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Executive Assistant to the CEO / Office Manager

Job title: Executive Assistant to the CEO / Office Manager

Company: Irwin & Dow

Job description: A well-established business entity in the UAE is looking for an executive assistant to work with the CEO and serve as primary administrative support to the CEO and the board. It involves assistance with a wide range of responsible and confidential administrative duties ranging from: Finance, HR, packages for board meetings, attending meetings, working with confidential information, diary and travel management and interacting with internal and external stakeholders. The role also involves the responsibility of office and facility management for the office in Dubai and occasional travel to other UAE offices.

The successful candidate must be able to vary on behalf of all parties with competitive priorities, and be able to communicate and negotiate projects. You will be extremely well organized, have excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain customer relationships, as these are crucial to the success of the business. Extensive project management work will be done internally and externally on projects to assist the CEO and the executive team in their successful completion, and this will often be accompanied by a deadline. You will have the maturity to, on behalf of the CEO, communicate directly with board members, clients and external relations regarding the programmatic initiatives of the CEOs and report back to the necessary team members on the necessary follow-up actions. You will draft letters, personal correspondence, submissions and official internal communications and liaise with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure that documents and reports are up to date before being submitted to the board.


Our client is looking for a degree trained individual for the role with exemplary skills in client relationships and previous experience with the support of a board. A stable resume and at least three years in a senior business support role is key for this position.


Irwin & Dow was founded by two highly experienced recruiting staff, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We offer a refreshing approach by working closely with clients and candidates in the Enterprise Support, Secretariat, HR and Finance sectors.

Good staff is the key to every business. We recognize and appreciate this, with more than thirty years of combined recruitment and executive search experience in the region.

Our main goal is to provide a specialist service to clients who prefer to work with a tailored consultation.

Our values ​​of discretion and diplomacy are extremely important and our ultimate goal is to become a choice partner for all our clients and candidates.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 07:15:00 GMT

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