Strategic Assistant to the Dean

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands. We offer internationally and Dutch accredited management degree programs, an expanding portfolio of tailor-made and executive education programs, and are engaged in various capacity building projects in emerging and developing economies. Our education and capacity building programs are based on sound research. We maintain a dynamic and multi-cultural work environment that enables the employees to develop their professional careers in teaching, research, consultancy and administrationMSM’s official language is English.
More information on MSM can be found on our website www.msm.nl.
MSM invites applicants for the following position:
Strategic Assistant to the Dean (M/F)
Full-time position
The Dean, being responsible for the overall strategic positioning and implementation of the strategy of MSM, requires an enterprising individual who thrives in a fast-changing, high-pressure environment to support him and the team in the Dean’s office to grow the business of MSM.
The Strategic Assistant to the Dean will:
  • Plan the Dean’s diary and activities to be optimally aligned with the MSM strategic goals and corporate plan;
  • Assist the Dean in identifying, planning, and following through initiatives to develop new business including and managing new and existing corporate, government and academic partnerships for MSM;
  • Network with and on behalf of the Dean with the corporate sector, government and the business school world.
The incumbent should meet the following requirements:
  • Hold at least a Master degree in the disciplines of economics, management and/or international business;
  • Have at least 5 years practical experience working in the corporate / higher education sector in project management and/or executive support or related areas;
  • Possess highly developed analytical, writing and presentation skills;
  • Be able to network efficiently and use social media effectively;
  • Be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines;
  • Have well-developed intercultural communication skills, be emphatic and solution-driven;
  • Be entrepreneurial and a self-starter that can take initiative and recognize unique opportunities;
  • Have full proficiency in English and Dutch.
For further information about this position, please contact Ms. Amy Wang, MBA, Associate Dean of Innovation, by email: Amy@msm.nl.
To apply, please submit your CV and motivation letter in English online to: Ms. Marion A.G. Rutten-Klerckx, MA (law), Director Human Resources & Legal Affairs, by clicking the following link:
Application deadline: February 29, 2016.
Acquisition further to this vacancy is not appreciated.