About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.

Sr Administrative Asst

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Advanced skill level is required to perform diverse and complex assignments. Ability to adapt procedure, processes and techniques to perform the more complex duties of the job.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Handles complex administrative assignments of a broad and varied nature to relieve senior management of routine administrative details. Exercises considerable discretion and independent judgment in facilitating overall department operations. Directs the activities of other support staff as necessary. Coordinates inter-departmental or department-wide administrative projects, such as broad communications, overseeing internal/external services purchased, developing and implementing department/business unit guidelines for operating policies and procedures. Complex scheduling. Typically involves internal, external, and department-wide scheduling. Full responsibility for department-wide event and travel planning. Prepares and submits expense accounts and other type expenses. Manages and tracks/reports actual expenses versus budget for sr management's area of responsibility, develops or upgrades budget system. Regularly interacts with internal and external executives, community leaders, shareholders, etc. Initiates follow-up actions as needed. Calls for moderate to advanced conflict resolution skills via phone and, occasionally, in person. Initiates, develops, and makes decisions regarding office practices/procedures within authority level. Calls for frequent problem solving with internal and external staff. Utilizes basic change management skills.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
High School education or equivalent preferredPrefer 7+ years

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Advanced skill level required for software applications, including advanced database queries, complicated Excel spreadsheets (i.e., vlookup). Utilizes multiple software packages to prepare highly confidential correspondence and complex documents. Independently designs advanced spreadsheets, graphics, presentations, and database applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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