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Administrative assistant

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Job ID 125437 Date posted 10/04/2021 Location : Amman, Jordan

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Administrative Assistant II will provide moderately complex, varied-to-routine administrative and clerical support. We seek a professional who will coordinate, integrate and implement assigned administrative or staff functions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply knowledge of department operations and infrastructure, policies and procedures to perform moderately complex administrative processes.
  • Handling all incoming and outgoing mail and arranging couriers.
  • Manage contract and price negotiations with office vendors and services as well as ensuring that the office is well stocked with stationery, refreshments, etc.
  • Manage all office facilities as well as being the health & safety representative of the office.
  • Organise and schedule meetings and appointments as and when required
  • Provide general support including receiving visitors, answering and transferring calls, organising and assisting with client visits, ordering lunch, supply management, 
  • Organise office operations, procedures and policies
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, diaries and travel arrangements.
  • Solicit, collect and organize documentation and data, performing moderately complex data entry into one or more systems.
  • Receive and relay messages and respond to varied to routine administrative requests.
  • Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent
  • Advanced proficiency level with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • 2+ years previous experience in a similar role, preferably in a software business
  • Can-do positive attitude, with friendly and approachable manner
  • Excellent time management, organizational, planning and listening skills
  • A team player with elevated levels of personal integrity
  • Driven and motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Medium level English language and native Arabil language is mandatory 
  • Driving licence and active driving skills 
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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