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Management Assistant

Are you interested in being a secretary in an international organization and do you enjoy providing support to the team in Guatemala? If so, apply for this Management Assistant position at our office in Guatemala City
The Management Assistant position at Rijk Zwaan Guatemala
Within this role, you are responsible for the agenda and incoming information for the managers and you take action where necessary. You will organize meetings, make appointments and you will arrange the business trips and accommodation for the colleagues. Furthermore you will screen incoming phone calls, enquiries and requests and will deal with all the correspondence. Events, demos and exhibitions will be organized by you.
Supporting marketing & communication tasks will also be part of your responsibility.
Staying in contact with other subsidiaries of Rijk Zwaan and with the head office in The Netherlands is also part of your job.
We are looking for a Management Assistant with:
  • Completion of secondary education is required with professional/university level courses in administration, communication or marketing related studies.
  • Three or more years of experience in related positions
  • Experience in MS Office, CRM systems.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required.
In addition, you have a high degree of motivation, flexibility and you are willing to learn. You are a good planner, well organized and accurate.
We are seeking a team player with good interpersonal skills (discretion and confidentiality) and good communication skills – both verbal and written. You enjoy to organize things and to promote improvements and new ideas for the area.  A team mentality and the ability to establish and develop contacts and relations in diverse cultures are indispensable qualities.
We offer you a:
  • Competitive salary and legal benefits
  • medical and life expenses insurance
  • Culture based on principles and values
  • Other benefits
You can address your application (cv and motivation letter) to Svenja van Lunszen (Advisor Human Resources). Simply click on ‘Apply’ at the bottom of this page to apply directly. 
We will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible.
An assessment (and screening) will be part of the procedure.

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?
Rijk Zwaan is an international family company with a people-oriented culture. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced from them globally.
From our strategic position we contribute to the world food supply. Everything we do is about growth. The growth of natural products that we export around the world. The growth of our company, which currently employs over 3,300 people in more than 30 countries. And above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential.

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