Job description / Role
We are urgently seeking a Personal /Household Assistant to support our British UHNW client and immediate family. The role will be based form the prestigious family home office but may also work from the corporate office on occasion.
Responsibilities will include managing the diary and day to day administration of the Principal and managing a vast array of adhoc duties. Specifically, there will be extensive Property Management, as the family have extensive interests here and this will involve managing contractors and subcontractors, dealing with maintenance issues/ requests, negotiating on rates / contracts and fleet management. Additionally, there will be liaison with personal bankers and lawyers to assist in the management of the Principal’s personal assets.
The role is diverse, and candidates should be able to prioritise effectively, demonstrating intuition and initiative. You should be able to manage a complex travel schedule, to managing personal shopping requests and organising private events.
We are seeking an individual with at least three years’ experience in the UAE in a similar role and who can manage their time effectively without being in a formal office environment. Previous property management experience would be advantageous. A UAE driving licence and own car is essential for this role.
Candidates must have fluent English ability and we are seeking an immediate start.
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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