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Danaher Corporation Chief of Staff / Executive Assistant in Fort Collins, Colorado

This position is available for candidates in commutable distance to Loveland, CO (Northern Colorado) and also in commutable distance to Cook Country, Illinois (Glencoe, Winnetka, Northfield Area).

The Chief of Staff / Executive Assistant's key responsibility is to support and advise the Danaher Vice President and Water Quality Group Executive on projects, processes, and various business-related activities. You will build collaborative relationships with internal and external groups, including global teams in Europe, APAC, LATAM & MEA. You will be the primary support on everything administrative, and you’ll be a strategic partner working alongside the Danaher Vice President and Group Executive.

This position is part of the Water Platform Leadership team and will be in a commutable distance to Loveland, CO. We solve the world’s biggest water challenges. Be part of a high-performing company. Work alongside ambitious colleagues and contribute to businesses that help ensure safe drinking water, consistent industrial processes, groundbreaking climate change research, and other critical initiatives with global reach and lasting impact.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to manage a broad range of tasks:

  • Heavy calendar management - coordinate all aspects of the Executive’s schedules, including a high volume of complex domestic and international travel arrangements; understand Executive’s needs and work to meet them.

  • Communicate and coordinate early and clearly with other EA’s supporting the Danaher Leadership Team, staff, and external contacts, to effectively plan schedules.

  • Planning and coordination of management meetings including preparation of agendas, PowerPoints, minutes, communication with presenters, and follow-up on actions

  • Handling of various types of administrative documentation

  • Securing strong communication in and outside the Water Platform by preparing presentations, emails, and announcements

  • An important aspect of the job is to coordinate and be part of Water Platform & Danaher Corporate management activities and meetings, including following up on decisions made. The role also requires working back-office and at the same time be at the forefront when needed.

Your team covers many partners

  • You will report directly and work closely with our VP & Group Executive, where you can expect a collaboration based on trust, ambition and high expectations to one another.

  • You will be dealing with many partners, projects, and processes in close cooperation with the VP & Group Executive and the rest of the management team.

Your strong skills make you stand out

  • The ideal candidate holds a minimum of 5+ years experience in supporting an executive (C-suite/President level) in a multi-national company.

  • You have an act for embracing and running projects independently with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment. You are an excellent networker and have a unique ability to build collaborations and followership from others.

On top of that we are looking for someone who has some or all of the below qualities:

  • Documented experience with managing multiple projects

  • Experience in developing material and other well-written material

  • Excellent IT skills including Word, Excel ( ability to build pivot tables and other useful reporting analytics upon request), PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Teams

  • You possess strong coordinating skills and being attentive to details comes naturally for you.

  • You have a service-oriented mentality, have an ability to listen and solve problems and excel when it comes to written and verbal communication.

    The salary range for this role is $90,000.00 to $110,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future. This job is also eligible for bonus pay.

    We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k) to eligible employees. Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.