Oliver Wyman - Executive Assistant - Dubai
Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60+ cities across nearly 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation – www.oliverwyman.com
Oliver Wyman is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant (EA) in Dubai to provide administrative support to up to 3 of our Partners.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Oliver Wyman as an Executive Assistant in our Dubai office, supporting between 1 and 3 of our Partners.
As Executive Assistant you will provide executive level administrative support between 1-3 of our Partners. You will be responsible for supporting Partners on all aspects of daily administration, including diary management, scheduling internal and external meetings, conference calls, video conferences and making international travel and accommodation arrangements.
Executive Assistants at Oliver Wyman also play a pivotal role in supporting Partners with client development and marketing activities, including RFPs and contract negotiations. You will become familiar with their clients and their sales goals, Practice themes and Oliver Wyman ‘products’, enabling you to confidently arrange client meetings, to maintain the list of client contacts and business activities in the CRM database and to also track and maintain sales activity/pipeline.
The Partners you support will also entrust you to proactively identify clients that have not been contacted or met with recently and to optimize client meetings whilst travelling in another international locations, as well as to customize client mailings and to prepare client proposals.
This role is a permanent, full-time role - you will work: 9am-6pm Sunday-Thursday, with additional hours as needed.
Who are we looking for?
You will be an experienced Executive Assistant / Personal Assistant, with at least 3 years’ experience of supporting multiple senior stakeholders
You will have gained your Executive Assistant / Personal Assistant experience from within a management consultancy, financial services or professional services/corporate organization – experience of working for a Global firm will be advantageous
Experience of providing administrative support for RFP’s / bids and tenders is required
Experience of using a CRM system (Microsoft Dynamics, in particular) is desirable
Fluent English is essential – Arabic language skills will also be highly desirable and advantageous in your selection
You will have a strong service-focus, be able to work within a fast-paced environment and be dedicated to meeting the expectations of all staff through securing effective relationships with clients and executing deliverables to the highest standards
You will be skilled in using Excel and PowerPoint and experience of using SharePoint and Google Drive will be a definite advantage
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant who is looking for their next career move and who is keen to add to the culture of our Dubai office.
Why Oliver Wyman?
Working as part of our global, entrepreneurial company, you’ll do meaningful work from day one. We’re looking for individuals who challenge the norm, and constantly strive to build something new for the firm and the world around us.
At Oliver Wyman, there's no "one size fits all" - we hire exceptional people and help them thrive through a built-in support network, flexible career paths, and no artificial barriers to advancement.
We have a collaborative, supportive, flexible and impactful team environment - we want you to bring your authentic self and enjoy working alongside diverse and down-to-earth colleagues who do serious work, but don't take themselves too seriously.
At Oliver Wyman we believe and actively support work/life balance and have a culture that encourages openness, authenticity, flexibility and well-being, as well as being socially impactful - for more details, please visit our website: www.oliverwyman.com
At Oliver Wyman we do not unlawfully discriminate against anyone and we are particularly mindful of the requirements to prohibit discrimination based on nine protected characteristics namely: age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, sex, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.
Additionally, we pay close attention to work/life balance and family life, military status and personality types.
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