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Executive Assistant & HR Officer

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1462

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A superb consultancy group is seeking a professional and motivated candidate to join their close-knit office in the heart of Dubai’s financial district. A friendly environment, personality fit is as important as skill set for this role.

This is a dual faceted role which reports to the Managing Director and as his EA you work closely together, managing his extensive diary and travel schedule as well as regarding implementing and advising in a strategic capacity on operational projects, including liaising with financial institutions and corporate clients. You will also oversee all the office coordination and business operations, managing a small admin team and looking after the day to day running of the office.


Due to the unique structure of the company, the HR function is based within the UK. Hence as HR officer, you liaise extensively with the HR service provider in London and provide comprehensive support as policies and procedures are rolled out to global offices. You will assist and promote employee engagement strategies and be the first point of contact for any internal HR matters. The role covers full HR administration relating to the full employee lifecycle, including recruitment, onboarding, offer letters, contracts, probation, and employee changes. Although you are not responsible for payroll, you will assist and provide information to Finance for the monthly payroll run.

This position would suit an EA who likes some breadth within their role and who likes to be deeply embedded in the 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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AED 11,500

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