Job description / Role
Working from prestigious offices in the heart of Dubai’s financial district, our client a leading global professional services firm are seeking a Project Coordinator to join their established team. The role is responsible for the full lifestyle management of projects and provides administrative and technical support to the team. The role has two pivotal points of focus, external client and internal team interaction and back office administrative and system processes.
The role assists with all aspects of RFP and pitch proposal work, vendor management and complex research on occasion. There will be considerable legal liaison on contracts and legal processes of the projects and attention to detail is vital. Additionally, there will be considerable interaction with the finance team, working together on project profitability, margins, costings, and forecasting. The position also interfaces with teams in the UK and USA and delivers monthly reporting into both countries and understands and appropriately delivers shareholder management. The Project Coordinator will consistently look at opportunities to enhance Client Services and continually develop relationships with other teams and internal functions.
We are seeking candidates who have strong financial acumen and are highly analytical in their approach. You must be approachable with superb English language ability, both spoken and written, due to the legal and contract administration required in this role. Candidates must be able to communicate and present complex information in a variety of formats and structure succinct and informative reports to assist with strategic decision making. Additionally, advanced IT skills must be demonstrated; Excel (Pivot tables and v and h look ups) and ideally experience with SAP.
The successful applicant will have had at least three years’ experience within a corporate MNC in the UAE and already be familiar working on international company portals. Candidates should be used to working in a divers multicultural environment and ideally be degree educated.
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.