Are you an experienced Dutch-speaking Administrative professional? Are you flexible, organized and internationally-minded? If so, keep reading.

Our client, a Japanese company in the industry of construction technology and machinery, is looking for a Senior Administrator or Administrative Coordinator to support their office in Almere, The Netherlands.


  • Arranging and checking employment contracts, employee handbooks and related policies;
  • Management of payroll calculation and tax return;
  • Coordinating the recruitment of new personnel;
  • Support for setting up the performance appraisal system;
  • Understanding of the latest employment laws;
  • Management/operation of compliance-related work (health and safety, CLA, pension fund, GDPR, etc.);
  • Management of various insurance (business, movable property, cargo, liability, sickness, passengers, household, medical care, etc.);
  • Registration update (KVK, Companies House);
  • Contracts management;
  • Support for expatriates (Dutch to English translation/ interpretation, work permit, 30% ruling application, etc.);
  • Management of IT environment (internet, telephone, printing machines, TV conferencing systems, etc.);
  • Support of the Accounting and Finance Manager (accounts receivable and accounts payable, bank statement management, payment etc.);
  • Daily chores and office management (answering phones, attending to guests/ clients, purchase of office supplies, management of mail/ post, courier arrangement, improving the work environment etc.).


  • Fluent (or native) proficiency of Dutch and a good level of English is a must;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Previous experience in HR-related and compliance-related work (health and safety, CLA, GDPR, etc.);
  • Ability to communicate with external consultants;
  • Attentive, flexible and cooperative personality;
  • Flexibility and willingness to do daily chores;
  • Previous experience in an international or Japanese company is preferred;
  • Valid work permit for The Netherlands.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

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Consultant: Andrea Asirwatham
+31 (0)70 3249 300
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