Executive Assistant,

India, Maharashtra, Pune

Business unit: Decorative Paints South Asia & ME

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


- Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
- Managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the manager/executive
- Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
- organising events and conferences
- Reminding the manager/executive of important tasks and deadlines
- Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
- Managing databases and filing systems
- Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
- Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
- Collating and filing expenses
- Miscellaneous tasks to support their manager, which will vary according to the sector and to the manager’s remit, eg completing some corporate governance reporting (to ensure that the business is being run properly and complying with legislation and regulations) or conducting research
This position will support multiple GBS senior leadership most of whom are based in the Netherlands

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Job characteristics

Closing date

August 24, 2018

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Business unit

Decorative Paints South Asia & ME

Job family

General Administration

Hierarchy level

Entry Level

Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Objective & task oriented attitude without considering the time factor
·  Strong communication and should be able to keep things confidential
·  Sound understanding of computer, excel, word, power point, internet 
·  SAP knowledge can be added advantage
·  Descent English language especially written skills
·  Prompt, punctual & energetic in managing work priorities