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Administrative Assistant

About the Unit

At our corporate headquarters in Oslo, we are looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will provide high quality support - primarily to Ethics & Compliance and Corporate Communications.

The position as Administrative Assistant reports to the SVP Ethics and Compliance, but is a shared resource between Ethics and Compliance and Corporate Communications. The role acts as a focal point for all Ethics and Compliance and Corporate Communications’ administrative matters and builds strong day-to-day working relationships with all relevant stakeholders.



  • Manage calendars
  • Coordinate team meetings, global calls and events as needed. This includes global team meetings
  • Document administration including organizing files, office materials and equipment
  • Make travel & guest arrangements, and processing related travel expenses
  • Manage internal and external correspondence
  • SAP – Invoice handling, cost center reports
  • Internal order and purchase order administration
  • Maintain contracts databases
  • Act as the SharePoint site owner


  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant working experience and applicable education – extensive experience may compensate for lack of formal education
  • Excellent customer orientation and the ability to work well with all levels of management, staff and external contacts
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Thrives in a busy environment and is experienced in handling confidential information
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of office tools, such as Outlook and Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written is required, along with working knowledge of Norwegian; other languages are an advantage


Additional Information

We are looking for a candidate with the desire for a career as a professional assistant