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Executive Assistant


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-5279

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a well-established entity who are looking to hire an Executive Assistant for their Abu Dhabi office.

For this full-time permanent role, you will be responsible for extensive administration duties to include diary management, business correspondence and travel arrangements. You will also liaise with other internal administration departments to ensure that the Directors communications are complied with in an efficient and timely manner. In addition, you will carry out project research on behalf of the Director as well as Heads of Department that require support.

You will be working in an international team and your duties will therefore be varied and you must be flexible working within a diverse team. In addition to EA duties, there will also be team administration responsibilities to cover in-order to effectively support the department.

You will report to the CIO and assist 11 other team members in the Real Assets department.


The successful candidate should be educated to Degree level with at least 10 years of general administrative experience in a professional support capacity, ideally with a background within the finance industry. This corporate organisation demands high standards, therefore it is essential you are well presented and possess excellent communication skills in English.

Arabic would be advantageous. The ideal candidate must be energetic, extremely driven, eager to exceed expectations and in possession of an unquestionable work ethic.

Our client has a preference for Western educated candidates and those currently residing in Abu Dhabi.

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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