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Office Administrator - Paralegal Assistant

Chalhoub Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP285-2234

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Who we are

Chalhoub is the leading luxury retailer in the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands, and over 65 years of experience in the region, we are the premiere destination for luxury goods. To fuel the next stage of the organisation's growth we are looking to build a world class team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use technology and data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey.

- The Office Administrator is responsible for a wide variety of general secretarial and administrative duties, Maintenance of accurate and detailed records, databases, and filing systems.
- Generate reports, briefing papers and presentations; prepare, collate and distribute as required. Deal with incoming and outgoing communication, Organize and schedule meetings and when necessary take minutes.
- To oversee and manage all official & legal documents in professional maturity and high confidentiality due to the exposure of highly restricted information.
- Handling inter-office communications, confidential mails, quotations, monthly billing, cheques, etc.
- Draft, proofread, edit & finalize documents like (Memorandum, Correspondence, various reports, contracts & lease agreements, Company profile, prequalification documents, project/client/consultants List etc.,)
- Liaise with relevant individuals, departments, external customers and parties such as banks & consultants on the Manager's behalf and ensure smooth and efficient communication flow
- Handle all physical and digital archiving of documents, records, and reports Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work
- Independently responding to phone calls, urgent requests, managing all schedules and interacting with Managers, Head of Departments, as & when required.
- Review all legal documents provided by the banks and other official entities and confirm the eligibility of the terms of the documents or refer to legal department when appropriate.
- Manage & organize the daily administrative functions while focusing on priority issues, chasing responses and triggering follow-up action when required.
- Full awareness of the timelines for all the Professional & Personal matters and ensuring that the Manager/Team are always explained of the upcoming deadlines.
- Follow the instructions of the Manager in terms of managing and maintaining effective office procedures and efficient workflow and initiate new ideas when found appropriate.
- Handles a wide range of highly profiled, sensitive and confidential information requiring a dedicated level of confidentiality.
- Responsible for organizing social events and internal events.
- Assist in planning and organizing visits of selected visitors.
- Prepares a range of reports and executive correspondence for the Manager as per the given deadlines.
- Initiates appropriate actions with the Manager for the incoming correspondence & calls by determining priorities, forwarding to proper departments for action, or composing correspondence in response.
- Ensure policies & procedures are closely followed & standards of quality related to the office administration are constantly monitored and adhered to.
- Extend necessary support for the Family office Personal jobs & requirements and performs any other miscellaneous job related to Family Office duties.


- Being Inclusive
- Collaborating & Influencing with Respect & Trust
- Communicating effectively
- Demonstrating Customer Centricity
- Demonstrating Personal Resilience & Adapting to Change
- Driving Results Technical
- Understanding & Developing Self

Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now's your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you'll have everything you need to innovate your career.

What we can offer you

We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries. We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.

Amazing benefits

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution, remote and flexible working as well as exclusive employee discounts.

About the Company

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the group has become a major player in the fashion, beauty and gift sectors regionally.

By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers through its passionate teams.

With a growing workforce of more than 9,000 people, implemented in 14 countries, as well as the operating of over 470 retail outlets, the group's success is attributed to its most valued asset of highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group's competitive edge in today's market.

By being committed to implementing sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group has been awarded in 2013 the CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.

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Office Admin salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 6,000

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