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Personal Assistant/Senior Administrator

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D24PE08

Company: Glanbia

Position Title: Personal Assistant/Senior Administrator

Reporting to: HR Business Partner

Department / Function/Business Unit: Human Resources


Glanbia Performance Nutrition is the world’s leading premium sports nutrition company with Optimum Nutrition, BSN, ABB, Nutramino, Isopure, Think Thin, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass & Slimfast brands in the portfolio today.  GPN is the fastest growth driver within Glanbia group (€3.7bn revenue in 2018) with revenue ambition of €6bn by 2022 with €1.8bn from GPN division.  GPN delivered €1.2bn revenue in 2018, +9.5% versus prior year with EBITA margin of 14.7%.


We are looking for a commercially savvy Personal Assistant or Senior Administrator who is passionate about the sports nutrition industry to help support members of the Leadership team. You will ensure that they receive a high standard of professional support, in particular with diary management and making complex travel arrangements.


This is a 6 month contract role.


Core Values: Hiring and Developing the Best People | Teamwork | Passion for our Brands | Performance | Customer Fixation | Find a Better Way | Sense of Fun | Respect



  • Providing efficient administrative support to a number of members of the Leadership team
  • Extensive diary and calendar management
  • Organising complex travel arrangements including booking flights, visas, accommodation, trains and taxis
  • Managing a busy inbox and responding as requested
  • Assisting with coordination of events, internal and external meetings etc.
  • Raising PO’s/credit card account maintenance /goods receipting
  • Expense Reporting on behalf of the Leadership team
  • Team Flight approvals
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc and confidential administrative and project requirements as needed such as filing, preparing presentations etc.
  • Providing administrative support to the HR team
  • Occasional reception cover


Key Challenges & Success Measures:

  • Can work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic, high growth environment
  • Can work collaboratively with peers in other markets
  • Keeping effective contact with a very wide range of contact points both internally and externally spread across a number of geographies/time zones
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and work quickly to tight deadlines
  • Work in a methodical manner and able to handle large amounts of information, see connections and anticipate opportunities and issue as they arise
  • Building effective relationships with people in different locations, cultures and time zones to understand the work issues they face and any key differences
  • Ability to manage changing priorities and prioritise effectively
  • Ability to distil complex business and technical concepts and express them in clear relevant messages



  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in a highly administrative role supporting at senior level
  • Extensive experience in diary/calendar management and making travel arrangements
  • Excellent PC skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
  • Strong communication skills with the gravitas to communicate and deal confidently with members of the Senior Leadership team
  • An interest in HR related activities is an advantage



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