Office Manager

Job description

We’re holding out for a hero! “and you’ve got to be fun, and you’ve got to be hands-on and you’ve got to bring our office to life!”

What you’ll do

You’re truly that special someone who makes the cogs of our office work! You’ll ensure our workplace is welcoming and well-supplied, creating unbeatable employee and customer experiences:

  • A friendly face and first point of contact for Castorians, candidates, customers and contractors

  • Ensuring all communal spaces are well organised, well-stocked and perfectly presentable

  • Owning facilities management including all supplier, contractor and insurance set-ups

  • Loving our wellbeing by caring for our green and environmentally friendly office

  • Planning, communicating and supporting company wide meetings, social meet-ups and people events such as away-days, retreats and celebrations 

What you’ll bring

You’ll bring all the hands-on skills that make you our ‘office oracle!’ With a personal, positive and people-focussed approach, you’ll truly engage others to support an efficient, energetic, functional and dynamic working environment:  


  • Significant working experience in leading office and facilities management

  • Experience with researching, selecting and managing office and facilities suppliers 

  • A love to collaborate and desire to help and support others in working effectively

  • A passion for the dynamism of start-up life and the attitude to get things done yourself 

  • An entrepreneurial spirit - delivering creativity, initiative, autonomy and accuracy in all you do

  • Fluency in both English and Dutch

What you’ll learn

It’s a crucial time for Castor. We’re on ‘full power mode’ and scaling-up at an exponential rate. For you, the opportunities are endless:

  • Working in our People team, you’ll develop your skills to support the employee experience

  • Helping to shape the working and operational structure of our brand new, three-floor, office 

  • Working in a dynamic, collaborative and fast-paced start-up to develop your broader abilities

  • A chance to support the international growth of a true scale-up company

  • Be involved in maximising the impact of medical research and improving healthcare worldwide

What you’ll get

At Castor we truly live our core values, believing we can achieve anything with a healthy and happy team. With this in mind, we offer the following benefits:

  • Brand new offices by Amstelstation as of September 2019!

  • A competitive salary plus an annual company bonus scheme of up to 10%

  • 30 days annual leave plus 6 public holidays 

  • An individual training and professional development budget 

  • Flexible working with the opportunity to work from home 1 day per week

  • Lunch and healthy snacks in the office every day

  • A new Mac or Dell laptop