Administrative Assistant-Cell Therapy

at Terumo BCT

Lakewood, CO

Posted on May. 10, 2017

STATE: Colorado (US-CO)
COUNTRY: United States

The Administrative Assistant position will support our Cell Therapy division. The products within this division are used in clinical trials related to immunotherapy, gene therapy, and cancer research. We also have products that provide point of care cell therapy to patients in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. This person will support Marketing and Sales Leaders and the Divisional VP, and the department, as assigned. The person in this role will be assigned a wide range of administrative support activities to support the team, mostly supporting sales and marketing.

This is a small team where you will know everyone well. It is a collaborative environment, and you will be the "Go-To" person for the department. Our Associates are smart, and fun, and strive for excellence in every opportunity. They are passionate about their work, knowing their accomplishments lead to creating and expanding the market's most innovative technology that saves lives, across the world. And together, we are all part of the Terumo BCT Collective Genius.

This product portfolio is the smallest in the company, and also has the most growth potential. In fact, if you are sales and/or marketing minded, this role is an entry point where you can learn about the products, the business, and be a part of some of the coolest developments in modern healthcare. The person who was last in this role, was promoted to Associate Product Manager in the department after starting just last year. Ideally, we would like to advance the person hired in this role.

Some of the things you can expect to do in the Administrative Assistant role:
-organize and plan for sales meetings worldwide. Securing vendors, making travel arrangements, etc.
-help organize our annual fundraiser that is put on by the department.
-participate in/be a part in organizing other company philanthropic events
-become a certified administrator for Salesforce, and serve as our in-house expert in organizing and reporting on lead generations, and other sales metrics.
-attend sales meetings and organize materials needed for presentations
-create excel spreadsheets and power point presentations.
-handling reimbursements/ payments for department employees
-assisting with on-boarding of new department employees
-scheduling events for different teams across the globe.
-attending trade shows annually to support the department as needed


* Provides complex administrative expertise that are particular to position or department that are routine and non-routine in nature.
* Establishes, implements, and maintains procedures and systems for processing work, cyclical tasks and projects, communicating schedules, keeping records, board meetings, special council meetings, agendas, etc.
* Assists in producing departmental budget and related planning documents.
* Coordinates travel, workshops and meetings, and reviews meeting expenses for payment.
* Performs orders, maintains office supplies, and arranges for equipment maintenance.
* Composes correspondence, establishes formats, and edits work for content.
* Establishes, revises, and maintains office filing systems that require the filer to employ knowledge of department operations, discretion in determining the proper place for filing documents, and to have an effective retrieval system.
* Performs file searches as requested, or in conjunction with other assigned duties, and maintains appropriate controls over materials taken out of the filing system.
* Identifies process improvements where necessary and assists in planning and implementing new procedures and programs.
* Develops or participates in preparation and completion of special projects, particularly presentations.


* Performs general reception duties on occasion by receiving incoming calls and visitors to the department or area.



* Bachelors degree preferred, with an interest in marketing and/or sales.

Minimum 3 years working experience.


* Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
* Requires good knowledge of math principles, English, and spelling.
* Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills and behaviors conducive to a service/team-oriented environment (e.g., diplomacy, tact, flexibility, positive approach).
* Ability to plan and meet deadlines, prioritizes, and handles several projects simultaneously.
* Planning skills to be self-directing and to work with a minimum of supervision.
* Demonstrated effective problem solving capability with creativity in providing solutions to new issues to exploring alternatives.
* Knowledge and ability to organize meetings, travel schedules, and other arrangements.
* Skilled in taking and transcribing dictation involving technical and complex vocabulary.
* Ability to work effectively in an environment that includes constant interruptions.
* Ability to handle high volume, potentially confidential and complex administrative work.
* Good working knowledge of company policies and procedures.

An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.

Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Ability to handle repetitive motion work such as keyboard, sorting, and filing.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks. As of January 1, 2017 the Terumo BCT Lakewood, Colorado location will be a tobacco-free workplace. For more information about Terumo BCT, visit our website .

JOIN TERUMO BCT AS WE UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL OF BLOOD. We are a global leader in blood component and cellular technologies, and the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction coupled with leading technologies in therapeutic apheresis and cell processing. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.

As the largest medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Colorado, we are home to more than 2,300 associates and our products are in use in more than 125 countries and territories. Our Global footprint includes more than 5,500 associates and partners with regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

Our company has almost $1B in annual revenues and has been voted and recognized as:

* Largest corporate sponsor in Rocky Mountain Region for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
* Winner of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award for providing exceptional employee learning and talent development (2011 & 2012)
* One of Colorado's Healthiest Employers by Denver Business Journal (2014 & 2015)
* Recipient of the Way to Go Employer award through the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) 2015

Our award-winning culture embraces:

* Leading technology through innovation and R&D
* Wellness programs
* Commitment to quality
* An environment that values, respects and rewards your individual contributions
* A philosophy of intentional growth and responsiveness to world health issues

Click Here to see what our associates have to say about our culture.

Each associate has a positive impact on our future by:

* Connecting to the lives of the patients we ultimately serve
* Growing through professional and leadership development activities
* Sharing company success through incentive plans


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