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Administrative Assistant/Secretary III

Johnston, Rhode Island

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You’ll quickly learn that we’re not like other property insurance companies. We’re guided by the belief that most losses can be prevented. So we do everything we can to understand your business needs and reduce your risk.

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  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Change Agent
  • Communicates Effectively

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Account manager
employee since 2008

My parents have always instilled in me the concept of working hard, having fun, thinking long term and planning for the future. FM Global is exciting, innovative and dynamic, and with so many professional opportunities here, it's also a company where you can spend your whole career and never get bored. I remember back during one of my initial interviews with FM Global, a manager shared that over 80% of the office staff had been with the company since they graduated college. That kind of longevity is one of the reasons I decided to work at FM Global. I'm proud to work for a company that invests in its employees and trains them to be the best. The willingness to learn is universal, the exposure to knowledge is infinite and the different career paths are endless. The opportunities to think long term don't get much broader.


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  • Retirement

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  • Career Development

    Your time at FM Global should be valuable and enriching, with plenty of opportunities for skills development and career growth.

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    Incentive Plan

    Eligible employees participate in an incentive plan based on the company achieving its annual financial goals.

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Job ID 2019-8538 Date posted 04/02/2019 Locations Johnston, Rhode Island;

More information about this job:

Overview - External:

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

Responsibilities - External:

Anticipates and prepares materials needed by the executive for conferences, correspondence, appointments, meetings, telephone calls, etc. 

Composes and types correspondence and/or reports from dictation, verbal direction, or from knowledge of company policy or procedures; files correspondence and other records. 

Handles administrative details, usually of a confidential nature, on behalf of executive; uses considerable judgment and initiative to determine the approach or action to take in non-routine situations. 

Assists in the development of the work group's budget, business planning, and related planning functions. 

Schedules appointments for executive; arranges travel schedule and reservations.

Greets visitors, ascertains nature of business, and escorts visitors to appropriate person.  

Analyzes complex information requests, prepares special or one time reports, summaries, or replies to inquiries, selecting relevant information from a variety of sources.

Qualifications - External:

Education               High School diploma or equivalent; some college preferred

Experience:             5+ years of administrative/secretarial experience supporting a work group or manager, including some executive secretarial experience.

Skills/Knowledge:  Thorough knowledge of MS Word, Excel and other spreadsheet or database software, as indicated by the position; excellent keyboard skills, including typing speed and accuracy; highly refined telephone skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; significant interpersonal skills; ability to establish and/or maintain filing systems; significant ability to handle confidential information and material

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