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Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Secretary/Administrative Assistant (D/TIA)

Expires: August 10, 2021

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Job Overview

We are looking for a Secretary on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) for their location in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, to join their directorate of Telecom and Integrated Applications.
Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe and not by ESA.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day support to Unit personnel regarding business travel arrangements, leave management, coordination of training;
  • Dealing with incoming telephone calls and information requests;
  • Analysing incoming correspondence and documentation and managing distribution of outgoing correspondence and documentation;
  • Provision of various logistic support to the Unit;
  • Arrivals (office, phone, computer, security, access to databases, information systems) and departures (deregistration, etc.) of Unit personnel;
  • Ordering of office supplies and maintenance of stationary;
  • Room and resources bookings for meetings and/or events falling under the responsibility of the Unit;
  • Administration and handling of shipment of goods and express mail;
  • Tasks related to documentation management, distribution/registration of mail and documents;
  • Organization of agenda and of meetings;
  • Maintaining documents libraries for the Unit, including maintenance of change log, distribution lists, issue information notes to concerned users;
  • Maintaining and following up actions lists for the Unit and taken minutes of coordination meetings for the Unit;
  • Participation to organisation of events (e.g. workshops, conferences) as required;
  • Support to the Project Review Process;
  • Support to visitor service: including access control, preparing visa applications, distribution of information material;
  • ESA site administration: including periodical update (e.g. daily) of site schedule, updating and distribution of the site telephone list;
  • Participation to the preparation and the publication of internal and external documents, including editing and proofreading;
  • Data collection, extraction from various Corporate applications (e.g. SAP, PRISMA) and from various internal sources and data consistency checking and coherence analysis.

Requirements

Completed secondary education and professional training in administrative and/or clerical support;
At least 2 years of relevant similar working experience;
Highly proficient with modern electronics office automation tools in particular Microsoft Office suite and electronic mailing (preferably Lotus Notes);
Capacity to identify priority actions and handle high workload;
High level of flexibility as well as initiative and team spirit;
Easy contact with personnel and well-balanced autonomy in the execution of the requested tasks;
Rigor, commitment and reliability in the execution of the assigned tasks;
Familiarity with ESA working environment in a similar position is a distinct advantage;
Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken; knowledge of another official ESA language is and asset;
For site specific functions fluent knowledge of Dutch is also required;
Willingness to travel (frequently).

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