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Office Manager - Asset Management / Financial Services

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1302

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking an experienced Office Manager who has exposure to HR, Facilities and KYC client onboarding operations for our established client in DIFC. The position has diverse responsibilities, and it will manage the general administration function of the office for the MENA region.

The role is a hybrid and there is considerable emphasis on HR operations and administration, encompassing recruitment, on and off boarding, inductions and managing the appraisal process. Full implementation of management strategies and initiatives is required and strong employee engagement skills. You will be able to mentor and develop the Administrator and ensure the office operates smoothly and functionally as a unit.

The role will report to senior leadership executives and assist with roadshows and investor relations events as they start resuming and coordinating closely with both corporate and private clients. There will be considerable client onboarding with KYC due diligence and compliance administration, in terms of reporting and conflict monitoring. Hence, it is a requirement that candidates have relevant industry experience, from within either a law firm, investment bank or private equity/asset management firm previously.


We are looking for a true professional; who has worked in a broad-based role within the above specified sectors for ideally for between 3-5 years in the UAE.

The right work ethic, personality and overall attitude is very important to our client and the company fit needs to be right. You will be an individual with a positive nature, high energy, and a strong team spirit. The ability to multitask with exemplary time management skills is paramount as is strong interpersonal skills. Corporate appearance and immaculate presentation is key in representing this amazing office and its 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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