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Executive Assistant (4124)

Company: Avanos Medical, Inc.
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 4124

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Job Country: United States (US)

Here at Avanos Medical, we passionately believe in three things:

* Making a difference in our products, services and offers, never ceasing to fight for groundbreaking solutions in everything we do;
* Making a difference in how we work and collaborate, constantly nurturing our nimble culture of innovation;
* Having an impact on the healthcare challenges we all face, and the lives of people and communities around the world.

At Avanos you will find an environment that strives to be independent and different, one that supports and inspires you to excel and to help change what medical devices can deliver, now and in the future.

The Avanos COVID-19 Vaccine Policy: This Policy applies to U.S. customer-facing / field-based employees & Avanos leadership: All U.S. customer-facing / field-based employees hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of being fully vaccinated does not need to be disclosed until a job offer has been made but must be submitted within 48 hours after the acceptance of the job offer. If you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice that precludes you from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, you may apply for an exemption or deferral after you accept the job offer and before your scheduled start date. The reasonable accommodation provided to the employee, if any, will depend on the employee's job and the applicable facts, but it may include weekly COVID-19 testing and masking requirements. New hires who do not submit, before their scheduled start date, proof of being fully vaccinated or a request for a reasonable accommodation will have their job offer revoked.

Avanos is a medical device company focused on delivering clinically superior breakthrough solutions that will help patients get back to the things that matter. We are committed to creating the next generation of innovative healthcare solutions which will address our most important healthcare needs, such as reducing the use of opioids while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we develop, manufacture and market recognized brands in more than 90 countries. Avanos Medical is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AVNS. For more information, visit

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Avanos is committed to creating the next generation of innovative healthcare solutions which will address our most important healthcare needs, such as reducing the use of opioids while helping patients move from surgery to recovery.

Avanos develops, manufactures and markets its recognized brands in more than 90 countries.

The role

This position provides executive support to the Sr. Vice President of the Pain Franchise. The position plays a vital role, liaising and coordinating across the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide full administrative support to the SVP and General Manager, including but not limited to:

* Handles all scheduling, allocation of time and determining which meetings are essential to attend, with whom and when.

* Screens calls for business significance and priority.

* Review incoming mail to determine what needs to be addressed.

* Assists with the prioritization of the executive's daily activities.

* Provides executive summary and proactive pre-read materials for all meetings and contracts.

* Responsible for budget for use in planning on off-site meetings or conferences.--- These responsibilities include but are not limited to vendor and special activities selections, coordination with procurement for the negotiating pricing and vendor contracts and on-site management.--- Attend meetings as appropriate.

* Organize and submit expenses in a timely and accurate manner

* Respond to requests (phone, e-mail, in-person requests, etc.) by gathering and providing information, referring non-routine calls to appropriate staff.--- Given the high level of external contacts (shareholders, media, board members, bankers), a very high degree of professionalism is required

* Proactively develop relationships with key internal/external contacts, including a diverse global team and myriad of important external stakeholders

* Effectively manage conflicting priorities. This involves organizing workflow and teaming with colleagues to accomplish tasks and balance workloads

* Develop and demonstrate a solid working knowledge of the business's structure, tools, policies and key stakeholders.

* Assist a diverse group of internal and external contacts to communicate messages, gather information or handle non-routine situations and follow up with executive staff on items/issues to ensure executive is aware of status

* Locate and gather highly confidential and sensitive information from the appropriate source to assist in resolving business issues; this may include support on sensitive employee matters, performance reviews, etc.

* Maintain Qualification on the required training modules

* Perform other related duties and projects as assigned or required.

Your qualifications


* 5-10 years of related experience

* Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism in all circumstances

* Highly organized with strong advance planning skills and excellent attention to detail

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

* Ability to identify and solve problems on an immediate basis

* Ability to manage multiple demands and priorities, and negotiate timelines

* Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality

* Administrative skills and advanced knowledge of computer applications (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and advanced knowledge of Share Point and SAP

* Ability to demonstrate a high level of professionalism that will represent the leaders and Avanos well to the external world.

* A flexible mindset that allows the individual to "flow to the work" as required to achieve goals and resolve issues

Avanos Medical is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are a current employee of Avanos, please apply here .

Join us at Avanos

Join us and you can make a difference in our products, solutions and our culture. Most of all, you can make a difference in the lives, people, and communities around the world.

Make your career count

Our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of others begins with our employees - through a comprehensive and competitive range of benefits. We provide more than just a salary - our Total Rewards package encompasses everything you receive as an employee; your pay, health care benefits, retirement plans and work/life benefits.

Avanos offers a generous 401(k) employer match of 100% of each pretax dollar you contribute on the first 4% and 50% of the next 2% of pay contributed with immediate vesting.

free onsite gym - benefits on day 1 - uncapped sales commissions - HQ region voted 'best place to live' by USA Today

Keywords: Avanos Medical, Inc., Alpharetta , Executive Assistant (4124), Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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