Executive Assistant

México, D.F., Estado de México
26 Nov 2016
24 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about the renewable energy and give administrative and strategic support? If you are interested in working in a multinational Wind energy company, Join Vestas as Executive Assistant and be part of a global leader in Wind Energy.

Vestas Mediterranean (MED) is an independent Sales Business Unit (SBU) within Vestas Wind Systems A/S, covering markets in the Mediterranean region, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Northwest Africa. Vestas MED is responsible for developing these markets in terms of sales, project installation, and customer service.

The Sales department, reporting to Vestas MED is in charge of all wind farm business development.

This position is responsible for providing overall administrative and strategic support to the Vice President of Sales. Interfaces within top levels in the organization within the Region and at Global level as well. This position is responsible to keep external contacts with suppliers and customers too.

The role requires high level of independence, discretion and professionalism.

  • Provides advanced, diversified and confidential administrative support;
  • Provides strategic assistance in HR related matters, as well as financial assistance in preparing department budget and consequent follow-up;
  • Prepares correspondence, reports & presentations based on project or on business objectives and knowledge of company, industry and audience;
  • Interfaces with internal customers at all levels within the organization, as well as external customers, requiring considerable discretion and initiative including independently answering telephone inquiries and correspondence;
  • Receives and screens telephone calls and correspondence;
  • Researches background material and collects data for reports, presentations, and correspondence;
  • Coordinates meetings, support on follow up action plans, circulate minutes of meetings and prepare material meetings, as well as attend meetings;
  • Arranges appointments, and coordinates travel, plans, events, and processes expense reports;
  • Maintains Outlook calendar and distribution lists.
  • High School diploma, Bachelor's, Associates degree or equivalent;
  • 3-5 years' experience in administrative and executive level support;
  • Native level of Spanish and Fluent English oral and written is a must, any other European language will be considered as an advantage;
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in all office software, specifically Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Multicultural approach;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, demonstrates high level of diplomacy and tact;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and conflicting priorities;
  • Able to think quickly, execute, and make decisions on your own;
  • Proven professional leadership and time management skills;
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others.
What we offer
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You'll be working in a fast growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

Additional information
Primary work location: Mexico City
Vestas is a company that offers equal opportunities and seeks employees who want to work in a multicultural environment and are teamwork oriented.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 78 GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 68 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 21,900 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at http://www.vestas.com/ and following us on our social media channels.