April 13, 2009

Personal Assistant to CEO

SabryCorp wishes to recruit a Personal Assistant to support the CEO. This is an exciting opportunity for those looking to pursue a career in business, management and technology.
Applicants should have strong organizational skills as well as flexibility and innovation. In addition highly developed written and oral communication skills are required. Previous background in science / economics / marketing is desirable but not essential.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Management of the CEO’s diary and appointments
  • Help CEO manage output, workflow and office deadlines
  • Liaise with internal and external parties proactively and independently
  • Manage schedules of meetings, bookings and appointments as well as travel itineraries, and related arrangements
  • Some research, media relations and promotional work
  • Prepare presentation materials, reports, meeting agenda and meetings minutes
  • Filter emails, assess priorities, highlight urgent correspondence
  • Tabulate and retrieve CEO’s official expenditures and claims
  • Undertake any other duties as requested by the CEO

Job Requirements:
  • At least 2 years work experience as a personal assistant is preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and organize others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (in both English and Arabic) and ability to professionally represent the CEO’s office
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of situations with appropriate diplomacy, sensitivity, tact, professionalism and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Flexibility in work hours
  • Ability to work independently without supervision in a thorough and diligent manner
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to solve problems in a proactive and professional manner
  • Willingness to work in a multicultural environment and to travel internationally
  • Proficient in MS Office (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) or their Mac equivalents (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)

  • A 3rd language (such as German, French, Japanese, Mandarin, etc.)

If these challenges inspire you, please send your cv and coverletter to Nadia at inquiries (at) sabrycorp.com