Management- en Office-Assistant

Management- en Office-Assistant

Published Deadline Location
10 Jul 1 Sep Wageningen

Job description

Are you a proactive management and office assistant, and an administrative allrounder? Are you fluent in Dutch and English? Do you maintain an overview and serve as a communicatively adept point of contact for both colleagues and external contacts? Then we are looking for you!

For two teams at Wageningen Environmental Research (WENR), the Earth Observation and Environmental Informatics team and the Sustainable Soil Management team, we are seeking an independent management and office assistant who provides administrative support to both teams. This position is for 0.5 FTE.

You are accurate, good at setting priorities, and have a friendly yet firm personality. You take initiative, can handle a variety of tasks, and are adept at monitoring and anticipating the processes within a secretariat. As a management and office assistant, you will work not only for the management of the teams but also support the entire team where needed.

Your tasks as a management and office assistant include:
  • Correspondence & agenda management,
  • Preparing and organizing meetings,
  • Booking travel and placing orders. You will also perform control tasks related to finances, including contract routing.
  • Maintaining contact between Finance, HRM, and the research teams, and acting proactively in these areas.
  • Internally guiding quotation and contract processes. Additionally, directly project-related (non-financial) tasks may be part of your contribution upon request by project leaders.
  • Supporting the opening of vacancies and recruitment of personnel.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

  • Administrative or secretarial education at secondary vocational education level or another relevant qualification
  • Good knowledge of Dutch (B2) and English (B2), and experience with MS Office packages
  • Able to work independently but also a team player who is customer and service-oriented
  • A friendly and firm personality
  • Extensive relevant work experience

The work is approximately 50/50 divided between the two teams.

Conditions of employment

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation hours by working more;
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8,3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. We offer, depending on your experience, a competitive gross salary of between €2.388,- and €3.245,- for a full-time working week of 36 hours, in accordance with the CLA Wageningen Research (scale 6). You will initially receive a one-year contract, which will be extended to an open-ended contract upon in mutual enthusiasm.

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a multi-faceted position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland and with your work you have a clear and positive impact on society. At WUR we work on the most pressing challenges of our time, like climate change and feeding the world in a sustainable way.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With its roughly 30 branches, 7,600 employees (6,700 fte) and 13,100 students and over 150,000 participants to WUR’s Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.

Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch the video below to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves, so no employment agencies please. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Gert Jan Reinds, Team lead Sustainable Soil Use, e-mail; gertjan.reinds@wur.nl or Sander Janssen, Team lead Earth Informatics, sander.janssen@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including September 1st 2024. We hope to schedule the first job interviews soon afterwards.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Agriculture
  • max. 18 hours per week
  • €2388—€3245 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level +
  • P1562066-1

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Location

Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Gert Jan Reinds, Team lead Sustainable Soil Use, e-mail; gertjan.reinds@wur.nl or Sander Janssen, Team lead Earth Informatics, sander.janssen@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including September 1st 2024. We hope to schedule the first job interviews soon afterwards.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Application procedure

Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Gert Jan Reinds, Team lead Sustainable Soil Use, e-mail; gertjan.reinds@wur.nl or Sander Janssen, Team lead Earth Informatics, sander.janssen@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including September 1st 2024. We hope to schedule the first job interviews soon afterwards.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Sep 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).