In this role, you will be working alongside the Country Manager to maximize the productivity of his schedule through intelligent control of access. Your day will handle anything from diary management, project management to high-level communications.
Acting as a trusted Assistant you will manage relationships of the Country Manager with Senior Internal/External Stakeholders (calls, correspondence, meetings, and visitors…). You will coordinate sensitive issues; assist as appropriate to prepare/edit/distribute communications, emails, and letters as well as presentations and other documents. You will also schedule executive team meetings, establish an agenda upon operational planning and expected decisions, milestones, events, etc.
This role will also support the synthesis of an annual action plan with Internal Stakeholders and feed internal communications with relevant information as directed by the Country Manager.
The successful candidate should be detail-oriented, able to seize the big picture and have good judgment and inter-personnel skills. You should have project management capabilities, excellent planning skills and the ability to meet short deadlines.
In addition, you should be able to adjust priorities in a fast-moving environment, have high integrity and ability to manage confidentiality. You should have a demonstrated aptitude to capture key elements and decision points, outstanding communication skills in English, both written and verbal and be a self-starter. Due to the nature of the role, you should be able to gather critical information, be an effective team player and be able to remain calm under pressure.
The ideal candidate should have 10 years of Senior Personal Assistant experience to a Senior Executive or Executive Office Manager experience. Additionally, experience working in the Professional/Financial Services Sector is desirable. Candidates should be based in Qatar.