Administrative Assistant - Strategic Transformation and Innovation

Northbrook, Illinois
Not Specified
Oct 07, 2016
Dec 06, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Job Family Summary:
The Strategic Transformation and Innovation team is responsible for design and execution of strategic and innovative initiatives across the Life business that have significant impact on the business and drive revenue growth. This team is accountable for developing and executing an Integrated Digital Experience, (IDE strategy) for the life business and leveraging customer insights and technology to drive transformation and innovation across the business.

Job Summary:
This team needs an Administrative Assistant who can provide comprehensive and diversified administrative support to an officer by applying in-depth knowledge of department policy and organization.
The key to success for this Administrative Assistant is having the ability to focus on proactive thinking to anticipate and resolve issues.

Administrative Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing all areas of support including calendar and communication management
  • Travel arrangements
  • Expense management
  • Presentation preparation
  • Overall organization support

Job Qualifications


  • Typically has 7-10 years of prior experience supporting a large team or executive
  • Knowledge of major department/business unit functions
  • Advanced command of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills using pleasant interpersonal skills
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail and ability to proof one's own work as well as the work of others
  • Able to assess work load and re-prioritize as needed, handling multiple task under tight deadlines
  • Maintains an advanced degree of confidentiality and sense of urgency
  • Ability to work under pressure as well as the ability to deal with interruptions and other unexpected events and make necessary adjustments
  • Ability to influence and persuade various internal and external constituents to drive projects to completion
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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