Executive Secretary – Dubai

EY

Description:

As an executive assistant, you’ll develop your skills by providing support services to some of MENA’s largest organizations. Your experience in business communication will help you to build effective relationships with important stakeholders and senior leaders. You’ll have autonomy and clear responsibilities, working in our friendly, collaborative environment. Your talents will be respected and you’ll be supported in developing the career path you choose.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide high level support to a small group of Partners and Executives
  • Organise and manage comprehensive diaries, travel and accommodation
  • Screening emails, responding and/or actioning as required
  • Prepare expense claims and timesheets on a weekly basis
  • Screen phone calls and messages, and follow-up actions, referring to the relevant team member when appropriate
  • Prepare and revise documents including presentations, emails, reports, agendas and papers
  • Coordinate client events, internal and external, as required within MENA
  • Leadership and people development
  • Counsel, coach or mentor others in the secretarial community
  • Identify opportunities to improve work efficiency and effectiveness

Job Requirements:

  • The demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate in the use of Microsoft Office suites
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills including telephone manner and interpersonal skills
  • A strong team member with an ability to work across multiple teams
  • Experience in a professional services environment is highly regarded.
  • A minimum of 4-5 years previous EA experience, supporting multiple executives in a corporate environment
  • Prior working experience in global professional services organization or mid-tier firms will be highly advantageous

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