PA at Shell

Hours per week
40 hours
Contract type
Salary indication
€ 3540,- p/m
Vacancy number

About the job

About the job

We are looking for someone to provide administrative and ad-hoc support to the Shell NL Tax function in Den Haag, especially to VPs. The principal accountabilities of this role are as follows:

  • Day-to-day support to a VP in Tax in addition to Tax department staff regarding complex business travel arrangements (VISA applications, ESTA), create detailed travel packages, leave management, coordination of trainings, registration of conferences and expense management;
  • Apply for Dutch residency certificates and statements at the Dutch tax authority upon request from global Shell colleagues.
  • Apply for legalization and apostile documents, keeping close contact with the Dutch Tax Authorities and Corporate Legal Secretaries when needed for the residency certificates;
  • Analysing incoming correspondence and managing distribution of outgoing correspondence and documentation;
  • Tasks related to information management, keeping distribution lists up to date, distribution/registration of incoming mail, actively maintaining SharePoint sites;
  • Ensure all requests to sign documents (by Tax NL staff or Company Directors) are followed up on or before deadline; keeping close contact with the Corporate Legal Secretaries and/or our teams in Asia and Poland;
  • Drafting letters/statements as carefully instructed by Tax Advisors or by using templates;
  • Responsible for onboarding (office, phone, computer, security, access to databases, information systems) and offboarding (deregistration, etc.) of Tax department staff;
  • Maintaining documents libraries in SharePoint for the Tax Unit, including maintenance of change log, distribution lists, issue information notes to concerned users;
  • Coordination of Tax Q-close activities (scheduling meetings, track attendance, and distribute minutes in a set timeframe);
  • Coordination of various projects in the Tax Department (i.e. filing and storage of tax documentation – internal and external);
  • Active member of the SMC and Event Team Committee;
  • Proficient in SERP and IQN to assist in creating the initial payment request for Tax invoices and forwarding all coded invoices and credit notes to relevant parties for approval. IQN: Assist in creating and submitting Contract/Work Statements for The NL based Tax community;
  • Setting up team meetings, pre-Q Close meetings, webcasts, etc., creating year planners for recurrent meetings.
  • Room and resource bookings for meetings and/or events and visitor registration;
  • Organize various logistic support for the Tax department;
  • All other activities as required such as assisting in Event Organization, assisting logistics support to Tax Team members, general team support, etc.

What we offer

Opportunity for a self-starter with Shell, doing PA and ad-hoc work. This position is initially for one year only. An opportunity to gain valuable experience at an multinational company. An attractive gross salary ranging between 2, 800 and 3,500 euro based on a full time basis and pursuant relevant job experience.

Job requirements

  • Someone with a HBO in law is preferred;
  • A person who is a self-starter and preferably with Shell experience;
  • You have the ability to make things your own and learns really fast;
  • A colleague that is easy to get a long with and who is an ultimate team player;
  • Excellent English and Dutch language skills. Most of the work will be in English, but Dutch is essential in your communication with the tax authority;
  • Experience commensurate with the requirements of the role: this is an individual contributor position, requiring good working knowledge in the area of Taxation;
  • Appropriate technical, professional, and business knowledge/experience/qualifications;
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills with the ability to prioritize tasks with attention to details;
  • Excellent team player but also ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced work environment and remain calm under pressure;
  • Flexibility to take on new tasks as required, pro-active attitude; not afraid to ask questions;
  • Proven proficiency at using Microsoft Office software such as MS Word; PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, IQN, SERP;
  • Ability to multi-task and handle ongoing ad hoc requests;
  • Very good interpersonal skills, i.e. a helpful and positive approach to management and staff in the department;
  • Effective problem solving and continuous improvement ability;
  • FSO SharePoint experience or willingness to learn in short term;
  • Available initially for 40 hours per week (voltijdbaan), which could be worked down to 32 hours per week. May be required to work outside of normal business hours;

About the company

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, operating in more than 140 countries and territories, employing over 100,000 people. We are best known to the public for our service stations and for exploring and producing oil and gas on land and at sea; but we deliver a much wider range of energy solutions and petrochemicals to customers. These include transporting and trading oil and gas, marketing natural gas, producing and selling fuel for ships and planes, generating electricity and providing energy efficiency advice. We also produce and sell petrochemical building blocks to industrial customers globally and we are investing in making renewable and lower-carbon energy sources competitive for large-scale use. This vacancy is for Shell International, Headoffice of Shell in The Hague.

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Job information

Unique Uitzendbureau Shell Den Haag

Carel van Bylandtlaan 16
2596 HR 's-Gravenhage

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