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Office & Events Manager

Posted 18 May 2024
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2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Vandebron is the challenger within the Dutch energy market and is there to ensure radical transparency. At Vandebron you choose from whom you buy energy and where your money goes. We are pioneers, because at Vandebron we develop smart energy applications such as 100% green and smart charging. As an innovative Tech Scale-up, we strive to make the energy market even more sustainable. Our mission is crystal clear: 100% renewable energy as soon as possible. We've recently relocated to our new, fully sustainable office on Bickerseiland, and we're eager to welcome someone like you to be the face of Vandebron, ensuring all Vandebronners feels welcome and inspired at our office.

This is where you’ll end up

As Office & Events Manager, you are part of the People & Culture team. Our team has the aim to create an environment where people can grow and have the autonomy to pursue our mission. We do this by translating our core values to everything we do.

Your mission? To ensure our office is not just a workspace, but a place where every Vandebronner feels valued and inspired. From daily operations to organizing and initiating office events, you'll be at the heart of making Vandebron an even greater place to work. Let's build a workplace we can all be proud of, together.

What are you going to do?

  • Manage the office team of 8 part-timers, overseeing day-to-day operations including daily fresh lunch service, office cleanliness, and fostering a positive office atmosphere.
  • Proactively identify and implement improvements to optimize our work environment and structure our work processes.
  • Handle all aspects of team management, from hiring and scheduling to performance evaluations, illness and leave management. You build an engaged and high performing team.
  • You coordinate facility and property management in the broadest sense, from thinking creatively about workspace improvements, office safety, to ensuring our office plants are happy and healthy.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for external partners, from overseeing repairs to being the contact person for our landlord and emergency center.
  • Organize both large-scale yearly events and smaller office gatherings and monthly events, aligning with our mission and values.
  • You are a strong communicator and involve the company proactively in office- and events related updates
  • Seek for new collaborations to drive sustainable initiatives within the office
  • You'll manage the office budget, ensuring resources are allocated effectively

This is how you’ll make a difference

  • You’re mission-driven and personally aligned with Vandebron’s mission
  • Available for 24-32 hours per week, bringing energy and enthusiasm to our Amsterdam office.
  • Background in office management, event management or as lead in hospitality (horeca) preferred
  • Serve as Vandebron's ambassador, ensuring our office reflects the best of who we are
  • Strong organizational skills and a keen eye for detail, ensuring our workspace is both functional and inviting.
  • You have a hands-on mentality and love to keep yourself busy during the day
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and external partners.
  • Solution-oriented mindset with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Fluent in Dutch, good understanding of English language

What do we offer?

  • A career within the pioneer of the Dutch energy market
  • A sustainable office in the center of Amsterdam
  • An ambitious, innovative and dynamic work environment
  • We believe that you never stop learning, therefore you will receive a yearly development budget
  • A tasty and organic lunch every day
  • The chance to be your authentic self within the Vandebron culture
  • Proper fun and laughter at our monthly office parties

Vandebron is de challenger op de energiemarkt en zorgt voor radicale transparantie. Als klant bij Vandebron kies je namelijk zelf van wie je energie koopt en waar je geld naartoe gaat. Wij pionieren graag, want bij Vandebron ontwikkelen we slimme energietoepassingen zoals 100% groen en slim laden. Als innovatieve Tech Scale-up maken wij de energiemarkt nóg duurzamer. Onze missie is kraakhelder: zo snel mogelijk naar 100% duurzame energie in Nederland.

Energy
Amsterdam
Active in 1 country
300 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 30 years