Management Assistant

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Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Zwevegem, BE

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential

  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible

  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel

  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people

  • Diversity – Together, we create change

About the role

As Executive Assistant you will contribute to the efficiency of the Bekaert businesses by providing timely and personal support.

Your Impact as Executive Assistant:

  • You manage and optimize the complex schedule of the Divisional CEO of Rubbery Reinforcement.

  • You arrange and optimize business travel according to travel purposes and schedules.

  • You organize internal and external meetings, workshops, seminars, visits, etc. ensuring the necessary documentation & logistics are available.

  • You follow up on e-mails, to-dos and deadlines.

  • You maintain optimal documentation archiving.

  • You prepare periodic and ad hoc reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and dashboards, based on various data, personal research, and effective stakeholder management.

  • You support the onboarding of new colleagues, in collaboration with HR, IT and hiring managers.

  • You help organize corporate events and team building initiatives.

  • You collaborate closely with the Assistants following up on the RR Leadership Team.


About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • You have solid experience as an Executive Assistant, preferably in a fast-paced international environment.

  • You have excellent knowledge of all MS Office.

  • You respond with appropriate urgency to emergent situations, thrive under pressure and adhere strictly to deadlines.

  • You are a team player but also a self-starter in organizing, researching, and getting things done.

  • You speak and write English fluently. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.

  • You are culturally sensitive, honest, proactive, and reliable.

  • You have a problem-solving attitude.

  • You know how to maintain the highest level of discretion and confidentiality in every situation.


What is in it for you?

  • A competitive salary with benefits.

  • Hybrid work schedule.

  • 20 vacation days +17 ADV days.

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.

  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.

  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international).

  • Cool colleagues all over the world


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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