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Executive Assistant

  • Irdeto
  • Hoofddorp, Netherlands
  • 04/08/2021

Job Description

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport, connected health and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber-services protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands.


People are Irdeto’s biggest strength and diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and support Irdeto’s success. With a unique heritage in security innovation, Irdeto is building a secure future where people can embrace connectivity without fear.


The Role: 

As an Executive Assistant, you will provide support to four Irdeto Leadership Team (ILT) members (CFO, CMO, CTO & SVP Connected Transport). This full-time role is based in Hoofddorp and requires a pro-active team player with outstanding communication and technical skills, strong attention to detail with the upmost understanding of confidentiality.  


Your mission at Irdeto: 

  • Professional primary point of contact for the executives you are supporting. 

  • Interfaces with all Irdeto senior management, and management at the shareholder company (Multichoice Group) including their assistants, as well as with the external contacts at our customers, suppliers and partners of the leadership team members you support. 

  • Time/calendar management. Proactively manage complex calendar priorities and day to day schedules in such a way that the Leadership Team (ILT) members are able to complete their obligations in an organized, efficient way.

  • Coordinate communication between the Senior Leadership Team members, other management, staff and shareholder management. 

  • All travel arrangements, visas, proper documentation, and related expense reports. 

  • Maintain files (paper and electronic) and online pages if needed. 

  • Organize, prepare, minute various senior management meetings and follow up actions. 

  • Research/assemble information to facilitate decisions and provide materials in preparation for meetings when requested. 

  • Support drafting weekly/monthly/quarterly reports and presentations when requested. 

  • Provide backup to other executive assistants are on leave who also provide cover for this position. 


How you can add value to the team? 

  • A great team-player with great attention to detail and a focus on excellence. 

  • Absolute degree of confidentiality is required. 

  • Ideally you have 8+ years’ experience in a management support role, including 3+ years at an executive level. 

  • You are proactive, diplomatic and have a confident personality. 

  • Ability to be flexible in response to changing priorities and needs. 

  • Strikes polite assertiveness in order to get things done from senior management & others in the company 

  • You are an expert when it comes to relevant MS Office applications (Such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel). 

  • Excellent level of verbal and written English; additional languages are considered as a plus. 

  • Experience in a global environment, including flexibility to be available out of normal office hours. 

  • Able to work independently and without instructions, i.e. look for work rather than wait for it to be given.


What you can expect from us:

Irdeto is a people first organization where you can secure your future. Our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform our culture. We believe in connecting people and developing careers with a strong focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness among our globally diverse workforce.


In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer:

  • An international & multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced 
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program
  • Innovation sabbatical
  • Volunteer Day
  • State of the art office space
  • On the job coaching and mentoring
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy.
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together!
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day!
  • US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few)


With over 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, and an exciting digital and connected future ahead of us, Irdeto is a progressive company to join. We are looking for people who will keep us at the forefront of innovation and creativity.


Welcome to Irdeto!


Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on identity or innate characteristics, instead we aim to build a diverse, inclusive culture where your talent counts.