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Qualcomm VP/SVP Executive Assistant in San Diego, California


Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Administration Group, Administration Group > Administrative Support

General Summary

Provides complex and advanced administrative assistance to a Director, Sr. Director, or above. Applies advanced knowledge of

industry standards in various administrative areas, including policies, guidelines, and procedures. Leverages advanced proficiency in

various types of software including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) and shared file services (SharePoint,

MS Teams, OneDrive, etc.) to provide effective and efficient support. Exercises professional and ethical judgement as work is generally

of a critical or confidential nature. Assignments may be of a diverse scope and related to various functional areas.

The responsibilities of this role include:

• Working independently with little supervision.

• Making ethical decisions that are significant in impact; errors may have a significant impact or effect on projects or operations.

• Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information. May require influence,

cooperation, tact, and diplomacy, etc.

• Completing tasks with multiple steps that can be performed in various orders; substantial planning and prioritization must

occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in significant rework.

• Solving salient problems; multiple approaches may be necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or

conflicting; advanced analysis and interpretation skills are required.


  • Provides complex assistance and support to a Director, Sr. Director, or above.

  • Acts as an information source for departmental/company policies and procedures.

  • Compiles information from various sources and prepares complex correspondences, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations with the appropriate syntax and grammar.

  • Manages advanced calendar needs for multiple directors and above, including making calendar decisions on their behalf to effectively prioritize their time and resources.

  • Expertly completes various office tasks (e.g., iProc creation, using a Pcard, maintaining office files, supplies, and equipment, submitting expense reports and checking requests, arranging for shipping, maintaining vendor tracking and support, etc.).

  • Coordinates advanced domestic and complex international travel (flights, hotel, rental cars, etc.) for multiple travelers and trips with multiple connections and countries. This includes advanced understanding travel visas and documentation as well as expense reconciliation.

  • Answers, screens, routes and/or responds to internal (with exposure/requests from multiple directors and above) and external phone calls.

  • Arranges and coordinates various complex types of meetings including luncheons, conferences, and team building events. These events may include external customers and vendors.

  • Provides direction to other administrative employees. • Recommends creative ways to improve existing methods that increase administrative efficiencies; identifies ways to translate others’ ideas into solutions and procedures.


  • Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.

  • Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.

  • Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).

  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.

  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experiences:

5+ years of Administrative Assistant experience.



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:

1+ year working in a global, matrixed organization. ,1+ year of work experience in role requiring interaction with upper management.



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