Assistant to VP (m/f/d)

About the role


Location: Austria - Vienna

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent



We embrace the diversity of our people.



The purpose of this role is to provide proactive support the VPs of Operations HC and Operations PO. The incumbent will carry out a wide range of administrative activities as well as initiate, inform, organise, implement, research, verify and report independently. Additionally, they will act as the face of the department and as first point of contact.


In this exciting role, your tasks will include to:


  • Read and analyse incoming correspondence to determine their significance and decide proactively upon solutions and further action
  • Compose correspondence for own or manager's signature and prepare presentations and standard reports
  • Update and follow-up on delegated tasks on your own initiative in order to keep deadlines
  • Provide routine administrative support, coordination and optimisation (e.g. travel arrangements, expense settlement, calendar and Inbox administration)
  • Support, organise, research, coordinate and plan (international) meetings and events
  • Administrate and maintain Sharepoint and the department’s section of our website


About you


As our preferred candidate, you fulfill the following requirements:


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant area
  • Prior experience as a management assistant in an international corporate environment is an asset
  • Business fluency in English (our corporate language)
  • Excellence in MS Office programmes & IT tools
  • Excellent organising and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines


About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Peter Nieswohl, ( Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


Following Austrian law regulations, we offer, reflecting your experiences, skills and competencies, competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement starting at EUR 43.200 annual gross salary (based on 38 hrs/week) and are willing to pay more based on your experience and background. In addition, we offer a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


With head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs 6,900 employees and operates in over 120 countries. In 2021, Borealis generated total sales and other income of EUR 10,153 million and a net profit of EUR 1,396 million. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of Borealis, while the remaining 25% is owned by a holding company of the Abu-Dhabi based Mubadala. We supply services and products to customers around the globe through Borealis and two important joint ventures: Borouge (with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, or ADNOC, based in UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | | 


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

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