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Executive Assistant

Do you have the experience and drive to help building a new Corporate Secretariat? 

If you bring solid experience as Executive Assistant/Legal Secretary, and you are looking for a job where you can bring all your skills and ideas into play, this is the perfect opportunity. You will support our Head of Corporate Secretariat in development of the new office to deliver best-in-class assistance to Chr. Hansen Holding’s Board of Directors as well as solid management of insiders in Chr. Hansen. Besides exciting challenges and influence you can look forward to joining a very successful and growing international company with a leading position worldwide.  

Planning and execution of board and committee meetings and insider management 

Your responsibility will cover all tasks related to the service of the Chairman, the Board and insiders spanning administration, coordination and development of materials, processes and tools to create the best basis for successful meetings and insider management. You will: 

  • Contribute to establishing a new Corporate Secretariat – processes, tools etc. 
  • Handle all kinds of administrative tasks e.g. drafting agendas, preparing board material, proof reading, travel bookings etc. 
  • Prepare material and documents for the board meetings   
  • Administrate the board’s web portal and the Secretariat’s SharePoint solution 
  • Administrate the insider portal – employees and externals with access to stock sensitive information 
  • Act as back-up to the PA to the President & CEO of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S 
  • Act as PA to the Head of the Corporate Secretariat 

Building a new Secretariat is a unique opportunity to do things right from the beginning, and we look forward to hearing your ideas and benefitting from your experience – also in regard to the creation of a working environment characterized by openness, honesty, helpfulness and cooperation.  

+10 years’ experience as Executive Assistant/Legal Secretary 

You bring at least 10 years’ experience from a similar role and you fully understand the executive management lingo, priorities, high-level processes and need for strict confidentiality. Related to this, you know that the role requires multitasking skills and a flexible attitude, especially in the days around board/committee meetings. You can handle this by use of your service-minded nature, your excellent planning skills and your ability to keep calm when surrounded by numerous tasks and deadlines.  

You must bring good IT-skills covering MS Office and hopefully SharePoint. On the personal level, you thrive on handling tasks independently and you can ensure that all details are in place. You have a strong command of English making you capable of communicating with board members and preparing executive documents, presentations etc. As much of our internal communication is in Danish you must also master this.  


If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact Jette Liboriussen, Head of Corporate Secretariat at +45 5218 0862.  


Please apply on-line. Here you can enter your details into our CV-bank. Deadline for applications is 29 May 2017. The plan is that you will begin 1 August.

Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The products include cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colors, and all solutions are based on strong research and development competencies coupled with significant technology investments. Revenue in the 2015/16 financial year was EUR 949 million. The company has more than 2,800 dedicated employees in 30 countries and main production facilities in Denmark, France, USA and Germany. Chr. Hansen was founded in 1874 and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. For further information, please visit
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