Job Details

Administrative Assistant

Location: New York, NY
Department: Facilities
Posted Date: Feb. 13, 2020
Job Summary

Roivant is a global biopharma company that aims to improve health by rapidly delivering innovative medicines and technologies to patients. We do this by building Vants - nimble, entrepreneurial biotech and healthcare technology companies with a unique approach to sourcing talent, aligning incentives, and deploying technology. At Roivant, we will give you the resources and freedom to tackle some of the most important and challenging problems in healthcare. If you find that exciting, we want to work with you.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Heavy calendar management for two executives including proactively scheduling meetings
  • Recognize the impact of a shift in priorities, and take the necessary actions to reschedule
  • Handle confidential and non-routine information
  • Work cross functionally across internal teams to accomplish goals cohesively
  • Work closely and effectively keep the team well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately
  • Attend meetings, take minutes and track updates
  • Assist with reporting and metrics
  • Excel with organization and seek opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Assist with client relationships in terms of scheduling, hosting and representing the company in a positive manner
  • Manage ongoing projects
  • Organize and process expense reports


  • Exceptionally organized with keen attention to detail
  • Flexibility - embraces change and enjoys the fact that no one day will be the exact same as the next and their work will vary according to the company's needs
  • Willing and able to go above and beyond the traditional assistant role, in terms of tasks performed; learn new roles, develop and grow
  • A quick study who can easily learn and adapt to new systems and methods, and understand how their work fits into the broader scope of the company's business objectives
  • Anticipate the team's needs and adapt accordingly, in order to free up their executives' time and energy for work that is more directly productive for the company
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in all interactions, both internal and external, and understands the gravity of their work environment and what is at stake
  • Quick and scrappy learner who adapts well to a fast-moving environment and gets things done, combines creativity, problem-solving skills, and a can-do attitude to overcome any obstacle
  • Experience in fast paced, start-up environments is preferred - able to work comfortably under pressure, frequently changing landscape and tight deadlines
  • A strategic thinker with excellent business judgment
  • Highly innovative problem solver possessing strong interpersonal, cross-functional, and project planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to deal with complex problems and present recommendations and findings in a clear, concise format