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Arabic Executive Assistant

Irwin & Dow

Doha, Qatar

Ref: NP447-1258

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A global management organisation with offices across the world now have a vacancy for an Executive Assistant within their Doha office. The organisation prides itself on their adaptability and work ethics to ensure they attract clients from a wide range of industry sectors including energy, financial services, health care, private equity and telecoms and as such this role can offer great career growth.

Reporting to the Senior EA Team leader you will work closely to support a Partner and provide comprehensive administrative, secretarial and organisational support, ensuring the Partner is organised with complex diary management, global travel itineraries and associated documents. This is a fast paced and dynamic environment, and it is imperative that you can be flexible in your approach to the role, fully committed and able to manage highly confidential and evolving project objectives and strategies. You will be a consummate professional and able to anticipate needs and be a strong problem solver, taking decisions to maximize the Partner’s time and efficiencies.

You will also act as a gate keeper to field calls and emails and where possible, resolve any queries at the initial stage and manage workload effectively. You will liaise with clients and internal stakeholders in various global offices, developing and maintaining strong co-operative relationships at all levels. Strong communication skills are vital in both Arabic and English (both spoken and written).

QAR 19,000 to 20,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Annual bonus and medical insurance


Our client really is an employer that values its staff and creates clear development plans and opportunities for employees at all levels of seniority. It is expected that you are a career Executive Assistant with a minimum of 4-5 years’ experience of supporting those at Senior C-suite level in an international environment, within the banking, legal or consultancy sectors. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate experience across the Middle East region. The successful candidate will possess strong IT skills, including Excel and PowerPoint and although a degree is not a necessity, it would be preferred.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.

Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.

Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.

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Executive Assistant salaries in Qatar

Average monthly compensation
QAR 17,500

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