Office Administrator
Cardiome Pharma Corp - Vancouver, BC

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Position Summary:

Cardiome Pharma Corp. is a Pharmaceutical company based in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, with offices in Switzerland. Pennsylvania, and Germany. We are seeking a positive minded, experienced Office Administrator to ensure the smooth operation of a variety of office responsibilities. The ideal candidate must be a customer service oriented professional with a flexible can do attitude willing to assist wherever necessary. Cardiome is growing and this is an ideal entry-level role for someone seeking a career path in Office Management or as an Executive Assistant.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Reception duties including answering phones, receiving guests and arranging couriers
*Maintains security access pass database for building security
*Coordinate calendars and schedules as required (Boardroom & non-executive meetings arrangements)
*Maintains parking pass and device database for company deposit recovery
*Assists with company social activities; birthday celebrations, farewell cards/gifts and company *Christmas party event organization.
*Maintains office supplies including inventory, re-stocking and ordering
*Daily kitchen maintenance including cleaning, restocking and supply ordering
*Maintain vendor contacts and researches new vendor options.
*Distribute incoming/outgoing mail and faxes
*Records outgoing message and updates for closures, holidays and staff turnover
*Coordinate catering and food orders
*Work with building maintenance and facilities to address / resolve issues
*Ensure the overall organization, safety and cleanliness of the office
*Assist with ad hoc projects, as per departmental requests
*Assist with office moves, organization and planning.
*Maintain office contact lists and spreadsheets
*Liase with vendors for photocopier and equipment maintenance
*Screen calls (we get a minimum of 10 solicitation calls a day)
*Other administrative duties such as photocopying, filing & preparing documents

Qualifications and Skills Required

*Minimum of 2 years professional office experience
*Enthusiastic team player with a professional and friendly demeanor.
*Dedication to customer service with strong interpersonal skills.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Excellent organizational skills
*Proficient computer skills specifically with Microsoft Office Suite
*Flexibility to take on a variety of tasks and assignments
*Ability to work independently and take initiative in fast-paced environment
*Strong data entry skills (maintain filing systems and basic databases).

How to Apply

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