Personal Assistant to Director

BAC Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: MP450-2053

Job description / Role

Our client, Established in 1974 is a privately owned UK based manufacturer, is looking for a Personal Assistant that will closely work with one of the shareholders. This client is a consolidator and innovator to Retail, Leisure, Food Service & Hospitality market sectors, with over 40 years of experience and supply into to a range of major UK and European retailers.

Job Title: Personal Assistant to Director
Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Job Role & Responsibilities
The Personal Assistant will be responsible to provide administrative support to ensure that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.

• Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
• Managing diaries and organizing meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the Director
• Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
• Organizing events and conferences
• Reminding the Director of important tasks and deadlines
• Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
• Managing databases and filing systems
• Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
• Liaising with staff
• Liaising with other executives on behalf of the Director
• Collating and filing expenses
• Miscellaneous tasks to support the Director, which will be preparing corporate reports or conducting research.

The Personal Assistant reports to the Director and is responsible for providing senior level secretarial and clerical services for the Director.


Qualifications & Educational Requirements:
• Degree in Business Administration.
• Certificate in Business Administration or related (essential).
• 5 years of experience in a personal assistant role.

Preferred Skills:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and business communication software.
• Strong knowledge of databases and tracking systems.
• Fantastic organizational skills and detail oriented.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Brilliant written and verbal communication skills.
• High Proficiency in English

About the Company

BAC Middle East - the longest established professional recruitment consultancy in the UAE. Established in 1979, we have been at the forefront of the region's recruitment industry for 30 years and were the first firm of our type in the world to achieve ISO9001 certification: a reflection of our constant emphasis on quality and customer satisfaction.

With our well-developed infrastructure and staff strength, we are able to assist you with recruitment needs ranging from junior professionals through to middle and senior management, whatever your industry sector.

BAC's proven regional experience and resources can help ensure that you recruit the best available candidates and enjoy the many advantages of a managed recruitment process.

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AED 9,000

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