Office Manager (Lucerne)

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Yandex is a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Our goal is to help consumers and businesses better navigate the online and offline world. Since 1997, we have delivered world-class, locally relevant search and information services.
Additionally, we have developed market-leading on-demand transportation services, navigation products, and other mobile applications for millions of consumers across the globe. Yandex, which has over 20 offices worldwide, has been listed on the NASDAQ since 2011.
We are looking for an office manager for our office in Lucerne.


  • Swiss/EU citizenship, valid residency or work permit;
  • fluent German, English and Russian;
  • higher education;
  • minimum two years of experience in a similar position;
  • good knowledge of local Swiss HR, accounting and tax processes and terminology;
  • ability to work independently;
  • experience with the Oracle electronic document flow system is a plus.


  • provide general office support: communicate with property managers, vendors and suppliers (order stationery items, food and drinks, arrange cleaning and maintenance, and so on);
  • plan and control the office budget;
  • cooperate with various HQ departments located in Moscow (Sales, Legal, Logistics, HR, Accounting, Tax, Marketing, and others) as well as representatives of Yandex offices worldwide;
  • manage local staff records in cooperation with HR: create and cancel employment contracts, administer C&B program, handle social security payments and other details;
  • ensure compliance with local laws and regulations, especially in the areas of employment law and workplace safety;
  • maintain contracts, invoices, correspondence and other records;
  • provide documents to HQ as necessary;
  • prepare and control monthly payroll for our external provider;
  • create and handle expense reports (including for staff when needed);
  • help plan company outings and events;
  • manage document flow and archiving for all Swiss legal entities;
  • assist the international sales team with contracts, client documents and events.

Work conditions:

  • full-time position based in our office in Lucerne;
  • competitive salary;
  • employee benefits package that includes performance-based bonuses, corporate mobile connection, lunch allowance, and more;
  • cozy, modern office with snacks at coffee point.