Assistant Specialty Chemicals

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

26 May 2017

Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, is both the forum and voice of the European chemical industry. It aims to maintain and develop a prosperous chemical industry in Europe by promoting the best possible economic, social and environmental conditions to bring benefits to society.

Cefic is located in Auderghem and employs more than 150 people.

To strengthen one of its departments, Cefic is actively looking for a (m/f):

 Assistant Specialty Chemicals

Temporary position from 16/06/2017 until 30/09/2017


The person is part of a team that provides services and support to a number of Industry Sector Groups, consisting of companies that produce specialty chemical products. The responsibilities consist of:

  • Organising face-to-face and web meetings, as well as conference calls, including travels, social events, invitations
  • Following-up pro-actively the member companies’ activities and projects; handle or initiate replies to members’ requests and queries
  • Preparing dossiers for meetings, minutes and reports
  • Maintaining various databases, extranets and website updates
  • Invoicing members, accounting of specific budgets and financial follow-ups
  • Archiving of documents and minutes according to Cefic internal procedures
  • Ensuring essential office supplies, monitoring mails, letters, phone calls
  • Full administrative support within this department to several Sector Groups managed by several managers
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Office Management or equivalent
  • Previous working experience within associations and/or within a company
  • Knowledge of European institutions is an important asset

Skills & competencies

  • Very good knowledge of MS Office tools is a must
  • Excellent level of English, written and spoken. Knowledge of other languages is an asset
  • Accurateness and service-oriented
  • Being pro-active, initiative and ability for multitasking
  • Flexible person with excellent planning, organisational & communication skills
  • Team-player and ability to work independently is a must
  • Curious, fast learning and ability to think ahead


Please send your application letter and detailed CV by e-mail before 26th May 2017 to: OR Cefic, Gert Roelandt, Human Resources Manager, Avenue E. van Nieuwenhuyse 4, B-1160 Brussels.

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