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Management Assistant

  • Posted: 19 Jan 2024
  • Assistant
  • Hoofddorp
  • Netherlands
  • On-site

About the job

The Management Assistant will be responsible to enable the Strategy Director and Sustainability Senior Director and their team members to carry out their day-to-day work and responsibilities. You will play a vital role in supporting the full team with activities and projects, such us helping with project materials and organizing events.

You will have multiple, often simultaneous tasks that will include managing several complex international calendars containing internal and external meetings, workshops and symposia, (video) conferences, (last minute) travelling arrangements, and budget tracking. In a smooth and discrete way, you build relationships that are crucial for the success of the organization. As such, you carry out the role of ‘gatekeeper’, as well as the role of ‘gateway’.

About you

First and foremost, you are a proactive and effective professional, who gets fulfilment in giving the best possible support. You must have high levels of ownership and accountability, being able to put yourself in your managers’ shoes.


For this role:

  • you have an administrative background.
  • at least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook tools is also required.
  • You have an excellent command of the English language.
  • Moreover, you have fun in your job and give your best to contribute to a nice and professional work environment.

About us

Working here you will need to enjoy a fast-paced, rapidly changing agenda, yet packed with opportunities. You will work with some of the best-known brands in the world. Part of the Danone group are Evian, Nutricia, Alpro Soya,  Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.


We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.


Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?


We Offer

All Danoners receive a complete package of benefits. This includes a competitive salary and yearly bonus, a premium free pension and great discounts on health insurance and Danone products. We understand the importance of flexibility and offer 30 days of annual leave (with the opportunity to purchase more) and a hybrid working environment, where you can work either from home or from one of our People Hubs in Hoofddorp, Utrecht and Rijswijk.


What’s next?


It’s simple – hit the “apply” button until the deadline 15th February 2024. In order to comply with GDPR we can’t process your personal data without your given consent, so please apply directly via our career website. Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you.


Need more information? Please contact Susanne Burger-van der Zwart, Talent Scout on Susanne.BURGER-VAN-DER-ZWART@danone.com 


Part of the interview process will be a telephone screening, followed by a first and final round interview.