Executive Assistant cum Communications Specialist

Singapore, Tuas Singapore

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Did you know that we are the 1st biologics contract manufacturer in Singapore? We offer you exposure to upcoming biotech and established pharmaceutical companies and to the manufacturing technology needed to produce mammalian treatments and cell therapies of tomorrow. Our global manufacturing network is recognized for its reliable, high-quality services, regulatory track record, global footprint, innovative technology platforms and extensive experience – we, in Singapore are proud to be part of this global network.

The EA cum Comms Specialist will report to General Manager and collaborates with Human Resource function in executing strategic employee engagement and communication plans for promoting Lonza’s culture. The responsibilities include providing high-level secretarial to GM and curate organizational communication support, engagement and participation in company-wide events.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage GM’s appointments, schedules, minutes, travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • Handle information confidentially and maintain the security of Executive’s records and files.
  • Perform administrative duties timely and accurately, using independent judgement and discretion.
  • Work closely with GM and HR office to curate and facilitate employee communication and engagement including prepare employee engagement announcement and activities, speeches, presentations, news releases, HR newsletter, and execution plan for various employee engagement projects.
  • Creative in the use and applications of communication channels and tools to promote employer branding.
  • Work closely with Corp/Global team to identify ways to increase company brand ambassadorship across employee base.
  • Collaborate with global teams to ensure internal communication messages align with intentions and overall communication plans.
  • Responsible for development and creation of internal and external employee communications and programs.
  • Involve in organizing company-wide engagement activities to build, maintain and foster an engaged employee population.
  • Proactively gathers employee feedback and recommends/develops programs through surveys to positively influence employee engagement and knowledge.
  • Coordinate and support partnership with external training provider, tertiary institutions and government agencies to position Lonza as an Employer of Choice.
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned.

Key requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma in a general business discipline or similar.
  • Possess exceptional fluency in English, showcasing outstanding proficiency in speaking, writing and communication skills.
  • Proven experience supporting senior Level Executives, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to navigate matrix and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to details.
  • Highly resourceful and proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands.
  • Strong proficiency in the whole suite of MS Office.
  • Team player, meticulous, responsible, collaborative able to work independently.
  • Tech savvy - especially in software such as MS Office Suite, MS Teams and etc.
  • Willing to work in Tuas.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R56297