Executive Support Specialist

  • Permanent contract
  • Full-time
  • Junior Level
  • MS/MSc, MA
  • General

Mission

We are seeking a highly skilled and organized professional with an academic background in business and an interest in agrifood sector, to join our company as an Executive Support Specialist. In this role, you will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hendrix Genetics, providing critical support in preparing for meetings, drafting memos, and developing business cases. Your primary focus will be on the effective implementation of the company's business strategy.

Profile

What are your responsibilities?

  • Meeting Preparation: Collaborate with the CEO to prepare for meetings by researching and gathering relevant information. Create detailed agendas, compile necessary documents, and ensure the CEO is well-prepared for discussions. Coordinate with various business units to gather information and insights necessary for decision-making discussions.

  • Memo Writing: Develop clear and concise memos on various business topics, summarizing key information and providing actionable insights. Communicate complex concepts in a straightforward manner.
  • Business Case Development: Provide support Business Units in developing complete business cases for key strategic initiatives using company templates. Ensure business cases are aligned with the overall company strategy and provide clear insights into potential risks and benefits.
  • Communication Liaison: Serve as a liaison between the CEO and various internal stakeholders. Facilitate effective communication, ensuring that key messages are conveyed accurately and in a timely manner.

Who are you?

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Familiarity with the animal genetics industry is a pre
  • Superior computer skills
  • Excellent in English language (written and verbal)
  • A pro-active and service oriented team player
  • A good communicator
  • Highly accurate; able to pay attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Great in planning and organizing

What is in for me?
  • Able to grow and develop within the organization.
  • The time and space to adapt to challenges and get the job done
  • A team of passionate, hard-working professionals who also know when and how to relax
  • Our people matter to us. Regardless of the field you work in, expect a friendly atmosphere where everybody counts
  • An open-minded and international atmosphere with over 3,000 employees in more than 25 countries worldwide

We welcome applications up to 8 April 2024