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Executive Secretary

Department of Education and Knowledge Abu Dhabi, UAE Posted 2016/03/13 09:28:28 Expires 2017-04-29 2542 People have applied Ref: JB1001848679 Source: TAMM

Job Description

To perform a full range of executive secretarial and related duties using considerable independent judgment in making decisions. To perform responsible and confidential administrative support duties for the Executive Director.


Functional Role:  Draft letters reports and correspondence and perform other administrative tasks to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Sector from an administrative perspective;  Schedule appointments for and on behalf of the Executive Director, arrange business meetings and coordinate the administration for arranging bookings and travel tickets, and record minutes of internal meetings conducted by the Executive Director; Provide information to callers, take dictation, compose and type correspondences, direct calls to appropriate officials and place outgoing calls on behalf of the Executive Director; Perform a variety of administrative or executive support tasks that are highly confidential and sensitive; Coordinate office management activities for the Executive Director; Research, compile, assimilate, and prepare confidential and sensitive documents; Read and screen incoming correspondence and reports; make preliminary assessment of the importance of materials and organize documents; handle some matters personally and forward appropriate materials to the Executive Director and staff Receive and screen incoming calls and visitors, determine which are priority matters, and alert the Executive Director accordingly. Make referrals to appropriate staff or provide requested information; Act as liaison between the Executive Director, subordinates or others, by transmitting directives, instructions and assignments and following up on the status of assignments; Produce a variety of documents, charts, and graphs in final form; Update Executive Director on status of issues before scheduled meetings; Prepare agenda and collect materials for meetings, speeches, and conferences; take minutes and keep records of proceedings; Plan and coordinate arrangements for professional conferences; Compile and maintain records, statistical information, and reports; Establish and maintain various filing and records management systems;

Job Details

Job Location Abu Dhabi, UAE
Company Industry Education, Training, and Library
Requirements Employer (Public Sector)
Job Role Secretarial
Employment Status Full time
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Code 1001848679/2016

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Nationality United Arab Emirates

About This Company

Department of Education and Knowledge

Education, Training, and Library United Arab Emirates http://www.adec.ac.ae/

Department of Education and Knowledge was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Department of Education and Knowledge is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. ADEC has embarked on a campaign to aggressively increase its headcount to be able to better serve the its mandate. The primary focus of the council is to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The education council is currently seeking qualified and motivated individuals to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the educational system in Abu Dhabi. The council offers great positions to work in a dynamic and energetic organization that addresses areas that are of strategic importance to the future of Abu Dhabi. It is especially advantageous to join ADEC in these early stages due to the great growth opportunities.

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