Secretary/Administrative Assistant (Ref. No.: VN18 64)


Place of work
Darmstadt, Germany
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
39455.00-39456.00 EUR/YEAR

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Bring your experience of organising events and conferences to our Strategy, Communications and International Relations team?

Do you thrive in a busy international environment and enjoy the challenge of working in a complex, multi-lingual, high profile organisation? We are looking for someone who is comfortable providing administrative support in a fast-paced environment. Working with our Head of Division and his team, you will provide administrative and logistical support for our numerous international conferences, meetings and workshops. You will be responsible for monitoring and controlling our Document Management System and updating our intranet content. You will contribute to the success of our events by understanding the requirements of our team and international partners when organising events and conferences. This is a challenging and demanding role requiring a keen eye for detail and an ability to find solutions to deal with the unexpected and manage complex travel arrangements

Employee perks, benefits

What we offer

You will work in a collaborative, international environment which offers you a competitive salary and outstanding benefits. You will work with people who are experts in their field. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States.

A great place to work

At EUMETSAT, we monitor the weather, climate and the environment from our satellites every hour of the day and night. We provide data to meteorological organisations who interpret it to enhance and safeguard our daily lives in Europe and around the world. It is used to manage dangerous weather situations, shipping, air travel, farming and construction – in fact you probably use our data every day!

Information about the selection process

Does this sound like you?

Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. The closing date is 16th October. Interviews w/c 19th November.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and French - Intermediate (B1) and German - Intermediate (B1)

Personality requirements and skills

Your work at EUMETSAT

This is an international environment and you must have excellent communication and team working skills to deal tactfully with staff at all levels. You need to be multi-lingual as our working languages are English and French, and for this role you will also need a working knowledge of German. You need to be up to the challenge of working in an organisation which embraces cutting-edge science and technology. Needless to say, we want someone with an eye for detail and the ability to deliver high quality work to deadlines. You will bring your expertise in organising events and conferences, ideally involving international participants. Experience of using a website management tool would be an advantage.


Brief description of the company

EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental organisation and was founded in 1986. Our purpose is to supply weather and climate-related satellite data, images and products – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – to the National Meteorological Services of our Member States in Europe, and other users worldwide.

Company address

Eumetsat Allee 1
D-64295 Darmstadt
ID: 3493887   Datum zveřejnění: 17.9.2018   Základní složka mzdy (brutto) a další odměny:   39455.00-39456.00 EUR/YEAR