Senior Executive Assistant

Job posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 5:28 pm

Job Description

Title: ADMIN – Senior Executive Assistant – UAEGMG00000017

Job: Administrative

Primary Location: AE-Dubai-Dubai

Schedule: Full-time


For over 175 years, Procter & Gamble has created some of the world’s most successful brands, including Ariel®, Tide®, Pantene®, Pampers®, and Gillette®. We believe in serving the consumer and ensuring our organization, talent and brand building reflects the diversity and needs of the approximate 5 billion people around the world we serve through our brands. We value leadership as well as mastery and offer fulfilling career opportunities that make us an unbeatable force in our industry.


With over 57 years of success & growth in the Arabian Peninsula, and over 650 million dollars of investment in the region, we’re looking for people to join our team & take our business to the next level. We’re hiring the next generation of GCC talent in several areas of business including Sales, Finance & Accounting, Brand Building, Supply Network Operations, Human Resources, and Engineering.


The candidate will be working as an executive assistant for the Marketing team leaders. This includes all administrative tasks related to travel, daily schedule, calendar, etc. It also involves work of a highly confidential nature regarding upstream business/organization design and changes.


Priorities are changing frequently; therefore flexibility is needed as well as the ability to work pro-actively. There is limited room for error given importance of most issues to the business. Need to handle volume and pressure of workload fast and promptly, making sure the right people are involved and/or informed while maintaining confidentiality as needed.




Qualification 1: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.

Qualification 2: Variety of experience in Business assistance: different admin roles in functions and Business Units, which enables breadth of P&G knowledge and profound mastery of P&G systems and all MS office applications.

Qualification 3: Ability to handle complex situations under full autonomy: Holistic thinking skills and proactively anticipating issues and avoiding crisis. Handle with sense of urgency, e.g. know/contact key people quickly.

Qualification 4: Ability to influence business leaders and own manager to meet critical needs and deadlines. Ability to lead, create sense of urgency and stay in touch with business needs.

Qualification 5: Priority setting: be highly organized to balance priorities, meet deadlines and manage the agenda.

Qualification 6: Top level communication (written & oral English) and collaboration skills are a must. Proficiency in Arabic and/or French, while not important, will be an added advantage. The incumbent will have a substantial amount of external contacts and interactions representing the Company.

Qualification 7: Acting with confidentiality and sensitivity.

Qualification 8: High commitment to the job, self-motivation and maturity are other important pre-requisites.

Qualification 9: Excellent internet and data connectivity skills are a must.


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