Director of Support Services - Arabic Speaking



Ref: GP186-4873

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse has an exciting opportunity with a professional organisation who has been established in the region over 15 years. Due to a restructure they are now looking to hire a Director of Support Services who will guide, direct, administer and coordinate the administrative functions whilst leading a dedicated and driven team. The role requires someone who is already based in Qatar and is fluent in Arabic.

You will be responsible for the complete administrative support services under the direction of the CEO with accountabilities including but not limited to, maintaining the organizations administrative policies and procedures manual, collaborating with management to draft as well as implementing and managing the annual administrative budget. In addition, you will manage and oversee the department business plan as well as handling all governmental and IT support functions. You will also be responsible for drafting, analyzing and the distribution of statistical reports to key company stakeholders and regulatory authorities as and when required. You will also ensure the organisations compliance with applicable health and safety licensing and certification requirements is compliant with governing bodies.


To be considered for this amazing opportunity, the successful candidate will have a minimum of 12-15 years in the same role managing and leading a team, and will hold a bachelor Degree in Business Administration or related field. You will have a thorough understanding of all administrative functional areas including the Qatar labour law, Governmental Services, IT and Finance, will be highly analytical, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, is a professional individual who has the ability to interact with a variety of personalities, and will have also worked alongside senior internal and external stakeholders. Excellent business acumen, strong leadership and supervisory skills, outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail along and time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines will be needed to be successful in this role.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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