AF22691 - Office Administration Manager | Al Futtaim Group Investment Management | Dubai, UAE

Department: AF Investment Management
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 10-Mar-2016

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Al-Futtaim Investment Management

Al-Futtaim Investment Management Limited (AFIM) is a DIFC incorporated company wholly owned by Al-Futtaim Capital. AFIM has recently been authorized to manage investments by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).

About the Position:

We are looking to recruit an Office Administration Manager responsible for the provision of high level of secretarial and personal assistant services to General Managers within our Investment Management Office.

You will be accountable for providing executive administrative and coordination support, travel arrangements, office management, filling and document circulation and other adhoc administrative tasks.

This role operates within the context of confidentiality, diplomacy and judgement. 

About You:

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you must be a University degree graduate with a minimum of 8 years of experience in administration or secretarial role, at least 3 years experience in the capacity of Personal Assistant or Executive Secretary for a senior management level position in a large-sized organisation. Exposure to finance and real estate sectors would be preferred.

You must have an excellent written communication skills including the ability to compile and prepare reports, presentations, submissions and other documents, very good knowledge of Microsoft Office, advanced level in MS Word & PowerPoint is required.

Fluency in Arabic (both verbal and written) is preferred. Knowledge of French is an advantage.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.