Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
University of Basel

Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

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The Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) is seeking a highly motivated Assistant to support its Chief Operating Officer.

IOB is a research institute combining basic and clinical research. Its mission is to drive innovations in understanding vision and its diseases and develop new therapies for vision loss. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your abilities challenged, and your knowledge expanded.

As Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of IOB, you will have administrative and operational responsibility. You will manage highly confidential information, a range of data systems and documents. You will support the COO in managing internal associates and coordinate interactions with external parties. A proactive, thoughtful, action-oriented approach is required, along with sensitivity to the moti-vations of others, and a strong sense of responsibility to IOB.

Your position

  • Support the COO in all his activities, including calendar and travel management, planning and execution of events and meetings, document management such as legal contracts and intellectual property matters, drafting of correspondence and documents such as meeting minutes, letters, memos, presentations etc.
  • Collaborate effectively with all IOB teams (leadership, operational team, scientific groups) and in some cases with third parties, to deliver your goals.
  • Role model strong values: display the highest standards of integrity; maintain high stand-ards of confidentiality inside and outside IOB; show courtesy, respect but also pride in IOB when interacting with third parties.

Your profile

  • Academic educational background (University level) desired
  • Experience supporting leading positions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, both in English and German
  • Solid knowledge of common office IT programs and willingness to learn new tools
  • Proactive, organized, engaged and highly independent approach
  • Positive and thoughtful personality

We offer you

  • Highly competitive conditions in a dynamic and international research community in Basel
  • IOB is an equal-opportunity employer with family-friendly work policies
Application / Contact

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