Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy, Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving the circular economy as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is the company behind some of the world’s most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge.
Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products. If you would like to get more information about our corporate organization in Switzerland specifically, please visit our company profile.
No agencies can be considered for this job posting, and no agency involvement is required unless contractually assigned.
As we continue to look for more sustainable ways to build, we need world-class talent to join our team. People who are passionate about sustainability, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
For our Group Communications department, we are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join a high performing team, delivering results in a fast moving environment.
Support the Group Head of Communications with administrative tasks (calendar management and appointment scheduling, expenses, etc.)
Coordinate travel arrangements, including hotels and transportation, visas and additional travel documents
Undertake other responsibilities as necessary and/or assigned by management
Handle vendor invoices and purchase orders, check invoices and expense reports (SAP)
Obtain and verify required financial information to enable payment of vendor and consultant invoices
Ensure an appropriate working environment (office supply, meeting room booking, refreshments, smooth running of office equipment etc)
Support team members with various administrative tasks (redirecting calls, queries, etc.)
Collaborate with admin assistants from other departments regarding ways of working, meetings and events
Liaise with the team, partners and vendors to obtain required information to process contracts
Maintain files and records with effective filing systems
Support with administrative onboarding of new employees / contractors
Update internal operations guidelines and working manuals
Set up and organize internal and external meetings, conference calls and video conferences and ensure proper preparation of information for and briefing of involved parties needed
Floor warden duties
Administrative education or similar
3-5 years successful experience in providing support to management and teams
Exposure to Google-Suite applications and SAP
Accurate, reliable and able to deal with sensitive and confidential information
Able to anticipate needs of (senior) stakeholders
Strong customer focus
Flexible and able to cope with ambiguity, drive tasks to completion
Highly effective time management, planning and organizational skills, able to manage multiple tasks and set priority
Sensitive to multiple foreign cultures and interact with people at all levels
Native German speaker. Business fluent in English (written and spoken). Additional languages (eg. French) would be an advantage. Local Employment N/A