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Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions.

We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to improve people's lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success.

If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our team in Canada. In this key role, the Administrative Assistant will provide support for sales and services teams, managers and employees; Provides analytical and specialized administrative support to relieve executive, administrative, and line and staff managers of complex details and advanced administrative duties; Executes special or continuous research and data analysis tasks. Analyzes problems, determines approach, compiles and analyzes data, and prepares reports/recommendations. Coordinates activities between departments and outside parties. Contacts company personnel at all organizational levels to gather information and prepare reports. Work is generally of a critical or confidential nature.

As necessary, and in coordination with the Office Administrator, serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Provides excellent customer service to employees, visitors and customers. Maintains immaculate office space, and orders office supplies and coordinates vendor deliveries and pick-ups.

This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative team and to have exposure and work across many business lines.

Location: hybrid work schedule available.

Job duties:

  • Regional Support Specialist for the Canadian Sales and Service Teams, prepare reports, assist the teams with maintaining the customer install base, timecard issues, book district meetings
  • Coordinates new hire on-boarding, starting from coordination with HR in the recruiting process
  • Third Party Vendor management and maintenance, contracts and invoicing submission and tracking through Cumulus, create and maintain curriculums and assign training, produce reports
  • Compiles special reports, letters, memos, organization announcements / charts, etc. using various software tools, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Participates in staff committees, and coordinating office functions
  • Preparing and editing organization charts, and data entry.
  • Coordinating onsite and offsite meetings; booking venues, preparing agendas, ordering lunches, and room set-up
  • Other administrative duties including but not limited to; coordinating calendars, scheduling appointments, travel booking, entering expense claims, preparing agendas, presentations, meeting minutes and actions, reports, posters, researching, and filing

Qualifications :

  • Completion of a business training program and 3+ years of related experience, including supporting management team.
  • Experience in handling a wide range of administrative related tasks, organizing meetings across time zones, and arranging travel.
  • The ideal candidate for this position must be proactive with strong problem solving skills with the ability to exercise good judgment and handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature.
  • Ability to resolve time sensitive issues with a high degree of precision and exhibit strong organizational skills, with attention to detail
  • Must be able to understand business needs, apply judgment to triaging issues as they come in and work with the team to bring attention to high priority items.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a sense of urgency and under pressure, as needed to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
  • A ?can-do? attitude that focuses on getting the job done.
  • Proficient with Business Tools such as, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Salesforce, HCM (e.g., Workday) or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.
  • Occasional travel may be required.


Varian is required to comply with all local and applicable regulations that may be associated with vaccine requirements for certain roles.

Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.

We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.


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