Job description / Role
Charterhouse are exclusively engaged with a leading financial institution who are seeking an Arabic Speaking Executive Assistant.
The Executive Assistant will provide an advanced level of executive support to various executives with complex organizational responsibilities, typically working in a team environment. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary support and acts as a liaison between executives and their organizations. In some cases, the Executive Assistant may act as an executives representative, as appropriate.
Activities include preparing non-routine correspondence according to company guidelines for signature by executives, (i.e. brand compliance, proof reading materials for consistency, grammar, and spelling in English and Arabic); compiling processing and analysing data based on research objectives and preparing reports; arranging and coordinating meetings/conferences in liaison with the meeting and events planning team; anticipating travel needs of executives and independently coordinating complex travel arrangements; preparing draft proposals and presentations with direction from executives; managing complex calendar / diary activity, including coordination of appointments for executives; and providing telephone support and acting as executives representative to independently handle calls as appropriate.
To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate self-motivation and entrepreneurship when approaching daily tasks, projects and proactively seeking solutions to issues before they become obstacles. You will display professionalism and confidence, demonstrating personal commitment and relevant knowledge during interactions with peers. You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic, be degree educated and have exceptional work history within either professional services, financial services or legal.
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.