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Secretary / Administrative Assistant

Ref: 15132994

Posted on 21 July 2022
Job Location
Noordwijk Zh
Contract Type
Posting

Functieprofiel

We are looking for a Secretary / Administrative Assistant (M1) to join our Modis Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands.

General tasks to be performed:

  • 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.

In addition to the above that correspond to standard activities in support to an organisational unit, the work package may also cover the following tasks:

  • 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.

Bedrijfsprofiel

Modis has proudly supported the Aerospace & Defence industry in the Netherlands for decades. Our partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) has been one of the many success stories allowing our people to expand their career horizons. Modis experts are contributing to some of the most important technical advances in Aerospace and Defence which impact the way we live our lives today, through specialised engineering expertise and other required skillsets. This could be your future. Become part of our successful team!

About ESA-ESTEC

The European Space Agency (ESA) has sites in several European countries.

The European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), has grown into ESA’s largest establishment and the technical and organizational hub of Europe’s space sector. Missions designed and tested at ESTEC are circling Earth, have landed on planetary bodies and have probed far into the Solar System.

The infrastructure and equipment assembled here, together with the expert knowhow of its 2800 personnel, make ESTEC a unique resource for Europe. The work done here by teams skilled in every aspect of engineering for space has enabled the creation of novel communication, navigation and information services, creating new jobs and growth while improving the lives of European and world citizens.

Functie-eisen

To successfully perform the above mentioned tasks, the following background / experience is required:

  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken; knowledge of another official ESA language is an asset.
  • Fluency in Dutch language is a strong asset.
  • A high level of discretion, diplomacy and professionalism is essential to the position, as well as flexibility and a service-oriented approach.
  • Highly proficient with modern electronics office automation tools in particular Microsoft.
  • Office suite and electronic mailing.
  • Familiarity with ESA working environment in a similar position is a distinct advantage.

Please send your CV to recruitmentaerospace@modis.com before 07/09/2022

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