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Executive Assistant

On-site, Hybrid
  • Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Why Sakura?

When it comes to diagnosing cancer, there’s no time to wait!

At Sakura, we’re driven by our desire to advance cancer diagnosis through fully automated anatomic pathology and by providing our partners with best-in-class innovations, quality and customer care.


What we do:

We empower pathology professionals all over the world by providing integrated solutions to deliver accurate & fast diagnoses of cancer, to optimize treatment success for each life we touch!


The opportunity:

Are you a seasoned Executive Assistant with a minimum of 5 years of experience supporting C-level executives? Do you have a strong commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality? If so, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join us as  at Sakura Finetek Europe.


Key Responsibilities:

Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that the Executive Team is able to function optimally:

  • Manage complex calendars : Efficiently manage executive calendars, including scheduling meetings, appointments and travel arrangements. Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal use of executive time.
  • Act as the first point of contact for internal and external communications, screening and prioritising emails and phone calls. Draft and prepare correspondence, presentations and reports on behalf of executives.
  • Handle sensitive information with discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to senior executives, including managing correspondence, filing systems, expense reports and other administrative tasks. 
  • Plan and coordinate internal and external meetings, conferences and events. Prepare meeting agendas, take minutes and follow up action items as required.
  • Assist in the management of various projects and initiatives led by the executive team. Conduct research, gather data and prepare reports to support decision making.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders. Act as a liaison between senior executives and various departments to ensure effective communication and collaboration.
  • Coordinate complex travel itineraries, including flights, accommodation and transportation, for executives.

Job requirements

We perfectly match if you

  • have a Bachelor's degree. Business administration, Management, or a related field is preferred.
  • have +5 years experience as an Executive Assistant in an international environment.
  • have an excellent command of English, both written & spoken. Dutch is preferred but not a must. 
  • have excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • have exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • have a high level of customer service and integrity.
  • take a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • have the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with professionalism and diplomacy.
  • are proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and software applications.


We offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • 8% holiday allowance & 29 paid holidays (full-time based) to recharge your batteries.
  • Annual bonus of max. 8%.
  • Fully paid pension plan (according to the Dutch law).
  • Laptop.
  • Birthday gift & a gym discount to stay fit.
  • A Good work-life balance & hybrid working option.
  • A lease plan for an ergonomic home workplace.
  • a daily freshly prepared lunch: we eat all together at 12h30!

And last but not least, a great job opportunity where you have full ownership of your work, recognition of your achievements and professional development opportunities.


The invitation:

Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.

By joining us, you will be part of:

  • An inspiring community with a mission that matters! ''advancing cancer diagnostics''.
  • Our International organization who's leaded by a supportive & inspiring management.
  • A financial healthy & privately owned company.


To learn more about Sakura, please visit our career page & follow us on LinkedIn.


*Acquisition in response to our job postings is not appreciated. This means that we think we can find a suitable colleague on our own.

*Please note that we don't offer sponsorship visa. Only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered.

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