Executive Assistant

  • Category: HR & Communication
  • Location: Chennai, IN

We're seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the newly created position of Executive Assistant, providing critical support to our Head of Operations, India.

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can anticipate needs, manage an inbox efficiently, prioritize tasks, and investigate and answer questions for the Head of Operations? and do you find joy in the little things that make a big difference, like helping to streamline processes for a more efficient team?

If you answer yes to the above and can see yourself thriving with these types of responsibilities and some more, then please read on because we have a unique opportunity at NKT. 

NKT is a global industry leader with a clear purpose to connect a greener world. We have an exciting and demanding growth agenda ahead of us and we are looking for the Executive Assistant to the Head operations to support him in this important agenda.  You will be based in the Chennai. India.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Secretarial Duties:

  • Administrative Support
  • Executive Support
  • Business Operations Support
  • Operational Efficiency Management

Project Management Support for G3C Topics:

  • Project Coordination for Governance, Risk, and Compliance
  • G3C Initiative Support
  • Strategic Project Assistance

Office Support:

  • Workplace Operations Management
  • Office Administration
  • Facilities Coordination

Visitor Management:

  • Guest Reception and Management
  • Front-of-House Operations
  • Visitor Experience Coordination

Event Management:

  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Event Logistics Coordination
  • Special Events Organization

About you:

  • We imagine that you are a proactive and detail-oriented team player. 
  • You have a positive attitude and when things are hectic you can be calm.  
  • You work in a structured manner and can prioritize and provide structure to others. 
  • You possess strong communication skills and you can work with multiple stakeholders across the organization. 

NKT is a listed company with a global presence and we assess that you need to have a minimum of 4 years of experience as an EA in a large international organization. Ideally, experience from a listed company or a company with high compliance standards. Furthermore, fluency in English spoken and written is required as well as excellent writing, editing, and grammatical skills. We work with the Office pack and you need to have a high proficiency in applying IT tools in daily tasks and operations.. 

Contact and application
If you feel excited about this opportunity and feel inspired by our purpose “We connect a greener world”, please apply with your CV and cover letter via the link below as soon as possible. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. Behavioural tests can occur in our recruitment processes. Please note that due to the GDPR we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

We look forward to receiving your application!


About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world. www.nkt.com

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

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