Executive Assistant - Saudi National

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: HP350-6521

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are assisting our client, a Professional Management Consultancy Company, in seeking an Executive Assistant to support the organisation's partner levels and work directly with the Executive Assistant Team Leader and Manager

Client Details

Our client has operated in the Middle East for over 20 years. The Saudi office is rapidly expanding its governmental and private sector clientele base.

Description

* Senior level planning and management of complex travel and diary management across various time zones.
* If necessary, prepare and proofread emails, packs, paperwork, documentation and correspondence, and respond appropriately.
* Effectively communicate with clients, teams, and other contacts while promptly screening and addressing calls and other correspondence.
* Collaborate with EAs in a team setting, providing backup cover for their Partners during vacations or sickness.
* In addition to helping the EA department by planning office social events and networking with the team, administrative duties also involve filing and keeping track of expenses, charges, and time sheets.
* Organize meetings for the Firm's personnel committees, clients, and internal parties as needed.
* Encourage self-improvement by setting and pursuing personal development goals, participating in appropriate training, and resolving any issues that may have been found.
* To proactively undertake new duties, often within the parameters of one's current position but occasionally going above and beyond.

Job Offer

This an exciting opportunity for career progression where the successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary. Additionally, the candidate will receive excellent Medical Insurance and Bonus.

Requirements

* Saudi Nationals required.
* Bachelor's Degree is a requirement.
* Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic.
* A minimum of 3-5 years of senior-level experience in a fast-paced environment of professional services or global organisation is necessary (preferably corporate).
* Working understanding of Microsoft Office and Outlook is required.
* Excellent time management skills and a natural ability to prioritise are required to manage many deadlines.
* Capable of working on one's initiative and taking a solution-oriented approach to problem-solving without supervision.
* Strong team player with a positive outlook who can work well with consultants and other EAs and is accustomed to working in a group dynamic.
* Excellent communicator who listens intently and adjusts their delivery to the audience.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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Executive Assistant salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 11,000

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