PA to CEO & Administrative Team Support

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1541

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

This is a dual role as the CEO works with a great deal of self-sufficiency and does not require intense full-time support, hence the PA role will also support additional functions such as HR, Operations, Marketing and Finance with administrative and event tasks.

Ensuring regular 1:1 meetings with the CEO are held to review and update any diary commitments and key priorities, you will take ownership of his diary and provide full itineraries of travel from cars and logistics to visa applications and hotel reservations on a global scale. Document management for all meetings including up to Board level, will also be part of the role and you will prepare all agendas, reports and PowerPoint presentations as required. Maintaining a high level of confidentiality at all times is essential. With regards to events, The PA will play a key part in assisting with the Corporate Annual Sales Conference, networking opportunities and dinners for the CEO and wider business development teams. Given that you are an experienced candidate any suggestions to improve efficiencies will be greatly supported by this approachable and integrated team.

The client is a well-established pharmaceutical organisation that works with global partners from their MENA region headquarters in Dubai. It is a great environment that fosters autonomy, self-motivation and team spirit and for this reason many employees are long serving.


We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 2 years exposure supporting those at a senior Director or C- suite level, and who also possess a great team spirit, events and organisational acumen and strong all round administrative skills with MS Office including excel and PowerPoint. It is also expected that you will degree educated.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established in 2013 to provide clients with a unique and highly personalised recruitment service, providing the very top calibre of candidates across the business support and secretarial function.

We provide a refreshing approach, working in close partnership with clients and candidates across diverse industry sectors; large MNC’s, government & semi -government entities, SME’s, local businesses and in the start-up and UHNWI support framework.

Great people equal great success: all our candidates are interviewed personally by a member of the team, and we develop longstanding and in-depth relationships with our clients, understanding their corporate culture and goals to ensure a successful outcome for both parties.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount, and we are pleased to be a partner of choice for clients and candidates.

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