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Bilingual Executive Assistant - Arabic Fluency

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1424

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Based at our client’s corporate DIFC office, an opportunity has arisen to provide complete Executive support within a private wealth management company. This position is extremely varied and will provide support to various Senior Executives within the Investments Team, from extensive excel financial reports and PowerPoint presentations to general administration and diary coordination across global time zones.

This is a fast paced and self-motivated environment, so candidates need to be able to work quickly and accurately in order to anticipate the needs of the team and be extremely proactive and positive. As an Executive Assistant the role will be to file highly confidential and private documents, provide general updates to HNWI clients and have a basic understanding of legal and financial terminology and processes concerning private investments. In addition, you will also offer support with client PowerPoint presentations, internal and external correspondence, general document control, proof reading and drafting, meeting schedules, diary and global travel arrangements.


It is therefore expected that you will be degree educated (or equivalent), and have a bilingual language proficiency in Arabic fluency. Our client is seeking an individual with experience in a multi-national, multi-cultural corporation, with a strong team ethic. Exceptional personal skills including social competency, strong cross-functional communication and people skills alongside a high energy and the ability to be engaged both inside and outside of normal business hours on occasion is required. Applicants must also have proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and be a quick learner of processes and systems.

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 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 are key in representing this amazing office environment and its successful and exceptionally stable business.

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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