Administration & secretarial

Because ASTRON consists of four divisions each division of has its own secretarial department. That is why we have different administrative and secretarial functions.

Administrative and secretarial functions support both the departments as the head of an department. We also have secretaries for our management.

These functions have many different tasks and therefore a workday looks diverse. You can think of the following tasks:

  • Schedule appointments
  • Organize business trips
  • Preparation of correspondence
  • Undertake administrative actions

In addition, the secretaries remain closely involved in the many events we organize.

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Marco Drost
Head Operations & Maintenance

The choice to work at ASTRON was one I could make immediate. I wanted to enjoy working in a high tech environment, but also have the opportunity to keep developing myself. The beautiful surroundings in which ASTRON is located, the Dwingelderveld, made my decision very easy. Personally I find it fascinating to realize an instrument […]

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