My client, an industry market leader, seeks a Front Office Executive Assistant to support the senior team from their Basel office. You must have both German and English fluency. They have a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products. As the key person to initially engage with their customers, suppliers and clients (via telephone or face to face in the office), you will utilise your excellent customer service skills to engage the stakeholders.
Front Office Executive Assistant, Basel, Switzerland
My client is offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Front Office Executive Assistant to lead a variety of tasks – all connected with the successful and smooth running of the office. You will enhance a professional, pro-active culture ensuring their highly customer focused ethos further.
Given the strong links with senior management on site, your will also utilise your confidential, strong attention to detail skills, as you will be a key partner in reviewing company reports, presentations, contracts etc to support the Executive team.
We are looking for high calibre, customer focused candidates with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
Fluent German AND English
Experience of leading an office, front office or key customer facing position with relevant administrative tasks under your responsibility
Strong attention to details - overseeing reviews of reports, presentations and contracts to support executive management
Leadership of small scale projects is an advantage
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Be proactive in promoting Health and Safety in the working environment
If you are interested in applying for this Front Office Executive Assistant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, a global market leader in the FMCG market is seeking a German speaking Food Technologist attheir head office. With the true opportunity to influence the raw material category and thus market image, of a well-known brand, this role offers the chance to liaise with European suppliers and grow the category independently.
Food Technologist, Laufen, Switzerland
Based in the EMEA head office, this is a specialised opportunity in raw materials and our client can offer great career development to the right candidate.
You will be responsible for seeking and utilising market analysis to ensure critical raw materials are of the correct specification and quality for their production sites in Switzerland. As a long-standing brand with loyal customers, our client develops market leading, distinctive products.
As our client continues to focus on enhancing their raw materials to support impressive growth levels, this role is an ideal entry level position. Full training will be provided to the right candidate with a food technology background.
As a Food Technologist we are looking for the following skill sets:
· Educated to Degree level in food sciences, food technology or related discipline
· Circa 1 – 3 years professional experience
· Fluent with English and German
· Strong analytical skills, utilising market information to strengthen procurement
· Previous experience within a FMCG or food manufacturing business is highly advantageous
· High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
If you are interested in applying for this Food Technologist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
We are working with an internationally renowned company who are looking for a HR & Payroll Specialist to join their HR team based in Basel.
HR & Payroll Specialist, Basel, Switzerland
Reporting to the HR Shared Services Manager, the HR & Payroll Specialist is a key component of the HR team responsible for HR operational activities for a population of c1600 employees within Switzerland. This is a great opportunity to join a company with good long-term career development prospects.
General support to the HR Team, Employees, Line Managers, Finance Department etc. in questions of labor law, payroll, tax and social security to solve special cases or difficulties
Establish and maintain a set of standard reports and metrics to measure the workforce effectiveness and create ad-hoc reports
Review and document payroll processes in conjunction with the external payroll provider (incl. Shadow-payroll for Expats and Inpats) Execute SOX Control Sheets such as Salary Check, Payroll Reconciliation and Payroll Time Clocking and support in SOX Controls
Use, maintain and develop HRIS and personnel files
Ensure a high quality of general employee data; monthly and yearly cross check controlling
Administrate Social Insurance daily allowances
At least five year’s work experience in HR Roles with a strong focus on payroll processing in Switzerland
Solid understanding of Swiss labor law, social security and tax laws
SAP (key user knowledge is a must) and SuccessFactors knowledge is beneficial
Fluent in German and English
In return, you will receive a competitive base salary, variable bonus and an attractive and comprehensive benefits package.
If you are interested in applying for this HR & Payroll Specialist role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation please call Leon Morley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a leading, international business that drives change and innovation in their field. We are currently recruiting for an FX and Commodity Risk Manager to join their team of senior finance professionals within their global HQ.
FX and Commodity Risk Manager, Basel, Switzerland
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced FX and Commodity Risk manager to join a dynamic and challenging environment within a business that is experiencing growth and positive change.
The role will see the ideal candidate guiding the treasury function both operationally and strategically. They will communicate effectively with senior stakeholders, showing agility and adaptability.
Some of the main responsibilities for the FX and Commodity Risk Manager include:
Responsibility for financial risk management with a focus on currency and interest rate risks
Steering and defining the global execution of the company risk management strategy
Advising local professionals across the business on financial risk management
Managing relationships with the banks
Regular communication with senior stakeholders
Ad hoc treasury project work including the implementation of a new Treasury Management system
Ensuring compliance with regulations within their area of responsibility
The key requirements for the FX and Commodity Risk Manager:
University degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent
Experience within hedge accounting, capital management (FX particularly)
Significant foreign exchange and interest rates experience
Ideally prior involvement in the implementation of a new Treasury Management system
Understanding of products including options, forwards and swaps
Experience with 360T FX Trading Platform
Strong Excel and Treasury Management skills
Fluency in English
If you are interested in applying for this FX and Commodity Risk Manager role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Emma Feneley in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
My client, an industry market leader, operates a number of global manufacturing sites with their Headquarters located in the Basel region. They currently seek a Head of Operations to lead the direction, strategy, planning and execution for the company's manufacturing operations, including end to end supply / value chain solutions. Following a sustained period of investment my client has established a reputation for proven, quality manufactured products. They have a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products.
Head of Operations, Basel, Switzerland
As their long established brand looks towards expansion following continued growth, my client is offering an excellent opportunity for the Head of Operations to lead their operational and strategic vision across EMEA. You will enhance a professional, pro-active culture ensuring that, as the company grows, manufacturing capabilities meet or exceed all industry and customer requirements for cost, quality and responsiveness.
Reporting into the VP of Operations, the Head of Operations is tasked with enhancing the productivity levels via engineered solutions and people engagement. You will lead all manufacturing and supply chain initiatives whilst working closely with the VP and other global C level stakeholders to formalise operational plans, goals, and future product innovations.
As Head of Operations we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a Technical/Engineering discipline, preferably with an MBA but not essential
Formal qualifications in manufacturing management, engineering, six sigma or lean or supply chain focused areas
Previously led senior-level negotiations with client companies and manufacturing partners - realistically you will have led in a proven GM/Site Manager role
Be able to develop and manage budgeting and budget execution with a focus on product costs and margins
An ability to establish relationships with the full range of worldwide sub-contract manufacturers and familiarity with their capabilities, pricing strategies, and negotiation tactics
A minimum of 7 years leadership and people management experience is essential
Be proactive in promoting Health and Safety in the working environment
Travel is essential, around 50% which could rise on occasions
If you are interested in applying for this Head of Operations role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.