Danaher Corporation Executive Assistant - Veralto in Waltham, Massachusetts
Danaher (NYSE: DHR) is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. It’s portfolio of operating companies and world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. With over 25 major operating companies, Danaher drives growth both organically and inorganically through M&A.
Danaher has a diverse team of over 80,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS serves as our ultimate competitive advantage and has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values, and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do.
In 2021, Danaher generated $29B in revenue. The company is ranked #118 on the Fortune 500 and during the past 20+ years, Danaher stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 %. For additional company details, see www.danaher.com .
On September 14, 2022, Danaher announced its intention to separate its Environmental & Applied Solutions segment to create an independent, publicly traded company. The new company will be called Veralto and will be comprised of an outstanding collection of market-leading brands in Danaher's Environmental and Applied Solutions (EAS) segment: Hach, ChemTreat, Trojan, OTT HydroMet, and McCrometer from Danaher's Water Quality Platform and Videojet, Esko, X-Rite Pantone and Linx from the Product Identification Platform. The EAS segment generated revenue of approximately $4.8 billion in 2022 and has a global team of approximately 16,000 associates. As stewards of the world's most vital resources, Veralto will help ensure billions of people have safe food, water, and medicines every day. With a strong Danaher heritage, the Veralto team will continue to deliver trusted expertise to solve its customers' most complex workflow challenges. Its culture of continuous improvement will be codified in the Veralto Enterprise System, which is derived from the Danaher Business System. Veralto will be headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and intends to apply to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VLTO.
About The Role
Reporting to the VP of Tax, the Executive Assistant will be located onsite in Waltham, MA.
The Executive Assistant's key responsibility is to support and advise the Vice President - Tax on projects, processes, and various business-related activities. By building collaborative relationships with internal and external groups, including global teams in the United States, Canada, Europe, APAC, and LATAM, the Executive Assistant will be the primary support on everything administrative including, but not limited to, coordinating meeting events and schedules, managing travel arrangements, managing calendars, and expense reporting. In addition, the Executive Assistant will prepare presentation materials for use in various meetings involving the leadership team and others within the organization. This role will require onsite presence in Waltham, MA.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Heavy calendar management - coordinating all aspects of the VP’s schedule, including a high volume of complex domestic and international travel arrangements; understanding the VP’s needs and working to meet those needs along with those of the global tax organization
Planning and coordination of management meetings including preparation of agendas, presentations, minutes, communication with presenters, and follow-up actions
Acting as the point of contact between the VP and internal or external colleagues
Handling correspondence directed to the VP
Managing and processing monthly expense reports and purchase requests
Finding ways to improve processes and implementing those solutions to create standard work
Working on special projects as needed for the global tax organization
Planning and organizing team events, meetings, and employee team-building activities both internally and offsite
Successful lead project teams and drive collaboration without authority
High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
5+ years supporting high-level executives
Prior supervisory experience is helpful but not required
Maintaining professionalism and strict confidentiality with all materials and matters
Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
Excellent time management skills
Well-developed organizational skills
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision
Proficient in using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Keen sense of teamwork, prioritization, self-motivation, and attention to detail
Travel required – 10% – 15%
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.
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