Administrative Business Partner

Google - Palo Alto, CA (30+ days ago)4.3


As an Administrative Business Partner, you're at the heart of your team's business operations and activities and the soul that keeps your team moving forward. You anticipate the needs of your managers and team members and help them stay focused on their projects by resolving operational and administrative issues before they arise. You move quickly with the changing environment and are up to date with the latest Google products and services. You also use that knowledge to strategically support your team's projects. In addition to being organized and analytical, you possess the strong business judgment and communication skills needed to interact with a variety of people and job functions.

As an Administrative Business Partner, you will work collaboratively across functions (including Legal, Finance, Marketing, PR/Communications and People Operations). You'll provide the management team with the needed insight to drive intelligent, sound decision-making. You will bring strong quantitative skills, strategic thinking and sound business judgment, along with the ability to think about what is - and what could be.

Administrative jobs at Google are staffed by organized and dependable people driven by a common company goal: to help us accomplish great things. Working behind the scenes, we make a significant impact on the people we support as well as on Google users around the world. We're adept at leading and managing a variety of simultaneous projects, which requires the particular talent of being able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities
Perform an extensive array of administrative tasks (manage calendars, book travel, and schedule facilities and equipment).
Coordinate duties for multiple offices.
Build efficiency and effective responsiveness into existing operations, and help define new operational strategies.
Interact with clients and customers, and serve as a Technical Lead of small projects.
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
3 years of direct executive support experience.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience serving as a project lead from conception to completion.
Experience in using technology and the internet to improve work efficiency.
Experience in a venture capital or technology incubator firm.
Knowledge of process, project and program management theory and practices - and the ability to apply them when solving operational issues.
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions.
Expectation of complete confidentiality on all business matters.
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