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Arabic Receptionist – Financial Services

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-944

Job description / Role

Based at our client’s corporate DIFC office, an opportunity has arisen to provide Reception and Administrative support within a private wealth management company. This position requires a fluent Arabic speaker to native standard and is extremely varied. You will provide support to the office regarding all incoming visitors, internal meetings, general queries and business continuity.

This is a fast paced and self-motivated environment, so candidates need to be able to work quickly and professionally in order to be one step ahead at all times. As a Receptionist you will be the first point of contact for all telephone calls and visitors, many of which will be high net worth individual clients. It is therefore essential that you are well presented and accustomed to handling people at all levels of seniority. It is also expected that you will manage all internal meetings rooms, ensuring they are prepared with refreshments and equipment in advance with the assistance of the junior staff, whom you will also oversee. You will take charge of confidential document collation, ordering of couriers, stationary and pantry supplies and ensure extremely high standards of housekeeping within the reception area and overall office. As you will provide support to the wider team with any additional administrative work you should possess strong MS office skills including excel and PowerPoint.


To be successful in this role you should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role within a professional services environment and be a native Arabic speaker (including reading and writing). The correct work ethic, personality and overall attitude is very important to our client in order to be a best fit for the company. You will be an individual with a positive outlook, high energy and a strong team spirit. The ability to multitask with exemplary time management skills is paramount as is strong interpersonal skills. Corporate appearance and immaculate presentation is also key in representing this DIFC client.

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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Receptionist salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 4,000

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