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Date: Apr 14, 2024

Location: Biel, Bern, Switzerland, 2555

Company: CEMEX

Job Description

Directly support the strategy & execution of the department R&D VP activities.

Join us as an Executive Assistant, supporing the strategy & execution of the Research & Development department´s Vice President activities. Gain exposure to top management, build a powerful network, and set the stage for future opportunities. We seek a dynamic individual with the ability to take risks, adept at both high-level engagements and detailed administrative tasks – from crafting impactful presentations to organizing seamless travel arrangements. Elevate your career with us!

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide dedicated and proactive support to the department head, managing their schedule, priorities, and communication.
  • Draft and edit executive-level communications, including emails, memos, and reports.
  • Act as a liaison between the executive and internal/external clients or connections, ensuring clear and effective communication.
  • Coordinate logistics for board meetings and stakeholder engagements.
  • Prepare materials and documentation for executive presentations.
  • Present recommendations for top management meetings.
  • Work and coordinate with corporate staff and regional operational areas.
  • Coordinate with external entities.
  • Assist in coordination of training, conferences, and networking events for the VP.
  • Arrange executive travel plans, accommodations, and itineraries.

Position Challenges

  • Handle requests and inquiries in a professional and timely manner, including short deadlines and last-minute urgent requirements.
  • Good stress management.
  • Handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ensure compliance with privacy regulations and organizational policies.
  • Work with different areas and cultures.
  • Understand the organization's business and industry to better support the executive's objectives.
  • Taking initiative & exhibit strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically in dynamic situations.
  • Presentation preparation skills and knowing how to transmit key messages specific to type of audiences.


  • Advanced English required (C1/C2 or TOEFL/IELTS equivalent).
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 3+ years of experience.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent desired, but not mandatory.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Power Bi desired.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the executive effectively.
  • Good presentation skills, public speaking, self-motivated.

Internal/External Relations


  • All the companies’ areas.



  • External entities such as advisors, consultants, others.

CEMEX Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At CEMEX, we recognize the diversity of the world in which we live and in which we do business. We respect diversity, we address the inclusion and non-discrimination of any talented person, regardless of gender, physical ability, age, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy / maternity / paternity, and nationality. We promote a culture of equity for the construction of a sustainable business and the well-being and development of CEMEX employees.

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