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Personal Assistant

Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
About the Role
Duties and responsibilities will include:
We are looking for an Personal Assistant to join our team. Applicants will have excellent written/spoken English language skills, be well-organised, have great time management skills and be able to act without guidance.

Job Purpose – Facilitate and Coordinate all secretarial and administrative functions to ensure the smooth running of the office of the Head of School/CEO.

Duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to)
Maintain high quality communication from and within the Head of Schools office.
Liaise with tact and diplomacy with school staff, parents and representatives of the School Support Center.
Manage Principal’s appointment calendar as well as all of his professional communication and public relations needs. 
Assist with the preparation of presentations. 
Prepare meeting agendas and take the minutes. 
Make travel and accommodation arrangements. 
Provide high quality reception and hospitality for the Head of Schools visitors and those seeking to communicate with him.
Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment

Maintain confidentiality and exemplifies personal and professional integrity.
Exhibit exemplary written/spoken English language skills; including exceptional phone skills . 
Demonstrate competence in computer technical skills using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, G suite. Knowledge of Adobe Software is an advantage. 
Excellent organisational and office management skills; ability to multi-task and delegate assignments in a timely manner.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including:
 Competitive  tax free salary, school fee concession, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence and end of Service Gratuity.
There is no visa offered with this role.  All candidates must have own sponsorship.

About GEMS
Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.