Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Corporate Services

Location(s):

  • An der Welle 5, Frankfurt, 60322, DE

Moody’s is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don’t meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles.

Moody's is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions.

At Moody’s, we’re taking action. We’re hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We’re educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report at moodys.com/diversity

Serving as a key support function to the Head of EU and Country Head of Moody’s Deutschland GmbH in the Regional Management team to help deliver on objectives and drive planning and execution. This role encompasses management, project execution and operational responsibilities across a wide range of opportunities and challenges. The role requires a combination of resourcefulness, strong organization, focus and flexibility, emotionally intelligent communications skills, ability to play an active, behind-the-scenes role, a high degree of personal and professional integrity, and discretion.

Core Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Head of EU to develop regional and country-level strategy
  • Act as liaison to EU Head with internal control functions and execute with minimal direction or outside assistance.
  • Lead special projects, typically on time sensitive matters or that require quick-turnaround turnaround.
  • Create decision templates, protocols, and presentations; including preparation of board materials
  • Serve as central point of contact and coordination for operational, infrastructure and control issues that require Regional Management involvement
  • Attend management meetings; identify agenda items; coordinate follow up to ensure execution of agreed-upon actions and effective flow of relevant information across teams
  • Prepare for external engagements with customers, regulators, policymakers and other key stakeholders. Coordinate internally to assemble briefing materials and follow up.
  • Draft responses to regulatory requests for information
  • Proactively review department administrative processes, consistently implementing best practices, efficiency improvements and establishing new processes when necessary
  • Oversee all aspects of personnel management for department including position management, on-boarding of new hires, promotions, transfers and terminations and periodic data integrity checks of Human Resources databases (i.e., PeopleSoft HRMS). Also includes ad hoc reporting of personnel information to department management as requested.
  • Establish clear protocols on standards of service and identify competencies with the administrative team. Effectively manage dissemination of work and performance across the team. Attend Senior Administrative Coordinator team meetings.
  • Oversee and maintain compensation budget within group ensuring that all increases (including merit, promotion, compression, etc.) are processed accurately, within budget and communicated on a timely basis. Additionally, may be called upon to manage group’s open positions and reserve fund.
  • Work with Office Manager on matters related to facility management and office space upgrades.
  • Coordinate and plan department- and office-wide events including group meetings, off-sites, outings and receptions taking care to stay within prescribed budget.

Qualifications

  • Excellent executive-style communications and presentation skills in English and German - visual/written/verbal
  • Ability to independently compose general German and English correspondence, memos and other documents for distribution to both internal and external clients of all levels
  • Results/action-orientation, excellent project management and execution skills
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills
  • Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity, inclusion and trust
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Able to successfully navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lead and manage others effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with Senior Management
  • Strong orientation toward teamwork
  • University Degree or adequate work experience in a similar role
  • Advanced working knowledge of, and skill in, standard office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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