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Executive Administrative Assistant

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Job ID 263002 Date posted 03/16/2023 Location : Costa Rica

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Executive Assistant position will provide administrative support virtually to leaders across Cargill. The person in this role will make independent decisions and collaborate closely with leaders on calendar management, meeting agendas, global travel coordination, communications, some finance related tasks, among other things. We seek an experienced administrative professional who will coordinate, integrate, and implement assigned administrative functions and deliver excellence to multiple stakeholders, depending on the needs of the clients.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply detailed knowledge of department operations and infrastructure, policies, and procedures to perform moderate to complex administrative processes.

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, agendas, and travel arrangements.

  • Solicit, collect, and organize documentation and data, performing moderately complex data entry into one or more systems.

  • Plan, coordinate, and confirm logistics for more complex meetings and travel.

  • Assist with training of lower-level employees or new team members.

  • Handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Advanced Microsoft Office experience – specifically strong in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Professional language proficiency in English , Spanish both written and verbal


  •  Proficiency in  Portuguese 

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law. Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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