GE Executive Assistant, GE Healthcare Business Development in Chicago, Illinois

Job Number



GE Healthcare

Business Segment

Healthcare Business Development

About Us

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Posted Position Title

Executive Assistant, GE Healthcare Business Development

Career Level



Business Development

Function Segment

Administration and Support

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




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Role Summary/Purpose

The EA provides effective and responsive administrative services to support the GE Healthcare leaders in day-to-day business and group operations and activities.

Essential Responsibilities

: • Proactively support BD executives by independently handling all assigned administrative duties and balancing the needs of multiple staff members. • Providing administrative support to BD executives through effectively maintaining and coordinating calendars, scheduling appointments and meetings, making travel arrangements, telephone coverage (if needed), filing, processing and reconciling T&L expense accounts, handling various purchases and making AP invoice arrangements. • Schedule, plan and organize all logistical details for in-house and off-site meetings, training and events. • Develop PowerPoint presentations and other graphic presentations; type various correspondences both in own signature and in BD executives’ signature. • Provide general office and group administrative services. • Support budget management, liaising with finance to ensure costs are monitored and controlled.


Quality Specific Goals: 1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position 2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines 3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required Required Qualifications: 1. Associates degree or local equivalent. 2. 2 years secretarial/administrative experience 3. Knowledge of general office management and current computer/office communications technologies; expert in PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook 4. Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction, able to maintain confidentiality and handle matters discreetly 5. Effective time management and organizational skills; able to balance multiple priorities 6. Effectively problem solve and resolve a variety of issues and topics within the job scope 7. Ability to effectively interact and communicate with senior level management and corporate contacts 8. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills including strong grammatical skills

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  1. At least 3 years experience in a corporate or professional business environment in an administrative role. 2. Ability to exercise independent judgment consistent with department guidelines. 3. Previous experience using independent thought processes to plan ahead, process information, maintain workflow and anticipate future needs of the team. 4. Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail. 5. Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines. 6. Team player with strong interpersonal skills, capable of working within a globally diverse team across different time zones.