Corporate Team Assistant
Irwin & Dow
Job description / Role
Our client is a unique infrastructure fund focused on the energy projects across selected emerging markets. Working across the Middle East, Africa and the Levant they are continuing their growth trajectory and are now recruiting a Corporate Team Assistant to support several of the C-Suite corporate team.
The role will report into the COO and HR manager and assist with all the day to day administrative requirements of both offices. This will include for the COO, intense diary management and travel arrangements, compiling reports and presentations and monitoring expenses. From the HR perspective, you will be required to assist with all interview scheduling, employee engagement initiatives, assisting with onboarding and full HR filing and updates. There will be both internal and external stakeholder engagement and candidates should be confident when dealing with both their peers and seniors.
This is a very fast paced and dynamic financial 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 able to anticipate needs and be a strong problem solver and team player. The team are well established, and they all work collaboratively, assisting wherever necessary.
Strong communication skills in English are vital with fluency in Spanish an advantage. Ideally candidates will have had exposure to the investment, private equity, fund management sector and have a diverse administrative skill set. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate experience across the Middle East region. Although a degree is not a necessity, it would be preferred.
About the Company
Irwin & Dow is a boutique, business support and secretarial agency, founded in 2013 by Tracey Irwin. We offer bespoke, highly tailored recruitment solutions to their clients; global, multi-national organisations and predominant local businesses, as well as government entities and private UHNW individuals across the UAE and wider GCC market.
Tracey Irwin (Founder & Managing Director) has lived in the region for over 25 years. A dedicated recruitment professional, with over 15 years'. She has been privileged to be part of the UAE's emergence into the global business hub that is has become today, assisting many organizations establish their regional teams here. She is Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) certified out of the UK, and both Tracey and her team are committed to upholding best practice, world class recruitment standards and providing outstanding service to clients and candidates.