We are looking for a competent Executive Secretary to support high-ranking officials in our company. You will be the one to organize and maintain the executive’s schedule and assist them by performing a variety of administrative tasks.
Executive secretaries must be quick professionals with great time-management and multitasking abilities. It is with their diligence and competence in their work that executives can focus on their managerial responsibilities without worrying for other tasks.
The goal is to contribute to the efficiency of the overall business by ensuring all assigned administrative duties are carried on timely and efficiently.
Maintain executive’s agenda and assist in planning appointments, board meetings, conferences etc.
Attend meetings and keep minutes
Receive and screen phone calls and redirect them when appropriate
Handle and prioritise all outgoing or incoming correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)
Make travel arrangements for executives
Handle confidential documents ensuring they remain secure
Prepare invoices or financial statements and provide assistance in bookkeeping
Monitor office supplies and negotiate terms with suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective orders
Maintain electronic and paper records ensuring information is organised and easily accessible
Conduct research and prepare presentations or reports as assigned
Proven experience as executive secretary or similar administrative role
Proficient in MS Office and “back-office” software (e.g. ERP)
In depth knowledge of office management and basic accounting procedures as well as technical vocabulary of relevant industry
Familiarity with basic research methods and reporting techniques
Excellent organisational and time-management skills
Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
Integrity and confidentiality
Degree in business administration or relative field
We offer an excellent remuneration package for the right candidate. Please note that the applicant has to be fluent in both English and Arabic.