Job opening: Next-level Executive Assistant, Chairman Executive Board GGNet, NL-Warnsveld (36 hrs/wk)!

Are you the enthusiastic assistant to the chairman of the executive board at GGNet we are seeking? A professional  who truly wants to make a difference? Responsible, and accessible with a human touch? Do you aspire to facilitate clients’ independent participation in society as effectively as possible? To contribute optimally to “A world to win”? And do you see yourself seamlessly fitting into the profile described below? If so, we would greatly appreciate receiving your application in Dutch, including CV and a brief motivation, by Monday, April 19, 2024, at noon via (kindly refer to the role information below).

Assisting excellent leadership. Through attention, focus and quality.





   The organization

GGNet is widely recognized as a premier specialist in mental healthcare, providing comprehensive support to individuals of all ages -from youth to seniors – dealing with various complex psychological challenges. Offering preventive courses, extensive therapy sessions, and cutting-edge treatment methods incorporating technology, GGNet is steadfast in its mission to achieve “A world to win”. With a workforce of over 2,200 dedicated professionals who harness their energy, expertise, and knowledge each day, GGNet is committed to empowering clients to integrate into society as independently as possible.

Located at its primary facility in Warnsveld, which features a team of approximately 70 professionals, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate Executive Assistant to provide support to the chairman of the Board of Directors.


The core values guiding all activities of this specialized quality player within the healthcare sector include being meaningful, taking responsibility, and being human-centered and accessible. Close collaboration is paramount, as is achieving a high-quality standard, maintaining short communication lines, and establishing clear agreements at every level. Its internal culture is best described as human-centered, open, informal, knowledge-driven, intrinsically motivated, meticulous, and in transition.

What is GGNet offering?

In addition to the opportunity to support clients in their independent participation in society, GGNet offers attractive primary and secondary employment conditions. Based on a 36-hour workweek, these include an 8.3% year-end bonus, 8% holiday allowance, a 50% pension contribution to PFZW, and a balance arrangement allowing for choice between extra leisure time, education, or payment. Additionally, GGNet provides a remote work policy and setup, along with a mobile phone and laptop. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside an inspiring and passionate chairman of the Board and Board of Directors, ensuring each day brings new challenges and opportunities.


   The role

The role of executive assistant to GGNet’s chairman of the Executive Board involves providing high-level support and assistance. This entails one-to-one support, encompassing all aspects from A to Z. Your responsibilities will primarily focus on proactivity, progress monitoring, anticipating and planning ahead, as well as identifying, initiating, and coordinating necessary actions. You will collaborate closely with your counterpart, supporting the healthcare-oriented executive, and provide coverage during absences. Additionally, you will work closely with the company secretary.

As to this role’s main responsibilities, you can expect:

  • Role of sparring partner; 
  • Primary point of contact, both internally and externally;
  • Managing complex agendas and time effectively;
  • Preparing, planning, organizing, coordinating, and documenting meetings (Board meetings once a week, Audit Committee 5 times a year, and Union meetings once a year);
  • Preparing, organizing, and coordinating various other gatherings, events, and calls;
  • Monitoring the follow-up of action points and decisions;
  • Deepening understanding of processes, procedures, and regulations;
  • Optimally streamlining and structuring daily operations;
  • Handling email correspondence and coordinating information flow;
  • Maintaining brand identity, communication, and delivering presentations;
  • Keeping the CRM and E-archiving system up-to-date;
  • Assisting in managing and, where possible, further professionalizing the office organization;
  • Handling all other miscellaneous, broadly supportive tasks.


   The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for this role should have several years of relevant experience, demonstrating professionalism, decisiveness, and a solution-oriented mindset. They must enjoy ensuring smooth operations and align with the organization’s values, known for integrity, innovation, energy, and organizational skills. Additionally, they should be digitally savvy, proactive, and resilient, adept at both teamwork and independent work. Prioritizing service and quality, they should be assertive when needed, maintain perspective, and be adaptable, cheerful, and naturally curious about business operations. With a keen sense of balance, they should actively participate in their executive’s activities and goals, dedicated to ensuring sustainable excellence for the organization. Their exceptional adaptability and impact make them a valuable asset.

The ideal candidate identifies well with the following criteria and competencies:


  • Interest in and affinity with the specialized quality world of GGNet;
  • Bachelor’s degree level of education and thinking; for example, completion of a Higher Hotel Management (BBA) program and/or Executive Support;
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience in a professional environment;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch language, both spoken and written;
  • Excellent proficiency in Office 365 and Teams – digitally skilled;
  • After watching the company video below (in Dutch), you are eager to contribute optimally to “A world to win”!



  • Engaged in society and sustainable development (SDGs);
  • Flexible, proactive, and decisive (taking initiative);
  • Pleasantly assertive with attention to detail;
  • Accessible and knowledgeable;
  • Integrity and organizational sensitivity;
  • Quality- and service-oriented, even under pressure;
  • Representative, with a good sense of humor.


    Application information

In summary, are you the passionate executive assistant to the chairman of the Executive Board we are searching for? The one who truly wants to make a difference, is responsible, and accessible with a human touch? Do you want to help facilitate clients’ participation in society as independently as possible, and contribute optimally to “A world to win”? And do you see yourself seamlessly fitting into the profile described above? If so, we would highly appreciate your application in Dutch, including CV and concise motivation, by noon April 15, 2024 via


The search for this vacancy is exclusively handled by SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants. Direct applications to FoodvalleyNL or any of its subsidiaries or partnerships, will not be processed.

Application process

  • Deadline applications: Monday, April 15, 2024 at 12:00 Noon;
  • Initial meetings with SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants, Warnsveld/Laag-Keppel/online: ideally w/c April 15, 2024; TBD;
  • Interviews with GGNet’s Chairman Execurive Board: ideally w/c April 24, 2024; TBD;
  • Ideal start date: June 1st, 2024; TBD;
  • Employment type: Permanent (36 hrs/wk).


About SMEENK’S Top Personal Assistants, your intermediairy

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Maartje C. Smeenk representing vacancy Bestuursassistent GGNet
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