Our Human Resources department within RWE Renewables International GmbH in Essen is looking for a 

Personal Assistant to HR Director/ Team Administrator (d/m/f) (2 years maternity leave) 

Areas of responsibility

  • Providing PA/administrative support to the Global HR Director – RWE Renewables International GmbH including Email and calendar management, travel arrangements, and procurement work flows
  • Receive, open and filter internal/external post, emails and telephone calls; screen where appropriate; redirect where necessary, resolve/anticipate any problems
  • Provide support to HR Leadership Team members with regard to calendar and travel management
  • Preparation and organization of meetings, workshops and related events
  • Acting as the key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, external suppliers, and colleagues across the RWE Group
  • Interface and liaise at all levels, including MD’s, Directors, Manager’s and PA’s from across the European and North American business, external organizations and customers
  • Ad-hoc administration duties to support the team such as taking minutes, producing presentations, spread sheets, reports etc.
  • Handling and budget control of orders/invoices/payments/holiday authorization
  • Complete reimbursement requests, compiling and copying data to submit to accounts payable audit tracking
  • Portal / Connect administration to support information updates and upload documents where needed; maintain key documents on HR SharePoint update documents using Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Provide administration and PA support to key projects and HR core processes (e.g. Management Review, Pay Process etc.)
  • Consultant and expert for topics like Parental Leave/ KiTa, BEM (Betriebliches Eingliederungsmanagement), open claims or Anniversary payments

Your profile

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills plus good numerical skills
  • Highly developed personal organization skills encompassing a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality and good attention to detail
  • Maintain a good level understanding of HR in order to comprehensively understand and act upon tasks and contribute to the team’s effectiveness as a full member of the HR Team
  • Maintain confidentiality, diplomacy, and tact at all times.
  • Proven experience in a comparable role
  • Excellent use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint and (RWE) SAP finance systems including processing of purchase orders, invoices and accruals
  • Energy, drive and enthusiasm and experience in working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under own initiative with a proactive approach to work activities
  • Ability to work as part of a team with a desire to work in a diverse international team
  • A good understanding of HR processes and policies, and a professional and flexible approach to work
  • Strong relationship management and networking skills
  • Excellent command of German and English, both written and spoken

What we offer

At RWE, you will find all the advantages of a large technology group. And some merits that are even more crucial: openness and real team work. For we are open to the future and are building on the strengths of each and every individual. We value his/her work and opinion; we listen, pursue active ideas management and engage in direct exchanges. Respect, appreciation and mutual trust are the hallmarks of cooperation within the international RWE team.


RWE is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

At a glance

Reference no.: 1303 Preferred start: Closing date: Salary:

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About us

Powering. Reliable. Future. This is RWE. RWE Renewables, the newest subsidiary of the RWE Group, is one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. With around 3,500 employees, the company has onshore and offshore wind farms, photovoltaic plants and battery storage facilities with a combined capacity of more than 9 gigawatts. RWE Renewables is driving the expansion of renewable energy in 15 countries on four continents. An annual investment budget of €1.5 billion net is available for further growth. The focus is on the Americas, the core markets in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.