Friday, May 25, 2012
NEK Australia – Administrative Assistant
Title: Administrative Assistant
Post Date: 5/22/2012
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
NEK Australia is accepting resumes to support a current contract in conjunction with Shamal Solutions. Shamal Solutions is a joint venture between NEK Australia and a partner company based in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at http://www.nekasg.com/.
Salary range for this position is $40,000 – $60,000 USD depending on experience and qualifications. The salary will be paid in UAE Dirham. In addition to a competitive salary, the compensation package includes a very generous employer paid benefits package. This package includes standard medical / dental benefits, retirement plan matching contributions, a moving/relocation allowance (to and from home country) or furniture allowance, an annual housing allowance and annual tuition / school allowance for up to four dependent children.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, perform various complex administrative functions for senior management in support of a UAE contract. The Administrative Assistant/Operations Specialist will perform these tasks onsite at the Abu Dhabi location. The contract base period is two years, with two (2) one-year extensions possible.
REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
The Administrative Assistant will possess the ability to provide a wide variety of complex executive level support services; organize travel arrangements (involving air, hotel, and car rental) for executives and managers; maintain detailed calendars, answer phones and take messages for executives and managers; maintain and oversee office inventory; receive and organize incoming and outgoing mail or shipping of items and coordinate with Finance to assure appropriate billing for affiliate companies. Candidates will possess a minimum of five years job-related experience and a High School Diploma.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
The preferred candidate will possess experience with foreign cultures and an AAS degree.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidates will possess knowledge in the use of a variety of computer software applications, especially Windows and Microsoft Office Suite; interpersonal skills that can handle sensitive and confidential situations or sensitive and confidential documentation; knowledge of office administration procedures; the ability to operate standard office equipment including copy machine, fax machine and switchboard; the ability to compose memos or other office communication and proof materials with attention to detail regarding spelling, grammar and punctuation; attention to prioritize and meet deadlines using strong organizational skills; the ability to communicate clearly and effectively over the telephone and in person. Must be able to stand or sit for extended periods of time, and move about the facility; interact with others in a business environment and have the ability to adapt to working conditions in foreign/host nations.
Qualified candidates please apply online.
NEK Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender or national origin.