Pearson Temporary Office Administrator in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Temporary Office Administrator


We will be looking for a Temporary Office Administrator to join our team from 16th December 2018 - 3rd January 2019 for the duration of 2 weeks.

This is a temporary role based in Dubai Office with working hours from 9:00 am -5:00 pm, Sunday to Thursday.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the first point of contact for visitors and callers

  • Manage incoming telephone calls for the office, take messages and communicate information.

  • Coordinate office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company policies

  • Manage office spending against budget, analyze variances, and suggest corrective actions

  • Travel Arrangement

  • Maintain records by defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.

  • Meetings and events management

  • Health and Safety

Skills and Competencies:

  • Previous experience in office administration.

  • Competent in prioritizing and working with little supervision.

  • Self-motivated, trustworthy, decent, imaginative, brave, and accepts accountability for own actions.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills with good telephone manners.

  • Outstanding business communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and take responsibility where necessary and to work as part of a team.

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to details.

  • Working across different time zones and working with different approaches and styles of working.

  • Well-developed keyboard and computer skills with an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, internet, and email applications.

  • Ability to work to a high standard (and while under pressure).


Education, Qualifications & Training

  • College Diploma or Degree

  • At least 3 years’ experience as Office administrator

  • Preferably with Dubai Residence Visa or currently under husband's sponsorship

Primary Location: AE-AE-Dubai

Work Locations: AE-Dubai-Al Sofouh Arjaan Tower Al Sofouh Complex Dubai

Job: Office Support

Organization: Growth

Employee Status: Casual/Seasonal

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 23, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1813183

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.