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Administrative Assistant

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The position
For the family holding of Van Oord we are looking for an Administrative Assistant. 

For the position of Administrative Assistant you are able to perform common administrative work quickly and carefully. You will be working in a small team of two secretaries with very varied tasks. It is important that you are pro-active and that you always challenge yourself and colleagues to work more efficient. The intensity of the work fluctuates regularly due to the dynamic work environment of the organization. You are flexible, because sometimes you are present during a meeting held outside office hours or at an evening event. The position is for minimum 32 and maximum 40 hour a week (to be filled in mutual consultation). 

Your responsibilities

As administrative assistant you are responsible for specific financial administration, like processing mutations and declarations, making invoices, preparing payments, processing project administration, preparing financial overviews and update various data bases. We expect that you can handle (very) confidential information tactfully and with integrity. Besides, you: 

  • send e-mails and letters and process the mail; 
  • prepare meeting documents for dispatch; 
  • order flower and books; 
  • prepare meetings and arrange meeting rooms; 
  • organize events and trips. 

Job requirements

As an Administrative Assistant you are involved in the most common activities and able to create added value for the team. You have experience and good knowledge of all features of Office 365 and know how to translate this to your own work and the work of the rest of the team, so that the features are used optimally and to the max. Furthermore, you:   

  • have HBO working and thinking level and a degree in SPD Business Administration or Accountancy; 
  • have at least 10 years of work experience in a similar role; 
  • enjoy working in a close team; 
  • advise your supervisor about administrative processes and how to improve them;  
  • have good command of the Dutch and English language (spoken and written, your motivational letter has to be written in Dutch). 

We offer

A challenging role in a dynamic international working environment with short lines with the business. You become part of a professional team with an informal and collegial working atmosphere. Furthermore, we offer: 

  • a salary that fits your responsibilities and experiences; 
  • flexible working hours; 
  • more than average number of holidays and an excellent pension scheme; 
  • an informal team in which a pleasant working environment and cooperation are central; 
  • a variable bonus; 
  • more than enough opportunities to develop yourself. 

About Van Oord
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.

Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology. 

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