Executive Assistant

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich (Schweiz)
  • Presence / Mobile
  • Work experience
  • Commercial professions (other)
  • Office, administration, processing
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About us

Zurich-based green-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.
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Your responsibilities

The Executive Assistant, Legal will provide comprehensive administrative support to our General Counsel and the Legal, Contract Management and Compliance Team.  The role requires international expertise and the ability to anticipate needs, think critically and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Provide corporate documentation in connection with international business transactions
  • Prepare resolutions for the governing bodies of the Swiss holding and other group entities
  • Update commercial registry entries and internal corporate records for holding and subsidiaries worldwide
  • Contribute to proper governance of holding and subsidiaries
  • Implement and manage a central corporate database
  • Manage the legal archive (e.g. company contracts)
  • Organize meetings, appointments and business travel and associated tasks for team members
  • Complete a variety of special projects including creating presentations, spreadsheets, reports, specifications

Your experiences

  • Three to five years’ experience in supporting a senior executive or business team in a fast paced international business environment
  • Experienced in writing, editing and proofreading tasks using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a can-do attitude
  • Very strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise, methodical and self-disciplined approach to work
  • Have proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of response.
  • Complementary training or experience as Legal Assistant or Paralegal is advantageous.
  • English and German fluency

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions and benefits 
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure
  • This role is 70% but could be flexible (60% to 80%) to suit holder


We look forward to receiving your application soon. 

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies unless you are previously registered with us. Thank you.