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Abbott Litigation Administrative Assistant in Abbott Park, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Our location in Abbott Park, IL currently has an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant III – Legal Litigation. The Administrative Assistant provides general administrative and project support to Litigation attorneys and paralegals as assigned

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • All administrative functions of the department, such as: answering phones, calendar management, scheduling travel, processing expense reports, meeting/event planning, creating or modifying business documents and correspondence

  • Uses intermediate to advanced software skills to perform work assigned

  • Uses and understands Microsoft Office Suite and other business-specific software, such as: corporate travel/expense reporting, document management, matter management/electronic billing and employee performance management systems (as applicable)

  • Coordinates new employee office set-ups and onboarding

  • May train/coordinate work for new administrative assistants

  • Coordinates and maintains departmental files

  • Assists department with projects and drafting basic communications

  • Participates in division-wide projects

  • Frequently interacts with high-level executives

  • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of business processes and requirements

  • Frequently handles confidential or business-sensitive information

  • Maintains and manage calendars, including meeting and travel scheduling and domestic/international travel arrangements

  • Proactively identifies and resolves scheduling conflicts

  • Point of contact for team schedules

  • Frequently multi-tasks and prioritized workload

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • 1+ years previous admin experience

  • Operates with general instruction and some supervision

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com (http://www.abbott.com/) , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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