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Assistant Works Council (m/f/d)



You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious Team in a state of the art manufacturing environment in Cologne.


Do you enjoy working with people? Do you enjoy working in a team and providing your colleagues with the best possible results from your work? Become part of our team as Team Assistant Works Council (m/f/d). In your multifaceted role, you will support and relieve the chairperson as well as the works council team in all administrative matters and take on the independent organisation of the works council office in this responsible role. 


You will be responsible for the following aspects: 

Your agenda will include the independent control and allocation of incoming and outgoing mail from managers and individual works council members according to relevance and priority. You are responsible for checking (form and content), controlling, tracking and coordinating all correspondence/hearings according to the Works Council Constitution Act (BetrVG) as well as checking for completeness and data inconsistencies. Furthermore, you are responsible for preparing invitations to meetings with the works council and management as well as sending out the invitations (by e-mail and post) and receive appointment requests and information for the works council and all functionaries of the works council. Further key tasks are: 

  • Keeping and organising works council documents in compliance with legal requirements
  • Organisation and coordination of events for the works council and management, as well as arranging meeting rooms/catering
  • Taking minutes of meetings and committees
  • Correspondence and organisation with the trade union and legal representation and coordination of all issues


To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:

You have a completed commercial training or a completed training as a legal assistant (focus on labour law desirable) and already have some years of professional experience in a comparable position. In addition, you have a good command of MS Office. Knowledge of SAP and works constitution law is an advantage. Your profile is rounded off by a structured and independent way of working and a high willingness to serve as well as excellent communication skills. Further important qualifications are:

  • Fluent German and good knowledge of English
  • Flexibility, stress resistance, loyalty and discretion


More about us:

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener worldwww.NKT.com. 


Contact and application
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

Interested? Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page.

We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions.

Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact our Business Partner Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.


We welcome your application!


Posting Date:  18-Jun-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Temporary contract

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