Brown-Forman Administrative Assistant (HR) in Moscow, Russia

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant will provide HR/administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner, working on a variety of tasks for the HR Manager and General Manager Russia.

Please send your Resume and Cover letter ONLY in English version, as the rest will be automatically rejected


  • Acting as the administrative point of contact for HR Manager and General Manager Russia

  • Executing Managers’ requests and queries appropriately

  • Managing & processing expatriate documents according to Local Migration legislation

  • Handling all Employee related records according to Labor Legislation (applications, orders, timetables, payroll sheets and calculations, promotions, hiring, terminations, staff schedule update, vacation calendar, travel assignments and registers, personal data protection agreements etc.) related, including timely archiving/destruction of the above according to legislation etc.

  • Handling all Employee related actions within internal HR Systems: Job Evaluation, Recruitment Requests, reflection of all Employee life-circle events in Workday, regular system audits and corrections etc.

  • Managing procurement processes and related internal and regulatory document flow for HR/GM purchase requests, and controlling payment

  • Handling document flow related to compliant employee recruitment (personal data processing agreements; collection and storage of CVs, case studies, and other hiring documents), including timely destruction according to legislation.

  • Developing & designing presentations, analyses and documents relating to the Managers’ needs

  • Making travel arrangements and preparing expense reports for Managers

  • Handling distribution lists, updating headcount data for reporting (with IT help)

  • Preparing communications, quality checking Russian version of corporate communication and/or translation of communication (English->Russian, Russian->English)

  • Calendar coordination (e.g., helping schedule or move meetings)

  • Meetings planning: scheduling, logistics, designing and sending agenda, restaurant selection and booking (with on-trade team input)

  • Russia Conference

  • Training

  • Russia Leadership Team Meetings, including off-site

  • Special meetings around ELT/EULT visitors

  • Helping Managers with interpersonal recognition's (e.g. handling upcoming birthdays/anniversaries calendars, buying “thank you” gifts and notes, and sending on managers’ behalf).

  • Ad Hoc Tasks and Projects e.g.:

  • Program google forms and/or doodles to find meeting times, capture guest meeting attendee info (e.g., flights), post-meeting (e.g., Russia Conference, Training) feedback.

  • Develop google sites to consolidate all info for big meetings like Russia Conference and NY Party (agenda, logistics, attire etc)

  • Create & manage an RULT team google drive.

Must Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree completed or in progress. HR, Labor Economy or Legal fields preferred.


  • Up to 3 years of experience in international companies. Experience of working with SAP, Edwards Enterprise, Workday and/or other data systems preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Discretion.

  • Knowledge of Russian Labor Law and State Document Standard, ability to handle routine administrative tasks with accuracy and diligence

  • Attention to details, strive for best possible quality of results, sense of urgency and responsibility

  • Organized, able to multi-task, with good time management and ability to prioritize tasks to drive projects to completion by agreed deadlines.

  • Service oriented, people oriented, soft touch with people,

  • Balanced, flexible, easy to work, but proactive and assertive when necessary.

  • Demonstrated compelling oral and written communication skills in the international environment

  • Fluent spoken and written English and Russian. Understanding of business language, preferred.

  • IT literate: advanced knowledge in MS Office, Google apps, Survey Monkey (or similar)

  • PowerPoint presentation & info graphic design is an advantage

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About Brown-Forman:


For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach and GlenDronach. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by nearly 4,600 employees and sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide

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Business Area: Europe

City: Moscow

State: Int'l

Country: RUS

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 4527BR