Public Relations Officer

Taaleem

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP749-180

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Taaleem is currently recruiting for a Public Relations Officer (PRO) to operate in the Taaleem Charter Schools located in Abu Dhabi, to start as soon as possible.

Primary Purpose of Job: To work in partnership with HR/BCs to handle all tasks related to the visa process. To
support staff who have complex issues that require interaction with Government departments.

Key Relationships: HR, staff, Government departments.

Key Responsibilities:
• Secure visas, EID and labor cards for all staff within the time frame permitted
• Provide guidance to staff and support as necessary with medicals and other necessary steps in obtaining a visa
• Support employees with a family in obtaining a visa for dependents
• Liaise daily with HR to ensure effective communication regarding the status of each employee
• Support with all interactions with government departments that may require an Arabic speaker, for example license renewal
• Support employees who face challenges with Government departments
• Work in collaboration with other PROs to cover during vacation and support during exceptionally busy times
• Attend meetings when required
• Perform other related duties as requested by line managers

Requirements:
• Ability to keep discretion and confidentiality.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
• Work productively in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.
• A mature and responsible approach to work and use initiative to solve problems and be able to liaise in a professional and persuasive manner with staff at all levels in the organization.
• Must have good commutation skills in Arabic and English. As a bilingual speaker they will be able to develop relationships with all staff and key personnel in government offices.

Requirements

Education: Good general education appropriate to the post

• A minimum of 2 years' work experience as a Public Relations Officer or similar position with particular emphasis on compliance.
• Good oral and written communication skills of both Arabic and English & ability to read, write and type in Arabic.
• Good working knowledge of other local & federal government department process, policies & procedures.
• Experienced in Microsoft packages. Understand data protection and confidentiality.
• Good natured, well-groomed and courteous.
• Ability to work to deadlines in a calm and confident manner when under pressure.

About the Company

Taaleem's main activity is the development and management of early childhood, primary and secondary schools. With quality at the forefront of our offering, we tailor each project to answer the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering top international curricula including British, American, the International Baccalaureate and our custom early childhood programme.

Taaleem, which means education in Arabic, is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents. We only recruit the best international teachers who are capable of delivering our international curricula in a creative and engaging manner.

Taaleem is seeking to raise the educational standards in the region. The combined experience of its core team of senior education leaders in international education policy, operations and global management best practices means Taaleem is well positioned to ensure the creative of truly exceptional schools that satisfy the most comprehensive and exacting education developmental requirements.

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