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Office Manager - UAE National


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-4891

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with an international Professional Services Organisation who is looking to hire an Office Manager. Our client prefers UAE Nationals based in Abu Dhabi.

For this role it is absolutely crucial that you have experience managing an office within the UAE for a credible organisation. In addition to standard administrative duties, you will work closely with other offices across the globe, overseeing that all employee records are correct, recruitment needs are covered and that annual reviews and reports are completed on time. You will also manage all vendors and third party agreements, re-negotiating costs and managing renewals.

This role will cover a variety of administrative duties supporting the business, including assisting on the paperwork to on-board new joiners. In addition you will also act as the central point of contact for the office, overseeing the purchase of pantry and stationery stock, business cards and general office orders.

You will be required to oversee the management of Reception cover, completing various projects for an array of internal stakeholders, attending weekly team meetings and other meetings as required. You will ensure that all monthly service invoices handled on time and without issue. The role will also involve formatting of letters, memos and documents to both retailers and external customers.


The successful candidate should currently be residing in Abu Dhabi and have at least 5 years’ experience in either professional services, financial services, legal or banking. You should be bilingual, with excellent communications skills both written and verbal in both Arabic and English. The office is in a central location with parking and shops within easy distance. This is a superb permanent opportunity to secure an engaging role with the scope to develop your skill-set further in a Global corporation. There is an annual discretionary bonus in addition to 24 day’s annual leave and annual flight allowance.

This role requires someone who is confident and motivated. You will be able to instil professionalism in your colleagues and will have fantastic Stakeholder management. UAE Nationals are considered for this role.

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 Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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AED 12,500

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