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About the Company:


Thornton & Ross, part of the STADA group, are one of the UK's fastest-growing, leading producers of household pharmaceutical products & own some of the country's most loved brands such as Covonia®Hedrin®Cetraben® as well as the leading disinfectant Zoflora®.  Many people in the UK will have a product from Thornton & Ross somewhere at home. We are also a trusted & reliable provider of prescription products, including emollients, bone health products & generics to the NHS with 100 years’ heritage behind us and we have ambitious growth plans over the next 3-5 years.


How you can make an impact:


Based at the Linthwaite office of our large manufacturing site and reporting into VP Operations UK and also supporting 2 other Directors, this is a critical position to support our senior management team with the smooth running of the office and providing day-to-day administrative support including preparing and collating meeting agendas, reports and presentations. We are looking for a proactive individual who thrives in a fast paced and varied environment, enabling our senior team to focus on meeting their business goals and objectives. Your key responsibilities will include:  


  • Extensive diary management for VP Operations UK and Director Supply Chain UK, arranging all their meetings, and supporting the Director of Product Development, Regulatory and Medical Affairs with meetings where required.
  • Arrange and facilitate offsite meetings, Team Awaydays and events for Directors /site.
  • Coordinate Factory Tours and Global visits to site including arranging hotels, transfers, agendas, meeting rooms and associated hospitality.
  • Working closely with Head of Communications to support in creating and delivering clear and simple business communications to promote site events, engagement campaigns and raise awareness of business performance at our Linthwaite manufacturing site.
  • Arranging Directors’ domestic and international travel plans.



What we are looking for:


At STADA we talk about diversity as Uniqueness. Everyone is unique and we recognise our differences as a strength. Our values Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Agility and One STADA ensure our uniqueness thrives, enabling us to care for people’s health as a trusted partner. Empower your Uniqueness, bring your whole self to STADA.


If you’re keen to add value and see results and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have the can-do spirit that’s spearheading our success, bring those unique qualities, with the following skills and qualifications:


  • A previous successful track record in an Executive Assistant/PA role reporting directly to senior management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and prioritise accordingly.
  • A proactive problem solver with exceptional communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.



How we care for you:


Rewarding our employees is important to us, which is why we offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:


  • A recently renovated work environment based in the Colne Valley.
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance (up to 3 x annual salary).
  • Discounted bus & rail travel throughout West Yorkshire and the surrounding area.
  • Free on-site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • We promote good physical and mental health and can provide additional support to our employees via our Employee Assistance Programme all year round.



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