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    Team Assistant Contract Logistics (f/m/d)

    Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    Career Level
    Employment Type, Work Type
    Full time
    Publishing Date, ID-Nr.
    , 335991

    Your tasks

    Our Contract Logistics team is seeking a team assistant to work with us! This is a great opportunity for you, if you have a positive attitude, strong talent for well-structured work and organizational skills to support an amazing team in reaching its objectives and performance. We're looking for a team player, partnering with another assistant and making an impact together.

    You will be the go-to-person for our senior managers and their team, interacting with people both inside and outside the organisation. Good communication will be your key.

    Further tasks are likely to include:

    • keeping track of and managing calendars of senior leaders and scheduling meetings; including writing on behalf of managers.
    • organizing and carrying out meetings, conferences and internal events.
    • meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority;
    • liaising with clients, suppliers and other colleagues.
    • support team with travel arrangements, visas as well as expense handling;
    • assisting with global administrative processes, especially for various HR processes in close collaboration with HR department.
    • managing invoices, approving and ordering office supplies and IT hard- and software.
    • support in cost centre -, budget planning and reporting, invoice checking.
    • producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations for team.
    • carrying out background research and presenting findings


    You have completed training in business administration and have some previous experience as an assistant. Ideally, you'll have worked in an international setting of logistics services.

    You should also bring the following skills:

    • Job experience in HR is a plus as is experience in Logistics;
    • Fluent in English and German;
    • Strong communication and analytical skills;
    • Empathy, organizational acumen, can do and team player mentality, open for challenges, reliable, flexible, forward looking, positive spirit.

    You are the expert in your work. As an assistant, you will shape this role yourself.

    As part of the assistant team, you can perform and improve tasks independently and deputise for each other.


    Flexible remote work
    It is important to us that our employees' working hours leave enough room for family and leisure. Therefore, we offer flexible working hours and remote work by arrangement.

    Various career opportunities
    We offer our employees individual and long-term development and promotion opportunities.

    Work climate
    A good working atmosphere is close to our hearts! Only as a team can we achieve the best for our customers, employees and people worldwide.

    Our offer

    At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.


    If you are interested in this exciting position and would like to join and contribute to a motivated team, then we look forward to receiving your application.

    Schenker AG

    Kruppstraße 4

    45128 Essen


    DB Schenker does not accept applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our application mailboxes, employees or company locations. Schenker AG/Schenker Deutschland AG/DB Schenker accepts no liability for any costs arising from unsolicited applications.

    * Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

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