Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6659

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a financial service company based in DIFC who are currently in the process of growing the team and are looking to hire a receptionist / administrator.

Client Details

Our client is a financial service company based in DIFC who are seeking a receptionist / administrator to join the expanding team.


* Welcoming guests at the front desk, extending a warm welcome, guiding them, and providing essential information.
* Booking meeting spaces, handling mail, and doing as-needed administration are the tasks that call screening and call forwarding agents perform.
* Engage in active listening with callers, confirm or clarify information, and support and assist irate clients in defusing the situation.
* Ascertain that the reception space is orderly and attractive and has all the stationery and materials required (e.g., pens, forms and brochures).
* Perform additional administrative receptionist duties such as filing, copying, transcription, and faxing; often includes performing ad hoc administrative duties as needed.
* Maintain office security by adhering to safety rules and limiting access through the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges).
* Contribute to team continuity by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and ongoing needs.
* Arrange for and organise events and catering.

Job Offer

An exciting opportunity for career progression where the successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary along with benefits.


* Outstanding customer service skills, active listening, and effective verbal and written communication.
* Western Educated
* Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
* Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g., fax machines and printers)
* Professional demeanour and appearance.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* The ability to be resourceful and proactive in the face of adversity.
* The competence to multitask, organise, and manage time while setting priorities.
* Customer-service-oriented behaviour.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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