Radius Health, Inc.

  • Executive Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/24/2018 1:25 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Research - Dept
  • Overview

    The Executive Administrative Assistant will provide a broad range of high-level executive administrative support to CMO groups and the R&D Leadership Team. This position requires thorough knowledge of company operations, policies and procedures. The incumbent must be able to handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature.


    • Directly supports Head of Clinical Development/Operations as well as the VP, Oncology Research and the VP, Bone Research in terms of calendar, travel, expenses, coordinating key departmental meetings and generating Board of Directors materials. Also, provides support to other senior level executives across the CMO organization as needed.
    • Collects and prepares information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and outside individuals.
    • Makes high-level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside the company.
    • Handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature.
    • Screens callers, mail and visitors for Waltham-based CMO organization.
    • Maintains phone contacts and calendars, schedules and coordinates internal and external meetings as needed.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum 7-10 years of directly related experience required.
    • Previous experience supporting senior level executives is required.
    • Pharmaceutical Industry experience highly preferred.
    • Well-organized individual able to coordinate meetings for senior leaders and to prioritize in a fast-paced operating environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage an external facing role with diplomacy and grace dealing with senior leaders in the biotechnology industries as well as individuals at regulatory agencies or governmental organizations.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information, interactions, and situations.
    • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and complete multiple simultaneous projects and tasks.
    • Must be detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to manage multiple high priority tasks and projects simultaneously.
    • Strong keyboarding, editing, proofreading, grammar, and scheduling skills.
    • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills required.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and apply good judgment.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.




    Work Environment:

    The work is performed in a typical office environment with heavy computer duties.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.   Occasional travel required.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle paperwork and sort, file or manipulate documents.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.





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