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Position: Secretary
Institution: Maastricht University
Location: Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
Duties: Assist management and staff members in diverse tasks, including HR-related tasks, education and research related activities; Offer project support; Handle purchases; Develop and maintain overview of group finances in relevant systems; Translate University regulations, policies and procedures into local practice; Arrange travel plans and organise travels and reimbursements; Assist in hosting guests and organizing meetings and activities; Ensure a well maintained office; Acquire additional necessary skills on-the-job
Requirements: You have a relevant degree and a number of years of relevant experience; You have demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and verbal communication skills; You have a good command of English and Dutch both in oral and written communication; You are proficient in using Microsoft Office and SAP and you get easily acquainted with other (administrative) systems; You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse cultures and populations including researchers, administrators, PhD students and faculty members
   
Text: Secretary @ the department of Gravitational Waves and Fundamental Physics Published Deadline Location today 30 Sep Maastricht Job description At the Department of Gravitational Waves and Fundamental Physics, we are currently looking for a secretary to support the management and staff on administrative & organizational issues . We are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active, organized and sociable person. You are a team player, flexible and able to multitask. You have affinity with an innovative research environment, like to take initiative, are both process- and result driven and pay attention to detail. Position Description Assist management and staff members in diverse tasks, including HR-related tasks, education and research related activities Offer project support Handle purchases Develop and maintain overview of group finances in relevant systems Translate University regulations, policies and procedures into local practice Arrange travel plans and organise travels and reimbursements Assist in hosting guests and organizing meetings and activities Ensure a well maintained office Acquire additional necessary skills on-the-job Specifications 24—38 hours per week Maastricht View on Google Maps Maastricht University (UM) Requirements Qualifications You have a relevant degree and a number of years of relevant experience You have demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and verbal communication skills You have a good command of English and Dutch both in oral and written communication You are proficient in using Microsoft Office and SAP and you get easily acquainted with other (administrative) systems You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse cultures and populations including researchers, administrators, PhD students and faculty members You are able to maintain composure under time pressure, take initiative, and solve problems creatively, independently and tactfully You are an enthusiastic self-starter, who is able to work both independently and as part of a team Conditions of employment Terms of employment · 24-38 hours per week · The position is initially offered for one year, subject to evaluation and funding, the position is eligible for extension. · Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and work experience. The salary will be set in salary scale 7 of the collective labour agreement of the Dutch Universities (expected minimum € 2.329,- for a full-time job (38 hours/week). On top of this, there is an 8% holiday and an 8.3% year-end allowance. · We offer you a stimulating working environment with excellent facilities for professional and personal development. The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM . Employer Maastricht University Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. Additional information Faculty of Science and Engineering The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is home to several outstanding departments and institutions covering education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as well as the liberal arts and sciences. Department of Gravitational Waves and Fundamental Physics The Department of Gravitational Waves and Fundamental Physics (GWFP) at Maastricht University is a recently established centre led by Professor Stefan Hild. GWFP currently consists of 15 full time assistant, associate and full professors, post-docs and PhD students and further growth is expected. GWFP members are part of large international collaborations like the LIGO scientific collaboration, the Virgo collaboration or the LHCb collaboration at CERN. One of the key activities of the department is the construction and development of ETpathfinder, a test facility for the Einstein Telescope, a project lead by the University of Maastricht, which involves 14 partner institutions from the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Twitter
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