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Office Manager/ Executive Assistant, Regional Office

Job Name

Office Manager/ Executive Assistant, Regional Office






Human Resources

Reporting Line:

VP Human Resources EUROC

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Janine Meinema

About the role

Your Opportunity

As an Office Manager / Executive Assistant you are responsible for all office related topics and for the support of the European Leadership Team (ELT) based in Amsterdam.

With your positive mindset and the "I can do" mentality you are the contact person for our Primos (colleagues) in the Amsterdam office. As well you are the point of contact for our external relations.

About You 

You are not afraid of exceeding expectations, going above and beyond for your Primos – think about Fearless, Founders and family attitude.

You love to organize and keep the office going without any hiccups. You are straight to the point and do not mind rolling up your sleeves to get the job done. Strong problem-solving skills and quick on your feet.

Creativity? You could say you have a sprinkle of it, from organizing and catering meetings to organizing Halloween, Valentine or Christmas events, this is where you can show off that sparkle.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Support the European Leadership Team with presentations, reports, and memos, strong ability and knowledge of the English language and Microsoft skills needed.
  • Welcome our visitors, take incoming calls, organize mailings.
  • Organize meetings including the logistics and any administrative support needed.
  • Perform various administrative tasks for all teams such as office supplies, signatures collection, organization of team & office events etc.
  • Make all necessary travel arrangements & bookings, coordinate VISA applications and other trip requirements as necessary, for the European Leadership members.
  • Prepare expense reports for ELT members, create purchase orders, follow-up of invoice.
  • Manage facilities and equipment for the Amsterdam office: stock management, stakeholder management, etc.
  • Manage Office Budget

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Business Skills
    • Excellent MS tools knowledge (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, SAP)
  • Leadership Skills
    • Communication & listening skills
    • Excellent planning & organizational skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet target deadlines
    • Able to manage high volume workload Ability to manage priorities
    • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • Functional Skills
    • Good understanding of accounting processes and procedures (particularly budgeting and expense control)
Personal Qualities
  • People person – you can interact at ease with a diverse range of people, we at our Amsterdam office take pride on a creating an open and safe space for anyone from anywhere at any age.
  • Organised – you know what is happening, where, with who, and what is needed. You are ahead of the game when it comes to understanding the needs of your colleagues.
  • Problem Solver – problems? No such thing, only solutions, where there is a will there is a way. You will find out how it will become possible while remaining your cool self.
  • Creative – you are unique, you like to add your touch, not scared to share your thoughts when organising an event or creating and presentation
  • Early career job opportunity for graduate from hospitality industry.

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.