• Secretary - Bilingual (Arabic)

    Job Location(s) Kuwait
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2018 5:38 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3112
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative
  • Overview

    Banner - Design

     

    KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

     

    For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

     

    We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

     

    We are now seeking an exceptional Secretary - Bilingual (Arabic) to join our award winning team based within our Kuwait Office.

     

    This critical role will be responsible for performing administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors (Department and Divisional Heads). Duties may include answering  telephone calls, receiving and distributing documents, transmittals, shopdrawings, typing correspondence and filing.

    Responsibilities

    Paramount to success within this varied role will include:

     

    • Prepare letters, reports, memos, other documents using word processing and spreadsheet databases. 
    • Reading and analysing incoming memos, letters, submissions and reports to determine their significance and proper distribution.
    • Answering phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
    • Ensuring timely submission of reports and timesheets.
    • Creating, transcribing and distributing meeting agendas and minutes.
    • File and retrieve project documents, records and reports.
    • Receiving, sorting and distributing incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
    • Ability to perform the above duties in both English and Arabic. 

    Qualifications

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

     

    A high level of proficiency in MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Project is required.

     

    Bilingual communication skills in both English and Arabic are essential and interest from Kuwaiti Nationals will be warmly received. 

     

    KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. 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.

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