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LINGUIST List 22.187

Tue Jan 11 2011

Jobs: Various Langs & Translation: Executive Assistant, Hewlett-Packard

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        1.     Alison Markenson , English; German, Standard; French & Translation: Executive Assistant, Hewlett-Packard Company, USA

Message 1: English; German, Standard; French & Translation: Executive Assistant, Hewlett-Packard Company, USA
Date: 11-Jan-2011
From: Alison Markenson <alison.markensonhp.com>
Subject: English; German, Standard; French & Translation: Executive Assistant, Hewlett-Packard Company, USA
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University or Organization: Hewlett-Packard Company
Department: Corporate Headquarters
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.hp.com
Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German, Standard (deu)

Description:

Executive Administrative Assistant
Location: Palo Alto, CA

Under general supervision and acting with strong self initiative, this
executive administrative assistant will support executives at HP while
performing tactical and strategic administrative duties. This will include
work requiring complete written and verbal fluency in English, French, and
German.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include performing
various complex and global administrative tasks and activities which will
include, key records maintenance, compiling data and generating reports,
administrative tasks associated with finance and budgetary processes,
scheduling executive appointments and meetings, calendar ownership and
management, answering, screening, and routing telephone calls for the
executive offices, preparing expense reports, preparing and editing
executive communications and presentations, making global travel
arrangements, mentoring and leading additional administrative staff and
contractors as needed, providing verbal and written translation support,
and other additional administrative requirements of the executive team.

This person will contribute in the development of innovative principles and
ideas, successfully demonstrating strong discipline, work ethic, and
expertise in general administrative technical skills. They will be
responsible for identifying gaps and opportunities, and developing highly
innovative solutions to meet the on-going demands of the organization. They
will routinely exercise independent judgment in developing methods,
processes, and techniques for achieving desired objectives. This individual
will be responsible for developing strategy, setting functional policy and
direction. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting
large, complex, and global projects in direct alignment with the executive
team.

Basic Requirements and Skills:
-Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English,
French and German
-Experience working with executives, dignitaries, and international executives
-Independent leader with high level of initiative that requires minimal
hands-on supervision
-Excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills
-Proven ability to lead multiple tasks in a fast-paced and highly complex
environment
-Demonstrates high-energy, positive and flexible approach in the workplace
-Proven analytical skills
-Strong team player

Minimal Qualifications:
-Highly proficient in written and verbal communications in English, French,
and German - complete fluency required
-Undergraduate degree preferred or equivalent
-5+ years general administrative and project management experience

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Palo Alto, CA
Email Address for Applications: alison.markensonhp.com
Contact Information:
Executive Assistant Alison Markenson
Email: alison.markensonhp.com
Phone: 314-960-8802

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