Athlon International

Athlon International

Chief of Staff

Almere, Flevoland, Netherlands
Apr 11, 2024
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Chief of Staff

Getting close insights into the fleet business and working closely with the CEO and the Members of the Athlon Executive Committee (ExCom). It is within reach with this full-time job as Chief of Staff in Almere/Schiphol(Hybrid). We are the ExCom Office within Athlon. Getting you there.

Your road to success

Left or right, you will support our CEO and the ExCom Members to steer the organization. You will work in a fast-paced international environment and focus on several topics simultaneously. You can do this as a Chief of Staff with full focus on:

  • creating presentations for board, employee, leadership and shareholder meetings.
  • managing meetings by setting up the agenda, collecting input, taking minutes.
  • following up on action points.
  • managing special projects and initiatives as assigned by the CEO.
  • serving as a liaison between the CEO and other executives, employees, and external stakeholders.
  • supporting the ExCom Members in driving People & Culture topics.
  • planning and controlling the budget of the ExCom Office.
  • supporting in event planning.

Let’s talk Athlon

Hi there! We're Athlon. The international market leader in modern mobility solutions and part of the Mercedes-Benz Group. With a rich history of more than a hundred years, you can conclude that we have already covered the necessary kilometers. Do we take that lead for granted? Absolutely not. It makes us more ambitious to provide even better personal service to our customers. Together with around 1,700 colleagues, we are shaping sustainable mobility. We're proud of that. From vehicle leasing to fleet solutions and from electrification to contributions to the sharing economy.

Leave it to us

“If you are passionate about mobility, Athlon is a great place to work. Joining the ExCom Office provides you with the opportunity to work on a wide variety of topics and with colleagues from different departments and countries” – Bettina Nickel, Head of Corporate Communications

Motivation has four wheels

Become the best version of yourself. Very normal at Athlon, because all our colleagues run on a healthy dose of ambition. What do you take with you as Chief of Staff or at least 40 of hours per week? Absolutely your planning and organizational skills, flexibly, creativity, trustworthiness and great communications skills. You have an eye for detail and see the people behind the tasks. You also have the drive to maneuver through all levels of a corporate organization. In addition, you have:

  • at least a Bachelor degree in business administration, communication sciences or a related field.
  • 5+ years of working experience.
  • fluency in English, both written and spoken.
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • proven ability to manage complex projects and initiatives.
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • an open mind and embrace diversity.
  • professional skills in MS-Office, especially PowerPoint.
  • strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.

Always on the move

Athlon is always on the move, just like you. To grow in our rapidly changing world, we are constantly looking at how you can get the best out of yourself every day. Creating an optimal workplace that fits you is an important part of this.

In addition to building an (international) career, as a Chief of Staff, based on 40 hours per week, you can count on a:

  • gross yearly salary up to € 80.000,- (including holiday allowance and 13th month).
  • employee budget of € 584,21 gross per month (this is used, for example, for a mobility scheme, extra salary, extra leave days or pension investment).
  • contribution-free pension.
  • potential bonus up to 10% of your annual salary including holiday allowance and 13th month (the bonus is 100% based on Mercedes-Benz company results).
  • thirteenth month.
  • holiday allowance of 8% and at least 26 vacation days.
  • 12-month contract with the prospect of permanent employment.
  • an extended working from home package.
  • laptop and mobile phone.
  • vitality plan.
  • a relaxed working environment in a newly furnished office that is fully adapted to hybrid working. Our office is a place to connect and meet with a nice company restaurant, table tennis and table football competitions and sports facilities.
  • regular team or company drinks, often combined with a (sport) activity in advance.
  • Benefits at Work (you can save a lot of money thanks to nice discounts on fashion, electronics, days out and more).
  • on behalf of all new hires two trees are planted by Trees for All. The first tree is planted in a sustainable forestry project abroad and the second tree is planted in our very own Athlon forest in The Netherlands. By planting trees, we help to make our planet green and healthy. As proof of our donation, you as our new colleague will receive a unique certificate.
  • social involvement is important to us, therefore, you can spend two working days annually volunteering for a local charity. We facilitate this via our Social Impact platform, where you can participate in or initiate ideas for volunteer projects. Would you like to know more about our Corporate Social Responsibility? Read more here. There you can also download the 2022 CSR report.
  • Let’s OpenUp: for your mental well-being. At Athlon we believe it is important that you feel good mentally and that you can be the best version of yourself. That's why we work together with OpenUp, an online platform for mental well-being. Via this platform, you can talk to a psychologist unlimitedly and free of charge, practice mindfulness and work on your mental well-being at your own pace with, among other things, check-ins, online programs and master classes.

A seat for everyone

At Athlon we believe in a diverse workforce and that everyone deserve a seat at the table. If you bring something different, we highly encourage you to apply. We want to get to know you and see if we can facilitate your needs, so you can become a part of our team.

Route to your new job

So Chief of Staff, get behind the wheel yourself. Go for Getting close insights into the fleet business and working closely with the CEO and the Members of the Athlon Executive Committee (ExCom). How? Apply before April 25th. After this date, this vacancy is closed.

Your application procedure looks like this:

  • If your application fits, we will contact you for an intake over the phone.
  • Are we both excited? Then a digital first interview will follow.
  • An online assessment is part of the selection procedure.
  • During the second (digital) interview, we will talk more extensively about the content of the function.
  • Do we have a match? Then you will receive the proposal with the terms of employment in your inbox.

Do you have any questions about the vacancy or application procedure? Our recruitment team is more than happy to help you via 036-5474207. We are getting you there.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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