AF23365 - Executive Assistant | Al Futtaim Electronics | Dubai, U.A.E.

Department: Electronics
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 01-May-2016
Al-Futtaim

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 Electronics

All Al-Futtaim Electronics companies are supported by Techserve, who design, install and provide a one-stop service centre for audio visual systems, office automation and appliances. Al-Futtaim Electronics has a strong presence in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia where it also has a majority stake in, and management of Best Electronics, a significant player in consumer electronics retailing.

About the Role:

As an Executive Secretary you will be responsible to assist the Director in administrative responsibilities and interface/coordinate with internal and external contacts. Manage internal administrative functions for the division office. Prepare correspondence, prepare presentations, travel arrangements, diary management, schedule/appointment for the Director. On your role you will also provide administrative support to other senior managers of the division.

This role will be based in Dubai. You will report into the Managing Director.

Al Futtaim boasts of a supportive work environment, where all employees support each other in helping achieve & exceed division goals. In turn Al Futtaim is committed to developing employees through its learning and development programmes and internal opportunities.

About You:

To be considered for this exciting role, you should have a Bachelors degree. You should have minimum 2+ years’ experience in a similar function assisting senior management. Experience of working in a multinational and multicultural environment is an asset.

Along with previous experience it is essential that you are meticulous when it comes to diary management and travel itineraries. Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently. Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response. 

To be a successful Executive Secreatary you must be  have the ability to thrive in a high-paced environment amidst frequent change. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members and external partners.   

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.