HR Team - Executive Assistant



Provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President HR and wider HR department to ensure efficient management and running of the HR function on a day-to-day level.




  • Take charge of all kind of correspondence independently, to ensure timely and accurate response
  • Working with sensitive and confidential employee data
  • Format, type and edit a variety of material, including correspondence, memos, minutes, reports and confidential material
  • Maintain and update (sensitive and confidential) department/employee files, records, (organizational) charts, subscriptions and publications
  • Receive and screen telephone calls, monitor mail entry and administer the department owned e-mail accounts
  • Schedule internal and external meetings/conferences
  • Coordinate and execute all travel arrangements for team members including flight and hotel booking visa securing, car reservations and airport pick-up arrangements and immediately providing solutions to problems requiring knowledge of department policies and procedures
  • Complete travel expense reports
  • Handle the department cost-center on at the respective level, including regular monitoring for budgets, approval of invoices to ensure correct accounting transactions
  • Key contact point for information management (e.g. intranet), ensure content of the intranet is up to date
  • Proactively/ independently carry out special projects and assignments
  • Assist in and coordinate projects and assignments as requested/directed (please give examples)
  • Take over administrative and coordinative tasks of department members as requested
  • Handle assigned operational tasks of respective department under supervision




  • HR team based in Amsterdam
  • HR Europe
  • Peers and stakeholders of VP HR Europe Markets & AMS HQ
  • Supporting functions: Finance, Procurement, Facilities, etc.




  • Proven experience as an Executive Assistant, ideally in a dynamic and diverse work environment
  • An excellent service minded and can-do attitude. 
  • Pro-active E2E thinking, understanding dependencies and preferences
  • Very good language skills, English and Dutch both written and spoken
  • Strong communication skills, especially throughout all hierarchy levels
  • High level of service orientation in dealing with internal and external stakeholders/customers
  • Excellent in handling sensitive and confidential employee data
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • First project management experience preferred
  • Excellent PC software skills
  • Excellent knowledge on new media & applications
  • Bachelor degree in Business, Human Resources, Communication, or any other related education field

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Job Title:  HR Team - Executive Assistant

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Administrative
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  361093
Date:  Aug 31, 2021