EXECUTIVE PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRINCIPAL & BILINGUAL TRANSLATOR (GERMAN AND ENGLISH SPEAKING)

Full time @German Swiss International School in Education Email Job
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  • Job ID 39873
  • Offered Salary 0
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender All
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Language Requirement GermanEnglish
  • Region Asia Pacific
  • Remote No
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Job Description

About Company:The German Swiss International School (GSIS) is one of Hong Kong’s leading international schools with 240 faculty and staff providing quality, holistic education to a multinational student body of approximately 1250 students. The school is organised into two Streams, German and English leading to qualifications in the German International Abitur and I/GCSE & IBDP respectively.
About this job:As an experienced assistant, you will be someone who is resourceful and can pre-empt the Principal’s needs to help optimise his time. You will need to be confident, a self-starter, highly organised with an adaptable and approachable manner. You need to be able to manage multiple demands and exhibit a high level of confidentiality in relation to sensitive information. You will be an independent thinker, someone who enjoys suggesting improvements and must be able to engage with a variety of stakeholders, board members, staff, German and Hong Kong Government bodies and international guests.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all meetings for the Principal by coordinating calendars with the Senior Management Team/ Board/other staff if needed
  • Draft and/or proofread internal and external communication on behalf of the Principal
  • Coordinate and help collate Principal’s reports for AGM & German governing bodies such as ZfA
  • Organise and manage school events
  • Participate and coordinate for school-wide projects where the Principal is involved
  • Translation English/German and German/English
  • Translate a wide variety of documentation covering subject areas appropriate to education and pedagogical practices, various school-home communications; marketing/promotional materials and publications
  • Ensure all translated work is in line with the school’s Communication Language Policy and responsible for maintaining the highest level of quality translations

 

GSIS offers benefits such as competitive salary, medical health insurance, 20 days’ annual leave, in-house cafeteria and 13th month salary payment. Staff bus transportation is provided between Central and the Peak Campus, subject to availability. We welcome candidates who show a commitment to continuous professional development and are willing to contribute to wider school activities.

Requirement:
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in German and English is a must
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a secretarial environment, relevant work experience in an international setting is desirable
  • Very good organisation and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure to meet important deadlines
  • Sound administrative skills with exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships and have a calm approach when dealing with
  • challenging situations
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office packages, Google Apps and Databases
Native Language:German
Working Experience:3-5 years
How to apply:If you are interested in joining our team, please apply via the GSIS online recruitment portal (https://www.gsis.edu.hk/careers/job-openings/), to the Director of Human Resources.

We are inviting applications from experienced candidates, commencing in April 2022 or as mutually agreed.

Further information on the school, its facilities and programmes are available on the school’s website http://mygsis.edu.hk/.

Applicants not invited for an interview after four weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. GSIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Full background checks will be conducted to safeguard all students at GSIS.

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