Executive Administrator

Full time position

Company Summary

Axovant develops transformative gene therapies for patients with life-altering neurologic conditions.


Our mission is to identify, develop, and bring to market high-impact therapies that have the potential to improve the lives of patients with neurological disorders. Our team is made up of leading scientific experts who are passionate about treating neurological conditions and easing the burden of these life-changing disorders for both patients and caregivers. Our team is motivated by the promise of novel drug development and is driven to find more efficient and effective ways to conduct scientific and clinical evaluations that rapidly deliver impactful medicines to patients in need.


Our leadership team has a track record bringing innovative new neurotherapeutic treatments to a global market, and along with our seasoned board of directors, is fully committed to the responsible pursuit of transformative therapies for some of the world's most difficult conditions.


Overall Summary

Will be the point person providing administrative support to the EVP, R&D as well as other designated team members. This position requires traditional admin support as well as project support within the clinical team.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Provides the following support to the EVP, R&D:

  • Proactively schedule meetings, manage outlook calendars, domestic and international travel arrangements, expense report processing, mail, fax, copying, phone calls and other general administrative tasks and activities

  • Arranges for catering and prepares meeting materials

  • Provides support as well as process in tracking invoices and contracts

  • Assists in development of PowerPoint presentations

  • Orders office supplies for the department, mail, faxing and photocopying as required

  • Coordinate & liaise with vendors & agencies for planning meeting agendas      

  • Track clinical development team activities and key deliverables

  • Responsible for clinical development document management and filing

  • Prepares and submits expense reports for team members

  • Responsible for booking travel for the Chief R&D Officer as well as other members of the clinical team

  • Other projects as assigned



  • College degree with 5+ years of experience


Experience (e.g. Jobs, supervisory, industry, international, etc…): 

  • 5 years or more supporting senior level in the pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Candidate must possess polished and professional demeanor, have ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be flexible, and able to prioritize projects


Other skills/attributes:

  • Demonstrated alignment with Axovant values and culture

  • MS Office with an emphasis on complex document creation/formatting skills.

  • Excellent communication and social skills; projects the most professional and courteous image to internal and external parties. Ability to multitask and manage multiple assignments and responsibilities.

Working conditions (ability to travel, lifting….etc.):

  • Office


This is an exciting time to join the field of gene therapy in general, and to become a part of Axovant Gene Therapies’ fast-growing dedicated team. Axovant Gene Therapies is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: AXGT). We offer an exciting, meaningful and collaborative fast-paced environment with a foundation of sound and rigorous science. Competitive compensation and benefits package can be expected.

All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: HR@axovant.com



We maintain a list of approved professional recruiting agencies with which we have signed agreements. Candidates will be considered only when the agency has a signed agreement and Human Resources authorization to present candidates for a specified position(s). Candidates submitted outside of this process are considered unsolicited and will not be considered. Agencies interested in establishing a relationship with Axovant may send company information to careers@axovant.com. A member of the Human Resources team will contact you if we require the services your company offers.


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New York, NY 10036
United States

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