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Pfizer Administrative Assistant in McPherson, Kansas

Why Patients Need You

A career with us is about discovering breakthroughs that change patients' lives. A high performing administrative team is essential to bringing those therapies to people all over the world and making a positive difference. We need dedicated colleagues like you who are efficient, find solutions and collaborate with others to achieve our purpose.

What You Will Achieve

This role will work closely with the Sr. Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support for the Site and Site Leadership Team in terms of assuring reports, correspondence, projects, etc., are completed in a timely and efficient manner. This includes scheduling meetings and appointments; developing custom spreadsheets, presentations, Word documents and travel arrangements as requested. This role will enter and reconcile requisitions and run financial reports. The role has a high level of visibility across and external to site.

This role will focus primarily on supporting business leaders. Strong communication and collaboration skills are critical to this role and to ensure an efficient operation. This role will coordinate services either internally or through an outsourced service. They will be responsible for managing records and files, verifying data, responding to mails and scheduling meetings, amongst other things.

As part of the administrative support team, this role will be recognized as an contact for other colleagues due to their knowledge and skills in their area and understanding of the organization. They will encourage collaboration and communication within the team and across groups to support desired outcomes.

As part of the administrative support team, this role will be recognized as an contact for other colleagues due to their knowledge and skills in their area and understanding of the organization. They will encourage collaboration and communication within the team and across groups to support desired outcomes.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Handle all duties with a high degree of integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Create agendas and schedule and plan meetings across multiple calendars, including engagement of above site leadership.

  • Assemble PowerPoint or other presentation materials and plan / arrange for any meals/refreshments needed.

  • Organize travel arrangements, reconcile expense reports, an provide interface for applications for Corporate AE cards, passports, and visas as necessary.

  • Organize documents and maintain an inventory of electronic and hard copy files allowing for easy access.

  • Manage purchase orders through Pfizer's Ariba system and tracking invoices.

  • Support Sr. Admin Assistant with set-up and logistics for large or off-site meetings.

  • Contribute ideas, fostering pace and enthusiasm, negotiating timely execution of work.

  • Suggest process improvements for administrative tasks carried out across the site.

  • Facilitate resolution of issues and problems that arise within scope of responsibilities.

  • Provide administrative support and serve as backup administrative support for other departments, when necessary

  • Take personal accountability for quality of own work and professional development.



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 4+ years' experience

  • Demonstrated planning and organizing skills

  • Demonstrated administrative experience with an ability to carry out all office functions proficiently, and to complete quality work on a timely basis

  • Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent judgment as well as the ability to work with confidential documents and information

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required, especially PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and other features


  • Prior experience as an Administrative Assistant or providing administrative support to managers or supervisors.

  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare environment

  • Exposure to SAP, Ariba, Concur


Decisions require complex analytical judgment. Plan and perform a wide variety of duties requiring general knowledge of company policies and procedures applicable within area of responsibilities and including their application to cases not previously covered. Requires considerable judgment to work independently toward general results, devise methods, modify or adapt standard procedures to meet different conditions, make decisions based on precedent and company policies.


May require limited off hours work as operations schedule dictates. Limited Travel.

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.