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Executive Assistant

Date: 09-Jan-2022

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Long Description

Job Summary

The Executive Assistant to the Chief Legal Officer performs a critically important role, enabling the CLO to work most effectively with internal and external parties.  The role entails the coordination of his professional affairs and requires a willingness to play an active, behind-the-scenes role in working with a wide variety of people through multiple locations internationally. A role with the CLO's office requires a highly resourceful individual with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation, people skills, and discretion.

Job Responsibilities

•Comprehensive Executive Assistance to the CLO for all business related matters.
•Operate and coordinate closely with executive management.
•Circulate information and correspondence with stakeholders following up on actions as required.
•Obtain approvals and signatures on official business documents.
•Manage daily diary and travel requirements
•Manage and coordinate events both internally and externally including catering demands.
•Receive and coordinate VIP visitors for both internal and external visits.
•Liaise with technology teams to maintain up to date office IT equipment and technology for effective productivity.
•Manage office budget, basic accounting and petty cash.
 

Candidate Requirements

  • University graduate, ideally in a business subject matter
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with senior, high profile executives
  • Must be a native Arabic speaker
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Fluent and professional English communication and presentation skills, Arabic language skills preferred
  • Ability to work with all managerial levels up to and including the CEO
  • Executive presence and strong influencing skills
  • High levels of discretion and confidentiality 
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint),
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

Education

Bachelor’s Degree