Ref: NP447-1496

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, based in the prestigious DIFC area, is a global consultancy advising on business strategy and solving business problems for their extensive international client base. Highly respected, they are an employer of choice and offer a superb, team focused, working environment.

The Executive Assistant operates very much as a business partner to the senior team in all aspects of client management and research, this includes, supporting them in the project management of all client assignment work, administration, as well as business development activity. This is an extremely involved and process driven position with high levels of responsibility where diplomacy and confidentiality are essential.

Key aspects of the role will include managing extensive diary and travel schedules and heavy client relationship activity. The Executive Assistant manages all day-to-day communication and is the main point of contact, enhancing relationships, thus ensuring effective management of all client work. The role involves heavy document production, including preparation of high calibre PowerPoint presentations, reporting and extensive database work.


We are seeking a bright, proactive individual, who is focused on the delivery and production of premium quality work. We are looking for professional, polished candidates who have worked in a consultancy environment previously and understand the scope of work involved. Prospective candidates will be diplomatic, managing issues with sensitivity, always maintaining a courteous and positive outlook. Above all, candidates must be excellent team players, with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, capable of building strong relationships both internally and externally. Complete fluency in English is required for this role, with exemplary standards of written English, coupled with strong IT skills.

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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