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Facility Supervisor Soft Services

As Optiver’s Facility Supervisor Soft Services, you’ll ensure our Amsterdam office runs smoothly and safely. You’ll work within a diverse team to co-ordinate all soft services and internal events to establish a well-run workplace for everyone. From managing reception to events and catering, no two days are the same in our dynamic Amsterdam location.

Do you have great management skills, the ability to self-manage and big ideas? If so, Optiver is a place you will have the freedom and resources to bring your ideas to life. This is your opportunity to operate with autonomy and make a direct impact on Optiver’s global headquarters!    

Who we are:

Optiver is a tech-driven trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 50+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilising force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.

Our Amsterdam office is where it all began. Over 35 years ago, Optiver’s business started with a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s European Stock Exchange. Since our 1986 founding, Optiver’s Amsterdam office has grown into one of the most dynamic and exciting trading floors in Europe. Our culture reflects the Dutch capital city’s progressive, innovative and inclusive nature. With its unique spirit, Amsterdam is the ideal hub for our teams to trade a wide range of products from listed derivatives to cash equities, ETFs, bonds and foreign exchange. 

What you will do:

As our Facility Supervisor Soft Services, you’ll be responsible for the essential operations of our office. You’ll work closely alongside facility and service departments including reception, security, cleaning, food and beverage, maintenance and property management to ensure everything operates smoothly. Your attention to detail and management skills will guarantee tasks are carried out to the highest standard.

In your day-to-day, you’ll report to our Facility Manager and will supervise the daily operations of the reception. You will also manage security, cleaning, catering and several of our preferred suppliers. You will also play a key role in procurement, workplace optimisation and office health and safety. Each day will carry new challenges and opportunities to make your mark on a leading global trading firm.

Who you are:

  • You have excellent stakeholder management skills
  • You enjoy working collaboratively and individually, with a drive to improve
  • You have the ability to manage time, meet deadlines and prioritise
  • You have a results-driven mindset and self-motivation
  • You are service oriented with exceptional attention to detail

In terms of skillset, we’re looking for:

  • An academic (HBO) degree, preferred Facility or Hotel Management
  • 2-6 years of relevant soft services experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written in English (Dutch is not a requirement but a plus)
  • Advanced computer skills in all Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Good understanding of organizational processes

What you will get:

  • The chance to start your career working alongside best-in-class professionals from over 40 different countries.
  • Our performance based bonus structure is unmatched anywhere in the industry. We combine our profits across desks, teams and offices into a global profit pool fostering a truly collaborative environment to work in.

Alongside this you will get great secondary benefits such as 25 paid vacation days, fully paid first-class commuting expenses, training opportunities, discounts on health insurance, breakfast and lunch facilities, sports and leisure activities, Friday afternoon drinks and even weekly in-house chair massages. Being highly international, we are accustomed to guiding expats through their relocation, offering competitive relocation packages and providing visa sponsorship where necessary.

How to apply:

Are you interested in furthering your career on one of the most dynamic and exciting trading floors in Europe?

Apply directly via the form below for the position of Facility Supervisor Soft Services. Please provide us with a CV and letter of motivation in English. Applications without a letter of motivation will not be reviewed. When we think there is a potential match, you will hear from us sooner than you expect. If you have any questions feel free to contact our Recruiter Jolijn Kruyne at [email protected].

Kindly note that we do not require any assistance from third-parties including agencies in the recruitment of this role.

Diversity Statement:

As an intentionally flat organisation, we believe that great ideas and impact can come from everyone. We are passionate about empowering individuals and creating diverse teams that thrive. Every person at Optiver should feel included, valued and respected, because we believe our best work is done together.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is hardwired through every stage of our hiring process. We encourage applications from candidates from any and all backgrounds, and we welcome requests for reasonable adjustments during the process to ensure that you can best demonstrate your abilities.