Office Manager


Greater New York City Area


About this vacancy


On behalf of our client CLAFIS, a dynamic and people-oriented engineering company originally from the Netherlands, YER is currently recruiting an experienced Office Manager for their new to be opened office in New York.

Job description

For development, growth and success in the USA, the Office Manager will be given the responsibility to run the operative daily business and serve the US customers.

CLAFIS is looking for an energetic, motivated self-starter with excellent time management-, organizational- and decision making skills.  The Office Manager will report directly to the CEO.  

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing day-to-day activities of typical functions within the business office.
  • Being a Direct Sparring partner of the CEO, an advisor and director at strategic level.
  • Responsible for the reporting of meetings.
  • Being a Signal function for relevant issues and assess these in consultation with the CEO.
  • Writing of policy papers and preparation of presentations.
  • Monitoring progress and substance of decision process.
  • Following up on decisions made timely and their concrete actions.
  • Managing and overseeing quality and timely delivery of paperwork.
  • Performing a variety of other tasks.


CLAFIS is an independent Multi-disciplinary Engineering Company with a strongly anchored network in The Netherlands. Consisting of more than 450 technical specialists, they strive to be a leading Engineering Company and work with solutions that serve their clients in the world's most fundamental industries, such as Chemistry, Energy & Transport, Food, Buildings, Surveying, Infrastructure, Maritime, Oil & Gas and Technology. CLAFIS was founded 13 years ago and is currently in the top 20 engineering companies in the Netherlands.

Especially in the partnerships CLAFIS build and when it comes to multi-disciplinary solutions for ingenious issues they create value by combining their knowledge, people and solutions.

  • Committed: they bring out the best in each other due to true involvement. Pro-active, open and binding, that's how they like to work.
  • Driven: to offer the best, the smartest, in short the most ingenious solutions; that's what's hidden in their DNA. They continuously look for ways to reinforce the added value of their solutions.
  • Knowledgeable: to expose the question behind the question is what they do best. With their knowledge and expertise they come to the most specific answers and feasible solutions.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelors or Master's degree, preferably in Law or Business Management.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar complex work environment.
  • (large -scale) Project management experience is a plus.
  • Excellent writing skills and detail oriented.
  • Be able to stay abreast of developments with regards to policy advice and assess on consequences and applicability.
  • Excellent decision making and trouble-shooting abilities.
  • Ability to interact with related departments in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work under minimal guidance within a small office team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills, dependability and accuracy are mandatory.


Analytical, strategic, diplomatic, tactful, honest, integrity, team player, flexible, creative, entrepreneurial, decisive, persuasive, patience, determination, resourceful, pioneer.

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Florence van den Bergh

YER New York

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