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Office Manager in Amsterdam at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The office manager is the swiss knife of our office operations in Amsterdam. Your goal is to delight our team and visitors by arranging practical matters, from logistics and facilities over events, occasional customer requests and administrative paper work. You’re a key contributor to the growth vibe PayPal has as digital commerce platform company.

Role Purpose

The Amsterdam team in PayPal covers many disciplines but works in a united way. The office manager ties all practical things together so everyone can excel. You are the first representative of PayPal to new people, employees and visitors. Internally and externally, you are very strongly connected with suppliers on domains as facilities, payroll, catering, finance, IT.

Why this is a fantastic opportunity

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. Our One Team Behaviors demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

Requisite Responsibilities

  • Welcome visitors and manage incoming calls.
  • Coordinates with Building property management in providing security, maintenance and other building operations and services as provided by facilities management.
  • Own team wellness projects.
  • Manage all food, snack and drink orders to budget.
  • Own ad hoc projects on team and customer events.
  • Enable the office team to operate from onboarding, IT supplies and administration.
  • Retrieve mail from mailroom daily, sort and distribute mail.
  • Work with external vendors and all other related facilities management.

Key competencies of an Office Manager at PayPal

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • People oriented person, energizing colleagues.
  • Ability to handle issues of a confidential nature with tact and diplomacy.
  • Be observant and on top of corporate processes.
  • The ability to multitask and remain calm even in hectic times.
  • Familiarity with PayPal’s services would be desirable.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.

Key Experience  

  • A B.S. or M.S. degree, or equivalent experience;
  • Experience as an administrative assistant in a professional work environment
  • Proven mastery of MS Office applications; Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint - both on Mac & PC
  • Understanding of a fast-paced environment with a realistic sense of urgency and flexibility
  • Prior small company / start-up experience a plus

Some more information on PayPal

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We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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