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6070 - Administrative Assistant - Santa Barbara, CA 93105


Administration Assistant

Santa Barbara, CA 93105 (local candidates only)

Contract Opportunity

Opportunity for an experience Administrative Assistant in Santa Barbara, CA. This position is extended through 2021 at this time and has the potential to extend into 2022.

The successful candidate must demonstrate expert administrative and computer skills, flexibility, independent judgment and decision-making, excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor. The position requires a demonstration of strong collaboration, organization and communication skills. This position also requires the ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce and discreetly and routinely handle confidential information. Competencies that will lead to success include teamwork, initiative, attention to detail, prioritization, multi-tasking, and producing high quality, error-free work product.

We are looking for a candidate who is self-motivated, learns quickly, anticipates needs, works independently and has demonstrated the ability to handle multiple tasks. Business knowledge of Oil & Gas, Supply & Trading (S&T).

Key Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

• Maintain managers’ calendars. Responsible for event/meeting planning and coordination. Organize meeting logistics. Coordinate video and conference calls/bridges.

• Organizes meeting logistics for daily, weekly, monthly and annual events. Meeting logistics include: catering, scheduling meeting rooms, arranging WebEx calls, setting up equipment for video conferencing, and emailing meeting notices, agendas and other key information.

• Assist with travel requirements for group, ensuring customer has appropriate documents, as well as ensuring visitor travel needs are met, i.e.: local transportation, and change in flights, etc.

• Provide support for day to day IT issues and/or work with the IT helpdesk.

• Prepare expense reports for Program Director. Work with direct reports to resolve any issues which may arise with expense reports and time sheets.

• Organize office moves, space planning, furnishings, computer equipment, supplies, etc.

• Act as office coordinator ensuring all equipment is functioning (printers, fax, projectors, etc.).

• Order supplies, equipment and services using Purchasing Card.

• Assist with onboarding / offboarding of employees and contractors. Set up and maintain distribution lists.

• Update organizational charts as appropriate.

• Create monthly ergonomic reports from specific ergonomic applications.

• Maintain filing systems (manual and electronic).

• Assist in managing SharePoint by uploading documents.

• Assist group with information management to ensure Client's records retention guidelines are met. Enter data into various Client databases for reporting protocols, archiving, etc.

• Prepare drafts and presentations from notes.

• All other administrative tasks as requested including work with S&T admin team

Key Required Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent

• 3-5+ years prior administrative experience required, preferably in a complex project organization

• Computer literate, willing to learn new systems and able to provide support for day to day IT issues and/or work with the IT helpdesk.

• Intermediate/advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.

• Experience with high volume e-mail correspondence and telephone usage.

• Must have strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail.

• Previous experience making travel arrangements and facilitating team meetings required.

• Ability to use discretion and judgment in handling of confidential and sensitive business information.

• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

• Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse team of co-workers, contractors, and internal and external customers.

• Ability to prioritize work tasks effectively and manage schedules appropriately, perform multiple tasks with limited supervision. Adapt to changing needs when priorities shift.

• Candidates local to the Santa Barbara area required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of Client systems, experience and proficiency with SharePoint, Ariba, CTREX preferred

• Administrative experience Oil/Gas or Enterprise industry experience

• Analytical skills, ability to run reports and manipulate data for decision making.