities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative or secretarial services to the senior team, coordinating complex meetings and off-site events, diary arrangements and travel in line with AZ policy
  • Supporting line managers as well as Project teams
  • Independently and pro-actively resolve issues and challenges, ensuring delivery of day-to-day administrative activities and programs
  • Prepares documents, materials and official information releases and distributes to required stakeholders
  • Uses technology to efficiently complete administrative tasks and proposes technology based solutions
  • Resolves complex customer queries and issues to meet customer and business requirements and communicates information at the detailed level

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant administrative experience with senior stakeholders
  • Specialist knowledge in relation to administrative/business support activities
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Create and maintain systems for efficiency
  • Ability to format documents for consistent, professional appearance
  • Experience with virtual meeting technologies, information management software, and Microsoft products


  • Relevant professional administration qualification
  • Expert in the use of appropriate IT systems
  • Experience leading peer to peer training

So, what’s next?

  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.