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Senior Administrative Assistant

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Guy Carpenter

Job ID R_049942-en

Position Summary

The Senior Administrative Assistant provides typical administrative support and office oversight support to a team of individuals under limited supervision. This position thinks independently, acts proactively, and uses their professional judgment for problem solving in a support capacity. The Senior Administrative Assistant interacts with clients when needed and may assist with office responsibilities. The Senior Administrative Assistant works directly with brokers and others, scheduling appointments, arranging travel and meetings, and responding to other office-related business needs as requested.

Responsibilities:

• Schedule appointments, arrange travel accommodations, and prepare travel itineraries

• Arrange and book meetings, conferences, teleconferences

• Edit and create documents using PowerPoint, Excel and Word while ensuring all documents produced adhere to MMC’s style guidelines

• General administrative duties including ordering office supplies and coordinating with third party vendor, as applicable

• Prepare and manage expense reports

• Support and assist broking teams by carrying out relevant administrative needs

• Compose and keep record of standard correspondence for review, and follow up on pending matters with brokers and others

• Manage telephone calls/voicemail activity and communicate messages when needed

• Compile travel-related documents as needed

• Negotiate with vendors and review contracts for event planning

• Prepare replies to routine inquiries using standardized formats, referring unusual or complex inquiries to manager

• Prepare reports and summaries when requested

• Organize office moves and coordinate with facilities

• Liaise with building management, facilities and onsite service vendors, as appropriate

Experience:

• 5 years of relevant business experience (preferred)

Knowledge and Skills:

• Exceptional computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)

• Booking travel accomodations

• Be well-versed with office equipment (e.g., copiers, conference room equipment, binding machine, etc.)

• Ability to prioritize workload according to volume, urgency, etc.

• Ability to be organized and pay attention to detail

• Ability to work cooperatively with others

• Ability to be discrete and maintain confidentiality on a wide range of issues

• Strong verbal and writtten communication skills

• Resourceful and proactive

Education:

• High School Diploma (minimum)

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist, has over a 90-year history of providing integrated solutions to the (re)insurance industry. With over 2,300 professionals in more than 50 offices around the world, Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help our clients achieve profitable growth. As our clients’ most trusted and valuable reinsurance broker and strategic advisor, we leverage our intellectual capital to anticipate and solve for a range of emerging strategic business challenges and opportunities.  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients.  Visit www.guycarpenter.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/.  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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