Senior Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

About Us

At MorphoSys, we are motivated by our mission: More life for people with cancer. As a global, commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, we are driven by the urgency to discover, develop, and deliver groundbreaking medicines, aspiring to redefine how cancer is treated.

Our success is created by our people, and we bring together exceptional talent from around the world, offering our colleagues a collaborative, flexible, and diverse work environment. We are looking for individuals who share our values and are motivated to improve the lives of people impacted by cancer.

Our headquarters are in Planegg, Germany and our U.S. operations are anchored in Boston, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit us at MorphoSys.com, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Us

At MorphoSys, we are motivated by our mission: More life for people with cancer. As a global, commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, we are driven by the urgency to discover, develop, and deliver groundbreaking medicines, aspiring to redefine how cancer is treated.

Our success is created by our people, and we bring together exceptional talent from around the world, offering our colleagues a collaborative, flexible, and diverse work environment. We are looking for individuals who share our values and are motivated to improve the lives of people impacted by cancer.

Since opening our U.S. office in Boston in 2019, we have doubled in size to support our rapid growth, building teams of experts across a variety of different disciplines, from drug development to commercialization.

To learn more, visit us at www.MorphoSys.com, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Position Summary

  • Administrative support to the Head of Department including managing of complex calendar and execute administrative activities within the Research & Development Organization
  • Will support their teams on all administrative aspects of the contracting process with external vendors and serve as a SAP super user to ensure flawless execution of the purchasing system
  • General secretarial duties for department members (e. g. travel arrangements incl. conference registrations, travel costs reimbursements and general correspondence)
  • Support budget preparation and invoice management for the department
  • Interface with different departments, e. g. Legal Department (contract management),
  • Purchasing and Compliance
  • Coordination of appointments, meetings and ensuring adequate meeting and technical facilities are available
  • Maintenance of various data bases, tracking systems and internal teams’ intranet page
  • Assist in new hire onboarding, including coordination with the HR group
  • Interact with all levels of management in the organization, both domestic and international, necessitating tact, diplomacy, discretion and good judgment
  • Coordinate, manage and support preparation of internal/external meetings, videos and conference calls including minute taking
  • Maintaining departmental files and proper submission of approval forms as requested to ensure compliance with protocols
  • Handle confidential information and communication with all levels of the organization in a professional & discrete manner
  • Provide coverage for other Administrative Associates within the R&D Organization
  • May be asked to assist with other/various projects as required

Minimum Education/Skills/Experience

  • Excellent written communication and organization skills
  • Excellent application of office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint)
  • Proven ability to work independently, highly organized and effective in handling multiple detail-oriented projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible in terms of short notice changes to tasks and priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • High attention to detail and results, and precision in creating reports, correspondence, and/or presentations
  • Ability to interact with various levels of business functions and professionals in and outside organization
  • Ability to interact with all employees within the organization, including senior management, and to respond effectively to the needs of the business is required
  • Able to work independently and solution-oriented with little need for detailed guidance, external input on priorities and constant check-up
  • Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred, but is not a requirement
  • Prior experience as an administrative assistant (~2), preferably supporting senior level management, is highly desired

Preferred (But Not Required)

  • Prior experience in Biotech preferred

Culture & Benefits

As a full time, employee of MorphoSys US Inc., you will receive a comprehensive benefits package consisting of medical and dental, vision, life, disability and more.  We offer a competitive PTO and holiday schedule – giving you the time you need to recharge, along with a 401k retirement plan which allows you the opportunity to save for your future with an employer matching program.  Our culture is a collaborative work environment, and we believe the unique contributions each of us brings drives our success

Health and Safety

Full vaccination against COVID 19 is a requirement for this position.

EEOC Statement

MorphoSys US Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices.  We are committed to creating a diverse work environment with non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reasonable Accommodations

MorphoSys is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at hr-us@morphosys.com

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

MorphoSys US Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with MorphoSys US Inc.’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Sunshine Act

MorphoSys reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. MorphoSys and potential applicants acknowledge that reimbursement of recruiting expenses for certain licensed healthcare professionals may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a healthcare professional who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with MorphoSys that we pay or reimburse, such information may be made publicly available by such government authorities.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Morphosys, US Inc. conducts background screening, reference checks and confirmation of vaccination for COVID-19 as part of its pre-employment screening process. This description is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time.  The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.