Office Manager (HR, Internal Communications and Operations)


As our Office Manager (HR, Internal Communications, and Operations) you are the central point of contact for all Hardt employees. This is a role to completely carve out as your own. Ideally, you will have experience of having carried out a similar role in the past and preferably within a start-up environment.

Your colleagues are authorities in magnetic levitation, electric propulsion and suspension systems. They love espresso, a Friday beer, all kinds of music on their wireless headphones during working hours and the structured chaos of a high profile global startup.

What You Will Do

  • You are a driven, experienced Office Manager (HR, Internal Communications, and Operations) and are excited to help a fast-growing startup.
  • You are meticulous and have a passion for ensuring consistent 5-star experiences.
  • You get a kick out of managing people and budgets to achieve the most positive and efficient outcomes.
  • You will be involved in all things from Office Management, (HR) Operations and Finance Support, Marketing, Events & Account Management to PA and Office Administration support - so previous exposure in these areas would be ideal. Advanced systems skills and to be tech-savvy are essential

What we like to see

  • Strong organizational skills and be a creative hustler, When you see something/problems solve them before people ask you to
  • Self-starter who possesses a real passion for learning
  • Be a happy and fun people person wit a strong work ethic and aim to be the best
  • Attention to detail and a strong drive to increase team efficiency with a sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in English both written and verbal and the ability to communicate in Dutch
  • You love dealing with ambiguity, are assertive, and can manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated ability in your field of expertise and willingness to make a difference
  • Experience in organizational systems, HR support and/or communications
  • An appropriate degree and experience with Microsoft Office and basic Adobe (or equivalent graphics tool) visualization skills

The Company

At Hardt, we are committed to creating the hyperloop every single day. We are an innovative fast-growing startup, passionate about our work and our team. We believe in elevating sustainable transportation to a whole new level.

With us, if you have a groundbreaking idea and a way to prove it, we will ensure you get the tools to do it. We continually challenge and nourish each other to think and implement unrivaled solutions

Hardt is an outstanding and caring work environment for creative self-starters that will help you keep growing. We always dig deeper, embrace and promote change and love helping our clients and partners in the strategic directions that will positively impact short and long-distance travel. When joining us, you will stand ground with a devoted team and together we create meaningful impact on our present and future society.

¨Hardt is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.” 

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Application Process

Apply: Send your resume and motivation letter (max. one A4 page) using the form above, note: we only accept applications in English. You are encouraged to add another file containing more information about your experience.

First phone call: We will invite you for a quick 20 minute phone/skype call where we will ask you a few personal questions to determine your team-fit and motivation.

First meeting: We will invite you to our office so we can meet in person and ask you a few questions to see what role you could play. For this, 40-minute part no extra material preparation is needed.

Interview: We will ask you to carry out a series of short assignments on the spot, to evaluate your competence and way of working and lay out your previous experience in a short presentation. The interview takes up to 2-3 hours, and we like to carry it out in person, although remote interviews are possible too.

Contract proposal: If you are qualified, we will make you a job offer.
Employed: Just a signature and welcome to our team!

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