Charterhouse is working with a market leader in the professional services sector who is seeking an Executive Secretary/PA who will be responsible for representing and managing the Country Managers Office.
About the role
Acting as a trusted Assistant you will manage relationships of the Country Manager with Senior Internal/External Stakeholders both locally and internationally, take full responsibility of all high-level correspondence, meeting management, executive level diary management, project management and report management. You will coordinate sensitive issues whilst assisting as appropriate to prepare/edit/distribute communications, mails and letters as well as presentations and other documents. You will also schedule executive team meetings, establish agenda upon operational planning and expected decisions, milestones, events etc.
This role will also support synthesis of 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, commercially aware, have good judgement and inter-personnel skills and also 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 confidentiality and have outstanding communication skills in English, both written and verbal. 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’ experience supporting a Senior Executive, and additionally experience working in the Professional/Financial Services Sector is desirable. Candidates should be based in Qatar and should be able to work 8am-6pm.