The challenge

As a Secretary (24 - 32 hours) you ensure structural and project based administrative and other support to the Shimano Europe Fishing Holding.

Your tasks will include:

  • Ensure a correct and timely follow up of administrative tasks, like telephone, correspondence and meeting minutes arrangements;
  • Take care of a well organised and transparent set up of administration, files and information;
  • Take care of a complete, accessible and transparent documentation of all jobs and projects;
  • Execute and support in specific departmental jobs and projects;
  • Follow up travel and lodging requests according to the set guidelines and within the set budget;
  • Maintain relevant (customer, supplier e.a.) databases;
  • Support the department on miscellaneous activities and back-up reception on request.

What are we looking for?

  • You have a finalized secretarial education on HBO-level and approximately 3 years working experience in a similar job, preferably in an international organization;
  • You have excellent language skills in Dutch and English, both verbally as in writing. Because of the international character of our organization, language skills in German are considered a plus;
  • You have practical experience with and knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and IBM Notes.

Must haves

  • You have a customer oriented approach. You ensure clear communication towards colleagues and others and keep them updated on work progress;
  • You work with others toward a collective goal. You see when colleagues and others need help and offer unrequested help if this contributes to achieving the goal;
  • You are strong in planning and organizing. You are able to set priorities without losing sight of the department interests. Next to this you can combine various activities in an effective manner;
  • You have strong analytical skills. You map out what information is available and what is missing, in order to tackle issues on time. You think deeply before asking other people's help;
  • You can switch easily. You adapt your own (re)actions and behavior if required to do so by circumstances or (re)actions of other people;
  • You are pro-active. You look ahead and you anticipate developments.

What do we have to offer?

Next to solid primary and secondary working conditions Shimano is offering:

  • A challenging job within an international and dynamic environment.
  • A highly motivated, social and dedicated team of professionals.
  • Room for study & development
  • A salary based on your education and experience.
  • A variable bonuses based on team and individual results.
  • Flexible working hours.

Our Team

Shimano is a leading worldwide supplier of highly advanced bicycle components, fishing tackle, and other sports equipment. Shimano Europe Holding B.V. is the intermediate between the head quarter in Japan and the European bicycle market for marketing, sales, product development and technical service. International teamwork is important at Shimano and this becomes visible in the different nationalities working together and sharing responsibility for the success of Shimano in Europe.

"To promote health and happiness through the enjoyment of nature and the world around us"

Shimano employees are dedicated, loyal and are experiencing Shimano as a good employer in a pleasant working environment. Our people have fun in their work, fit into the organizational culture and are especially proud to work for Shimano!

Do you want to join our team?

Please send your application letter and Curriculum Vitae via the ‘Apply’-button below.



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