Esko, a packaging software company with headquarters in Ghent, is looking for a Personal Assistant to the Vice President Human Resources & Internal Communications.
Are you born to take initiative? Can you bring structure into a busy VP’s work life? Do you have experience in a similar function and love to write internal communications to empower and encourage employees? Then you are the perfect person for this job… we would love to have you on this journey with us.
As the Personal Assistant to the VP of Human Resources, you will…
+ … be a critical thinker, a person with a “can do it” attitude and a strong personality. Partnering with the VP to help them accomplish goals.
+ … take initiative in running the VP’s travel and calendar, taking into account different global time zones as the company has employees in the US, Asia, and Europe.
+ … ensure all deadlines are met and proactively filter emails to delegate to the relevant direct reports or colleagues, to ensure you get the best result.
+ … take pride in working with the highest levels of attention to detail, completing work to excellent standards, as well as working independently and eager to learn more about the industry and company.
+ … have experience in HR matters and are used to writing personnel communications in English.
+ … love being a sounding board to the VP in complex matters and, acting as a partner, give advice in an objective and confidential way.
Qualifications and Experience Required
Are you the perfect candidate we are looking for?
+ Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar function in an international company – experience working with an Executive Vice President is essential.
+ Bachelor Degree, ideally in Administration/Communication/HR.
+ You have phenomenal organizational skills and know how to efficiently handle all tasks accurately and in a timely manner, an analytical mind is a must!
+ You have integrity and are discrete, reliable and dedicated.
+ You are proactive and think along to tackle problems even before they arise.
+ Excellent knowledge of MS office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio).
+ You speak and write fluently in English and Dutch.
+ What do we offer?
At Esko, we help our customers create the best packaging for billions of consumers. Our product portfolio supports and manages the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, designers, pre-media and trade shops, packaging manufacturers and converters. As Esko associates, we are passionate about packaging and strive to connect with our customers about the latest packaging trends and best practices. Here at Esko, we empower creativity and unconventional thinking to help us uncover breakthrough solutions and accelerate the pace of innovation. We believe with conviction that diversity helps us uncover more powerful customer insights and ultimately creates a competitive advantage in the markets we serve. Esko employs about 1,800 people worldwide and is a Danaher company. Headquartered in Gent (Belgium), its sales and service organization is in daily contact with customers all over the globe.You will be part of a lively team and have the opportunity to work 1 day per week from home. Lunch vouchers, group and medical insurance included.
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