NLCS Dubai seeks an enthusiastic and highly-qualified Personal Assistant (PA) to the Principal. The PA will have a very important role in the school to assist the Principal in performing administrative and secretarial roles ensuring that these areas run smoothly. If you feel you are the right person, based on the experience and skills outlined below, please send your current CV and 2 professional references using the apply for job option.
The closing date is Monday, 3 January 2017, with interviews taking place shortly after.
The successful candidate will have an international outlook and an appreciation for the impact a successful PA can have in the School. This person will be quick to learn about the organization and begin to interact with various stakeholders to perform the role immediately. He / she will be educated to degree level or above and may also have other relevant professional qualifications.
The post holder will be an outstanding practitioner who has a proven ability to perform his/her own duties and support others in performing their duties; he/she will be expected to have the following capabilities in terms of personal qualities, professional experience and skills:
Bachelor Degree or higher in a related field
Recent participation in continuing professional development
Previous experience as a Personal Assistant to a C-Level officer in a regional or international company
Management experience over administration staff
Demonstrated experience with MS Word, MS Excel and related programs
Demonstrated experience with high efficiency and accuracy of typing and word processing
Experience with diary and travel management
Experience with complex telephone systems, conference calling facilities and internal telephone transfers
Personal Qualities and Skills
Effective communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate requests and instructions to individuals and groups
commitment to, and enthusiasm for, client service and delivery
possess flexibility and adaptability to manage changing work requirements and varying volumes of work
ability to work co-operatively and effectively within the team and the organisation
ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, solve problems, manage and meet deadlines and maintain a high quality of work
possess a personal presentation that reflects a professional image and the values of the organisation
exemplary communication skills in English, both verbal and written
high level interpersonal skills
confident and articulate in communicating with others
possess good organisational skills, manage time efficiently
ability to show good cultural understanding
knowledge of additional languages would be an advantage
NLCS Dubai knows that every applicant is important, and we appreciate the interest you have shown by reading our advertisement and by applying. Unfortunately we may not be able to reply to all interested candidates personally.
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