• Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations United States-MA-Cambridge
  • Introduction


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    Canback Consulting (http://canback.com) is the world’s leading management consulting firm leveraging predictive analytics. We have established a truly unique position as the world’s most analytically rigorous firm. This allows us to make recommendations based on facts instead of conceptual frameworks and partner wisdom. We are a subsidiary of The Economist Group.


    We are hiring an Administrative Assistant for our Cambridge offices in Kendall Square. This position offers work-life balance, competitive benefits, and an opportunity to both support the team in Cambridge and work with our partners and clients located all over the world. We are a quickly growing company and every day brings new operational and administrative challenges, varying from simple routine tasks to complex long-term administrative initiatives. You will have a chance to actively participate in various aspects of the business and gain vast administrative experience in a friendly, highly-rewarding environment.


    The Administrative Assistant works closely with the firm’s Managing Director and Operations Manager on various aspects of business.




     In this role your responsibilities would include:


    • Assist Managing Director: arrange travel and accommodations, submit expenses, schedule meetings, and assist with miscellaneous administrative processes


    • Assist Operations Manager: provide support on various activities including invoicing, immigration, and recruiting


    • Office reception: manage phone lines, coordinate logistics for visitors, receive packages


    • Facilities management: coordinate building access, work with building management, maintain inventory and order office supplies, manage software licenses


    • Expenses: approve employee expenses


    • Consultant support: provide occasional assistance on items like consultant travel and event planning



    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    This role requires the following experience:


    • Bachelor’s degree minimum
    • Previous experience in an Administrative or Assistant role

    To succeed in this role you must demonstrate:


    • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
    • Professionalism and handling of confidential information responsibly
    • Strong performance under pressure and ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
    • Consistence, dependability, and accuracy in completing responsibilities
    • Ability to be a team player and have a customer service attitude
    • Ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense environment



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