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For over 50 years KEO has consistently delivered iconic internationally recognized projects. We offer clients highly specialized services in planning, architecture, engineering, sustainability, landscape design, infrastructure, quantity surveying and project and construction management. At the core of the firm are over 2,500 highly skilled professionals based in 14 offices throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East.


KEO’s innovative multidisciplinary offerings have helped it maintain top positions in global rankings and our standards of excellence are reflected in KEO being entrusted with some of the leading projects across the region.


We are now seeking an exceptional Secretary to join our award winning team based on our Dubai Project.


This critical role will be responsible for administrative and office support activities for relevant supervisors and duties will include answering telephone calls, receiving & distributing documents, transmittals, shop drawings, database/logs, typing correspondence and filing.



Paramount to success within this varied role will include;


  • Technical knowledge of the secretarial role and multi-functional skills
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate workload to meet project requirements through effective time management.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a team environment with a strong client focus.
  • Strong communication skills, good English grammar, written and verbal.
  • Detail-Orientated.
  • Ability to use initiative and provide practical solutions to issues.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Applications.
  • Experience working in the Middle East is essential
  • Knowledge of document control systems would be advantageous and a background in the construction industry would be highly desirable


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 5 years career experience with a Degree or Diploma in Secretarial Studies or Administration.


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. Comprising over 60 different nationalities we embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.


Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.


We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.