Overview

Bilingual (Arabic & English) is a must.

Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls

Managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the manager/executive
booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation

Organising events and conferences

Reminding the manager/executive of important tasks and deadlines

Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence

Managing databases and filing systems

Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems

Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients

Collating and filing expenses

Miscellaneous tasks to support their manager, which will vary according to the sector and to the manager’s remit, eg completing some corporate governance reporting (to ensure that the business is being run properly and complying with legislation and regulations) or conducting research