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We are seeking an Administrative Business Partner to support a VP of Research,
who can strategically manage the day-to-day operational needs and support on
projects & initiatives to help drive team & company priorities. This role
would suit someone who thrives in a fast-paced, changeable environment and
enjoys working as part of a team.
Artificial Intelligence could be one of humanity's most useful inventions. At
Google DeepMind, we're a team of scientists, engineers, machine learning
experts and more, working together to advance the state of the art in
artificial intelligence. We use our technologies for widespread public benefit
and scientific discovery, and collaborate with others on critical challenges,
ensuring safety and ethics are the highest priority.
Strategically and proactively manage a very complex and ever-changing
calendar of meetings, conference calls, interviews appointments, across
numerous time zones and different office locations.
Supporting with operational tasks and processes; suggesting ideas for
continuous improvement to increase efficiencies
Collate and track actions and deliverables
Meeting support - circulating agendas, capturing notes and ensuring
actions are followed up on and are completed. Ensure meeting roles,
agendas and briefing documentation are in place for each meeting.
Develop a strong working relationship with the VP of Research: thinking
ahead, handling priorities, anticipating needs and future challenges,
proposing solutions to enable effective decision-making.
Understanding of the key stakeholders; build and maintain effective
working relationships across the whole organisation.
Partner on key strategic projects with the wider team and wider
Draft and send out team communications.
Organise and execute internal and external events for business and team
events e.g. off-sites, lunches, talks, seminars, visitors.
Arrange frequent domestic and international travel for meetings,
international office visits and speaking engagements e.g. hotel
reservations, flight check-in, visas, detailed travel itineraries and
Financial administration e.g. compile expense claims, approve purchase
order requests, contract creation, reimbursements, etc.
Act as a point of contact, dealing with incoming requests, requiring heavy
You are resilient, with experience supporting C-Suite or Senior Executives
experienced in a fast-paced environment. You are energetic, enthusiastic and
have a keen interest to continue to develop your career in supporting and
enabling others. Colleagues describe you as positive, warm, kind, trustworthy
and efficient; with a can-do attitude, willingness to learn and a strong
desire to grow.
Passionate about supporting and enabling others, motivated by Leader
Proactive, you are a self-starter and a naturally strong problem-solver;
you can anticipate what needs to be done without guidance.
Highly organised, you manage priorities well; juggling and handling
multiple deadlines and tasks efficiently, whilst being able to manage
expectations in a thoughtful way.
Can adapt quickly to changing demands and embrace ambiguity
Able to demonstrate administrative excellence, you have an acute and
exceptional attention to detail.
Solid communicator and active listener; you exhibit a high EQ.
Able to build relationships across teams and foster trust.
Collaborative and thrives in a team environment.
Proactively seek out time-saving solutions and tools.
Open to new ways of working, curious and dedicated to continuous
improvement for yourself and the team.
Experience with Google Suite is preferable but not crucial.