Executive Assistant - Emiratisation


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-6547

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a leading global organisation within Professional Services based in Abu Dhabi, and under Emiratisation, they are looking to hire a professional Executive Assistant to support Senior Partners within their Team.

The Executive Assistant will be the key point of contact, providing executive level support to the Director. Responsibilities will include complex diary management, overseas travel arrangements, booking meetings, scheduling appointments and arranging corporate events.

This role will greet and welcome clients or guests into the business, answer phone calls and respond to queries where possible, as well as manage correspondence including emails, PowerPoint presentations and Excel reports. Working closely with the Director, this role may handle highly confidential information, so must be a loyal and trustworthy individual.

This varied position requires an Executive Assistant who comes from a professional working background, who is able to work well within a fast-paced environment with proven ability to juggle a variety of tasks whilst meeting tight deadlines and also handling other administrative duties and support the office where required.


To be considered for this role, the successful candidate should be Degree educated and must have experience as an Executive Assistant or Administrative Assistant supporting C-Level Executives. A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role is required.

Our client is looking for someone highly motivated and a result driven individual with excellent team working skills. It is essential to have proficient MS Office skills, outstanding communication skills in English and be highly presentable. The ideal candidate should have a can-do approach and be able to handle a high-pressure environment and ideally should be 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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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Executive Assistant salaries in Abu Dhabi

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AED 6,500

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