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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Field of Work:  Breeding stations

Aguimes, Las Palmas, ES

ID:  4221

At KWS Semillas Canarias, S.L.U., we are looking for a part-time administrative assistant (20 hours per week) and a limited contract (6 months). The agricultural station is located at T.M. of Agüimes, in the Southeast of Gran Canaria.

The main objective of the work is to assist the station manager in administrative tasks related to human resources, import/export, logistics, purchasing and warehouse control at our research station in Gran Canaria.

KWS has been cultivating agricultural plant species for temperate climates for over 160 years. Today the company is one of the world's leading seed producers. KWS is present in more than 70 countries with about 5700 employees.

More information on: www.kws.es


Your responsibilities:


  • Assist the station manager in administrative activities related to various office tasks.
  • Participate in the selection and hiring of temporary employees.
  • Support station employees and communication with other KWS employees in external units for IT and human resources related issues.
  • Support in purchasing, payment, logistics, material reception and stock control tasks.
  • Reception of visitors and suppliers to the station.
  • Coordination of import and export of seeds or other materials.
  • Maintain fluent, clear and respectful communication with the station's co-workers and external suppliers of the company.
  • Other functions inherent to your job that your manager assigns you.


 Your profile:


  • Have prior administrative experience.
  • Have a driver's license B.
  • Knowledge of English.
  • Office automation at the intermediary level. Knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • It is necessary to have organization, attention, proactivity, flexibility, commitment and responsibility.
  • Multitasking person with ease of working in a team and with good communication.

About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.700 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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