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Sr Administrative Assistant - Seattle, WA

UnitedHealth Group

Seattle, WA
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736306 Sr Administrative Assistant Seattle WA

Sr Administrative Assistant - Seattle, WA (736306)

Position Description

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) 

We are currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant to join our team in Seattle, WA


Administrative Positions in this function include more traditional administrative / clerical support roles including: answering the telephone, typing / word processing of documents, maintaining calendars and setting up meetings, making travel arrangements, copying, faxing, greeting visitors, setting up files, tracking expenses, and coordinating building and equipment maintenance.  This position supports executives at the SLT level and below.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provides high level administrative support for senior leader and team

  • Attends meetings, takes notes and organizes for senior leader

  • Will put together lunch and other events as requested

  • Assist in drafting of communications

  • Has ability to work with cross functional teams

  • Work does not usually require established procedures

  • Works independently

  • Mentors others

  • Acts as a resource for others

  • Coordinates others' activities

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years of administrative support experience, at least 3 of which have included support of senior executives

  • Prior experience taking meeting notes and organizing information

  • Experience supporting multiple executives within a fast - pace and changing environment

  • Intermediate or better level of proficiency with MS Office applications, specifically Word, Excel PowerPoint,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks / projects and deadlines simultaneously with attention to detail

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills balancing multiple priorities

  • Ability to work in a large, matrixed corporate environment

  • Proven ability to build relationships cross - functionally and lead toward common goals

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and grammatical skills 

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing senior - level presentations and reports

  • Must have a polished demeanor and be comfortable working with people at all levels

  • Experience coordinating large meetings, including WebEx virtual meetings and teleconferences, and event planning

  • Takes accountability and ownership of tasks, performance standards and quality results


Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA or AA

  • Experience supporting c-suite


  • Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.SM

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

    Job Details

    • Contest Number736306
    • Job TitleSr Administrative Assistant - Seattle, WA
    • Job FamilyAdmin Support Services
    • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

    Job Location Information

    • Seattle, WA
      United States
      North America

    Additional Job Detail Information

    • Employee StatusRegular
    • ScheduleFull-time
    • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
    • ShiftDay Job
    • TravelNo
    • Telecommuter PositionNo
    • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

    UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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