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Senior Department Assistant (Global Tech & Services) Contract Position

Playstation

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

We are looking for a Senior Department Assistant who is a multi-tasker with strong project management skills to coordinate/manage all areas of administrative support for a dynamic department. You are a natural operator in a global environment and have a seamless ability to communicate with multi-disciplined and multi-cultural personnel. You are a proactive person with a positive “can-do” attitude who is willing to learn and grow. You are a dependable resource whose main objective is to provide support for the needs of the department and its leaders. 

 

About the team: 

The PlayStation Studios Global Tech & Services team supports the growing number of game development studios owned by PlayStation. We provide QA, User Experience Research, Analytics, Technology, Sound Design, Motion Capture, and more in order to empower our game studios to make the best possible games for our players. 

 

Specific duties: 

  • Serve as a helpful knowledge base for the department, especially for processes and procedures, and help in a hands-on, proactive manner. 

  • Liaise effectively with Executive and Administrative Assistant counterparts and build strong working relationships with a wide range of company stakeholders at all levels and operate on a global scale. 

  • Assist with planning and coordination of hosted events . 

  • General office management for the team, including managing & restocking of office supplies, hardware, and software; supply shipping & receiving; distributing inter-office mail; placing & tracking purchase orders in SAP, etc. 

  • Calendar management for team directors. 

  • Prepare and submit expense reports in Concur for senior management and help teams with troubleshooting. 

  • Create travel requests in Concur. 

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  • Submit contracts in Conga. 

  • Support regular monthly financial tracking and reporting processes. 

  • Leadership / team meeting preparation, including: ordering food and set up lunches for meetings , preparing conference rooms, and receiving & escorting visitors. 

  • Partner in building a fun, healthy team culture, including welcoming / onboarding new team members, recognizing birthdays, creating swag, etc. 

  • Be up to date on latest company policy and procedure and communicate to department as appropriate . 

 

Preferred qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years of experience as a group admin or relevant work experience 

  • Proven ability to assist a complex, multi-department, global team 

  • Track record of high quality, detail-oriented work / recommendations from prior team leaders 

  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality/discretion 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Process-oriented, with attention to detail and ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently 

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with friendly, outgoing, and flexible manner 

  • Self-starter and results-oriented 

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word), SRM, Concur, and SAP 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment 

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Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: United States, San Mateo, CA
Date found: 2022-11-13

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