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PA to MD

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1043

Job description / Role

Initially founded in the UAE over forty years ago, our client has developed and expanded to become an award winning company. They now have offices around the world, focusing on architecture, engineering and interior design. The emphasis is very much on quality and delivery; embracing a sustainable and technological approach, ensuring they provide unique and innovative solutions to their clients.

We are now seeking a professional and experienced Executive Assistant to support this very busy and dynamic Managing Director. The role acts very much as the Gatekeeper and coordinates with all the direct reports and country managers, collating information, statistics and figures up to the MD. There is extensive diary and travel management, administration and proposal presentation and submittal. Hence terminology can be technical. Thus it is preferred that candidates have worked in a similar sector previously, with experience in project management / coordination and engineering terminology.


Successful candidates will have at least six years of corporate working experience and have advanced IT skills, especially in MS Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of MS Project would be advantageous also. An interest in design and architecture is also welcomed.

This is a superb opportunity to work within a stable and forward thinking company; a Dubai grass roots organisation that has grown into a global entity.

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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