Management Assistant at the Donders Centre for Cognition

Management Assistant at the Donders Centre for Cognition

Published Deadline Location
4 Jul 21 Aug Nijmegen

Job description

Do you like variety in your work, are you flexible and do you master administrative systems quickly? Then you have a part to play as a management assistant within the Donders Centre for Cognition. Come work for a world-class research centre where the terms of employment focus on your needs and your knowledge and skills will be valued. 
The Donders Centre for Cognition, embedded in the Faculty of Social Sciences, has an opening for a Management Assistant. For your group, you will act as a central point of contact for queries from staff, students and external parties; organise and supervise events and various meetings and assist communication actions. You will act as the central point of contact for new personnel and facilitate hiring processes. You will order goods and services. You will handle telephone calls and manage (complex) agendas and email and occasionally take minutes. Also, you will be a member of the DCC support team; together with your colleagues you will support our staff in administrative, organisational and social activities within our institute.

Specifications

Radboud University

Requirements

  • You are fluent in spoken and written English and Dutch.
  • You have above-average office ICT skills (especially PowerPoint, Teams, organisation of hybrid meetings, and Excel).
  • You are preferably used to working in a science environment with academic staff, or have experience working with professionals in a large complex organisation.
  • You are proactive, accurate, immune to stress and result-oriented.
  • You are capable of keeping things organised in a dynamic environment.
  • You have experience with the described responsibilities.
  • You have planning and organisational talent.
  • You are a team player with a good sense of humour.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: It concerns a temporary employment for 1 year, with the prospect of a permanent position after positive evaluation.

  • It concerns an employment for 0.5 FTE.
  • The gross monthly salary amounts to a minimum of €2,471 and a maximum of €3,336 based on a 38-hour working week, depending on previous education and number of years of relevant work experience (salary scale 7).
  • You will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • It concerns a temporary employment for 1 year, with the prospect of a permanent position after positive evaluation.
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
  • Working for us means getting extra days off. In case of full-time employment, you can choose between 29 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the legally allotted 20.
Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.

Employer

The Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour is a world-class interfaculty research centre that houses more than 700 researchers devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of the human mind. Research at the Donders Institute is focused around four themes: 1. Language and communication, 2. Perception, action and control, 3. Plasticity and memory, 4. Neural computation and neurotechnology. Excellent, state-of-the-art research facilities are available for the broad range of neuroscience, including the developmental research facilities of the Baby and Child Research Center, advanced neuroimaging, eye movement registration, and motion- tracking labs. The Donders Institute has been assessed by an international evaluation committee as 'excellent' and recognised as a 'very stimulating environment for top researchers, as well as for young talent'. The Donders Institute fosters a collaborative, multidisciplinary, supportive environment with a diverse international staff. English is the lingua franca at the Institute.


Radboud University

We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 24,000 students and 5,600 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning. You have a part to play!

Additional information

For questions about the position, please contact Maaike Rengers, Management Director at +31 6 29 64 64 15 or m.rengers@donders.ru.nl.

Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • max. 20 hours per week
  • €2471—€3336 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level
  • 1192879

Employer

Location

Houtlaan 4, 6525 XZ, Nijmegen

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Application procedure

You can apply until 21 August, exclusively using the button below. Kindly address your application to Maaike Rengers. Please fill in the application form and attach the following documents:
  • A Letter of motivation.
  • Your CV.
The first round of interviews will take place on Wednesday 24 August. You would preferably begin employment on 1 September 2022.
We can imagine you're curious about our application procedure. It offers a rough outline of what you can expect during the application process, how we handle your personal data and how we deal with internal and external candidates.

Application procedure

Application procedure

You can apply until 21 August, exclusively using the button below. Kindly address your application to Maaike Rengers. Please fill in the application form and attach the following documents:
  • A Letter of motivation.
  • Your CV.
The first round of interviews will take place on Wednesday 24 August. You would preferably begin employment on 1 September 2022.
We can imagine you're curious about our application procedure. It offers a rough outline of what you can expect during the application process, how we handle your personal data and how we deal with internal and external candidates.

Make sure to apply no later than 21 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).