Executive Assistant

  • Listed: July 13, 2019 8:14 pm
  • Company Name: Finastra
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website: finastra.com


With over 10,000 superstars across 48 different countries globally, it is hard not to be inspired every single day. At Finastra we celebrate in global knowledge sharing, diversity and an opportunity to make a difference for each other and for our customers .

We are on a journey. After bringing two global Fintech leaders together in June 2017, Finastra has truly recognized the opportunity and power we have, by combining our expertise, successes and passion together. Whether it is in a collaboration hub or innovating with colleagues across our global landscape, we are one team creating a network of talent and creativity in a stimulating environment, to do what we can to make a difference for our customers .

Our people are leaders in their role and are always looking for new ways to help our customers grow, compete and optimize their business. From a graduate Software Engineer to an experienced Sales Executive – we are looking for personal leadership and people with the appetite to understand the markets and customers we serve. We drive innovation that challenges the status quo and feel proud of the positive differences that we make every day. We recognize talent and provide a work environment where leaders can drive results , develop and grow their careers.

Success is what you do, success is what we achieve, together.

The future of Finance is open – combine your talents with Finastra opportunities to create an exciting career with us.

For more information, visit Finastra.com


Job Description

We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to provide outstanding 1:1 support to the VP of Global Services for MEA. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and ambitious business at an exciting time of growth.

Strategic Goals & Deliverables:

Responsible for managing a busy diary with many conflicting priorities – able to resolve clashes swiftly and troubleshoot or escalate where needed;
Working collaboratively with the VP Global Services for MEA to make best use of time, always ensuring it aligns with key priorities and objectives;
Developing a good understanding of business priorities, in order to support in setting agendas for weekly management meetings, taking minutes and actions at key meetings and ensuring follow up;
Proactively assisting with document creation and maintenance;
Preparing and collating information for board packs via PowerPoint;
Drafting variety of business communications on behalf of VP Services MEA;
Facilitating the seamless running of every day greeting guests, preparing meeting rooms, timekeeping etc.;
Supporting with a wide variety of internal and external events;
Liaising both internally and externally with network, key stakeholders and clients;
Coordinating travel, hotels, visas;
As with this type of role, ad-hoc tasks as required, sometimes of a personal nature.

Ideally 3+ years of experience in a similar position, but would consider candidate with a strong set of transferable skills;
Will be her right hand to get involved in anything and everything;
Great commercial awareness – looks for best value solutions for the business, understand costs revenues, spends money wisely;
Excellent MS Outlook/Word/PowerPoint/SharePoint skills;
First-rate written and verbal English, comfortable with drafting high-quality business correspondence;
Smart, highly organised and systematic.
Primary Competencies:

Collaborative and senior enough to influence other EA’s, HR and business;
Forward thinking – Able to troubleshoot issues before they become problematic, and proactively anticipate priorities;
Ability to exercise discreetness around sensitive and business issues;
High pace – Supreme efficiency and attention to detail with the ability to adeptly multi-task;
Patience, tenacity and flexibility, with a calm and “unflappable” nature;
Self-initiative solution driven and able to think quickly on your feet;
“No task too small” attitude, happy to get stuck in and get things done;
Ability to build positive working relationships and work well with colleagues and stakeholders at all seniorities;
Honesty and integrity trustworthy;
Resilience – keeps going when the going gets tough, remains optimistic in the face of challenges.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability please contact us at 800-274-7280.

The Future is Collaborative . The Future is Open. The Future is Now.

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