Project Specialist

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Administrative and Business Support
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You’ll Do

Cisco seeks an Executive Administrative Professional to provide support for senior management leadership. In this role, you will provide analytical support, research and decision making. This position requires strong interpersonal skills, independent judgment, and a deep understanding of both strategic and tactical business needs. Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as detailed management and leadership, capabilities are a must. The administrative professional plays a key role in Cisco's continued growth and success. This position is a career opportunity for someone with extensive experience and a proven ability to operate effectively in an independent, strategically focused role.

In addition to general administrative duties of an Administrative Assistant, daily tasks are carried out at a higher level of complexity. Provides specialized analytical support to assist executive on special projects. Researches issues, analyzes problems, determines approaches, compiles data and prepares reports.. Work is generally of a critical and confidential nature. Refers (filters) routine matters to appropriate parties and follows up to ensure proper disposition. Uses tact and diplomacy and practical knowledge of company policies, practices and procedures. . Generally determines own methods and procedures on new assignments, consulting with supervisor as appropriate.

Who You’ll Work With

Typically supports a Director. Interfaces with and coordinates activities between various departments and outside parties.

Who You Are:

Expert level knowledge of Windows desktop computer applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Ability to navigate web and email at high competency knowledge. Advanced desktop calendar management program. Ability to format high level presentations and use financial programming applications

Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate with all levels of Executive/Senior staff and clients.

Mentors new Executive Administrative Assistants and other administrators.

Participates in a cross-functional EA network.

Lead the Business Unit's team meeting of other Administrators to share information and network. Back-up support in absence of other AA's.

Using considerable independent judgment and initiative to resolve problems and make recommendations, determining when and if executive action is required and often supplies a recommendation where appropriate.

Technical Knowledge of Desktop Applications. Teamwork. Champions Improvements. Doing More with Less. Solves Problems and Makes Decisions. Demonstrates Leadership


Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.


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