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Job Description

Workplace Experience Lead, Benelux + Cluster

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Delivering Operational Excellence:

Coordinate Multiple Workplaces:

  • Act as the primary point of escalation for local workplace teams and supplier management across multiple workplaces.
  • Oversee all aspects of facilities services, from lease agreements to office access, ensuring operational excellence and alignment with firm requirements.

    Financial Management and Budget Oversight:

    • Monitor workplace budget spend and provide updates to the Workplace Experience Lead, Market Cluster.
    • Evaluate and improve the firm's use of space and assets, aligning with vision and objectives.

    Facility Adaptation and Compliance:

    • Adapt facilities and services to meet access requirements and recommend improvements.
    • Implement policies and procedures to meet (local) legislative, statutory, and regulatory requirements.

    Security and Safety Oversight:

    • Liaise with global and local security and health & safety representatives to ensure on-site employee safety.
    • Act as a lead on business continuity procedures, ensuring workplace safety.

    Event Management and Logistics:

    • Manage the set-up and closure of events spaces for workplace events.
    • Provide logistical support for events, including catering and refreshments.

    Managing an Exceptional Team:

    Operational Excellence Oversight:

    • Manage day-to-day operations, including design, settings, and services, aligned with the new strategy.
    • Oversee a team of insourced and outsourced workplace professionals, covering office management, project management, health & safety, and workplace sustainability.

    Talent Management and Development:

    • Assure a solid talent pipeline, fostering a culture of development and work-life balance.
    • Build, train, and retain an exceptional team of Workplace Experience professionals through clear OKRs and development plans.

    Strategic Implementation and Policy Adherence:

    • Ensure the market cluster's voice is reflected in the workplace experience vision and strategy.
    • Apply global workplace experience strategies and policies, conveying them to local business leadership effectively.


    Financial Oversight and Real Estate Management:

    • Set and manage the WPE budget in the market cluster, tracking spend and contributing to local synergy targets.
    • Track renewal dates on local real estate leases, ensuring timely decisions in partnership with the WPE Strategy & Policy Lead.

    Engagement and Collaboration:

    • Actively participate in the Workplace Experience leadership team forums, sharing knowledge and best practices.
    • Identify and deliver opportunities for continuous improvement in the Workplace Experience function.
    • Collaborate with WPE Leads for other markets, ensuring alignment and coordination across functions.
    • Support WPE Programmes Lead and Strategy and Policy Lead in integration-related programs and initiatives

    Employee Engagement and Local Initiatives:

    • Annually budget for and set up multidisciplinary teams to deliver large employee engagement events.
    • Proactively discuss business needs with local leadership to align the workplace real estate portfolio with business requirements.


    Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

    • An attractive Base Salary.
    • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
    • An excellent Equity program. This role plays a key part to the success of the organisation and therefore you will receive a piece of Adevinta every 6 months.
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
    • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
    • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
    • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.

    On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

    Company Description

    Marktplaats in The Netherlands, and 2dehands and 2ememain in Belgium, are part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist. The three brands are hosted on a multi-tenant platform, operated from our Amsterdam location, and are the top players in the classifieds space throughout the Benelux region.

    We offer consumers the opportunity to trade their unwanted products and contribute to a greener, circular economy. We offer businesses - of all sizes, from the smallest hobbyist to the biggest brands in Benelux - a platform to showcase their goods and services online to over 11 million monthly unique users.

    Adevinta is recognised as a sustainability leader and is one of only six companies listed in the Media & Entertainment industry group on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe.

    Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

    If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.


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