Philips IT Executive Assistent in Eindhoven, Netherlands

The Executive Assistant is experienced in all standard secretarial tasks. They work in a very large and complex organisation where substantial interests

are at stake, the effects of which affect the entire Philips company or a large proportion of it. Therefore, the job at any level demands knowledge, experience and

understanding of the organisation, the often conflicting interests at play and the many business processes and disciplines that are managed by the Manager.

In addition, in this category of jobs the Executive Assistant has to make decisions without consulting others and is held responsible for these decisions afterwards. In

view of the conflicting interests, the nature of the contacts is very critical.

A further aspect is the need to be able to think ahead and to take action in such a way as to enable decision-making processes and priorities, for example, to be

controlled more effectively by the Executive. Because the Executive holds a higher position in the organisation, the consequences of the Executive Assistant’s

decisions and actions as part of the normal course of the job are substantial

Key Areas of Responsibility

All standard secretarial tasks.

Performs, entirely independently, the full range of secretarial tasks which involve a very high level of responsibility and are of a confidential nature for an Executive (typically at EL1-

2 level), and his nearest employees.

Arranges that activities/processes in the own organisation tune with the demands of the superior.

Undiscussed reputation.

Pro-active; looking ahead.

Empathic capabilities

Dimensions Relating to Know-How: Professional Knowledge, Managerial Breadth, Human Relation Skills

Profound understanding of the complexity of the organisation.

Influencing and communicating with people are important, but not overriding

considerations.

Excellent communication skills.

Often has to take decisions on own behalf and is usually not able to rely on others for specific support.

Dimensions Relating to Problem Solving: Thinking Challenge & Complexity

The working environment is a larger organisation which incorporates a number of business disciplines

Dimensions Relating to Accountability: Freedom to Act, Magnitude, Decision Making

Often has to take decisions on own behalf and is usually not able to rely on others for specific support.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

You will work for a very large and complex organization where substantial interests are at stake, the effects of which affect the entire Philips company or a large proportion of it. Therefore, the job at any level demands knowledge, experience and understanding of the organization, the often conflicting interests at play and the many business processes and disciplines that are managed by the Manager.

You are responsible for

  • standard secretarial tasks

  • Perform, entirely independently, the full range of secretarial tasks which involve a very high level of responsibility and are of a confidential nature for an Executive and his/hers nearest employees.

  • Arranges that activities/processes in the own organisation tune with the demands of the superior. You are a part of You will assist the IT Governance Lead. You work closely with the other assistants in the team. There is a buddy system to get you up to speed when you make your start in the team. You will be based on the Hight Tech Campus, Eindhoven. To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Minimum Bachelor degree is a preference

  • Experience as an assistant a must, on Executive level is a preference

  • You’re used to work with confidential information, your integrity is therefore flawless

  • Prioritize actions is one of your talents

  • You are proactive and don’t have a 9-5 mentality

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme (employee contribution fee 2%), and attractive collective health insurance package ‘

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

  • A relocation package will be provided and travel expenses will be covered according to Philips policies, if applicable.

Why should you join Philips?

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