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Junior Executive Assistant to the Director

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Your function

As a Junior Executive Assistant you will provide executive, administrative and organizational support to the Director Standardization and Digital Solution of CEN-CENELEC and will report directly to her. In the beginning you will work with the current Executive Assistant who will be pleased to share her knowledge. As a teamworker, you will take initiative to build a strong and functional team with other co-workers.

Your main tasks as an Executive Assistant:

• preparing drafts of various volume, reports, memos and letters; amending and finalizing documents (having an active input in the document's production); preparing and editing correspondence on behalf of the Director
• performing quality check of the correspondence for the signature by the Director (including editing and proofreading)
• taking minutes of specific meetings and making sure that the action items from the meeting are executed
• acting as the professional image for the Director for following up identified activities by taking action as required; chasing for data and input as and when required (both with internal and external parties)
• screening incoming mails and calls, and handling them when appropriate
• taking the initiative to identify urgent and important issues and redirecting them to the relevant colleague for action
• organizing and maintaining diaries and feeding the calendar with relevant updates
• meeting and interacting with visitors at all levels of seniority
• planning and organizing (from a to z) specific events, meetings, business travels ect

Your profile

  • You have an excellent level of English, both written and spoken
  • You are fresh out of school or you have a few years of working experience
  • You have an analytical mindset
  • Detail, proactivity and accuracy are your middle name
  • You are eager to learn about many rules and proceduresto become an expert in your field
  • You take ownership and resist to stress
  • You are proficient with MS applications (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)

Our client

Our client is ideally situated in the European quarter of Brussels and easily accessible by public transport. Together, CEN and CENELEC provide a platform for the development of European Standards and other technical specifications across a wide range of sectors. They work closely with the European Commission to ensure that standards correspond with any relevant EU legislation.

Our client offers

  • You will be part of a very international team within an organisation that takes care of their employees and offers evolution possibilities
  • Unique opportunity for young graduated talents who are looking for a first work experience
  • A permanent contract of 38 hours per week with possibility of homeworking after 3 months seniority
  • Besides a nice remuneration package, they also offer fringe benefits such as flexible working hours, lunch vouchers, hospitalization and group insurance, transport indemnities and extra holidays
  • As a junior executive assistant you will enjoy several contacts across the organization


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Wahiba Tehraoui
T: (0) 2 7097 263

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