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Danaher Corporation Office Manager DACH-PL in Duesseldorf, Germany


  • The Office Manager plays a key role for all office related tasks, focus will be the German office, but office related processes for AT, CH and PL will be in scope as well.

  • Furthermore, the office manager will support the region with admin related tasks, the organization of local (internal) events and assists in cross-functional projects


  • Facilities Management including phones, IT, building, equipment, catering

  • Act as the link with the European Headquarters located in France

  • Assist with contract management, like contract compliance in Germany or CTPK

  • Manage incoming correspondence and re-direct if needed to the departments/persons in charge

  • Act from time to time as regional representative in EMEA cross-functional projects and/or act as project assistant in regional projects

  • Embrace the Danaher and Cepheid core values, and ensure strict compliance to all company policies and Danaher code of conduct

  • Assist the local leadership team with basic admin tasks

  • Manage all office related vendors

  • Ensure in time delivery of materials for external events

  • Manage basic finance and HR tasks


Education or Experience (in years):

  • High school degree (or equivalent experience) with 0-1 year of work experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an office management related work environment

  • Experience MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Knowledge and skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • German language skills mandatory

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, written and verbally

  • High attention to details with the ability to effectively review and understand sales agreements, proposals, purchase orders, and related information

  • Strong focus on driving (internal) customer satisfaction

  • Good problem solving and analytical skills

  • Demonstrating good judgment and initiative

  • Self-motivated, confident, reliable and able to plan and follow up on outstanding issues

  • Able to operate in a fast-paced environment

  • Should be an outgoing, positive, team player

  • Strong sense of accountability


  • Travel minimum 5% –regional and some international travel is required.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

Operating Company: Cepheid