Job description / Role
Irwin & Dow are seeking a highly professional and discreet Senior Business Support executive to embrace this pivotal and sensitive role for our client. Working within this Private Wealth Office, you will be very much part of a close-knit team, who pride themselves on their professionalism and integrity, very much respecting the confidentiality required in such roles.
The primary focus is to provide executive administrative support and production services to a small team, taking full responsibility for the maintenance of a demanding schedule. You will also represent the company to all internal and external contacts in a manner consistent with the entity’s values. The level of support required is to an exceptional standard and will include developing working relationships with internal staff and external clients and assisting their assistants to facilitate the flow of information.
The role requires a strong service orientation and candidates will be expected to display a maturity and flexibility to work both independently and in cooperation with others, coupled with a high level of self-motivation and initiative. Additionally, it is paramount that the highest levels of internal and external confidentiality are respected at all times. Candidates will be highly organized and have the ability to anticipate alternate solutions and to always be prepared with contingency plans as required in a calm and efficient manner. In a word, we are seeking the super Office Executive with strong business acumen and who has the ability to multi task on a variety of projects and one who will also understand the importance of deadlines and achieving strategic goals.
Candidates must be fully fluent in English and possess exceptional written skills. They should be able to work well in a team environment, where roles, can be interchangeable and fluid, but also autonomously. There may be occasion, when you will be alone in the office and candidates must be comfortable with this. Additionally, a stable and consistent career history, with local UAE experience, should be demonstrated. Candidates who have an interest in interior design and design in general would be interested in this position, due to the commercial interests of the office.
The interview process will include diligence reference checks and only candidates who pass this at exceptional level will be considered. Our client has bespoke business interests and as such there can, on limited occasions be out of hours work requested.
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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