Executive Administrative Assistant| Fairmont Hotels & Resorts | Dubai

Job description

Executive Administrative Assistant
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our Colleagues are with the exceptional service they provide to our guests – and also to one another. Showcase your interpersonal strengths as Executive Assistant, where your administrative and technical expertise will support successful operations and an unforgettable guest experience.
Hotel Overview: Fairmont The Palm is a luxury, world-class resort located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. The hotel features 381 guest rooms and suites with dedicated Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge. A total of s even food and beverage outlets on property plus 24-hour in-room dining—offer a mix of culinary and entertainment options that mirror Dubai’s cosmopolitan air including Indian and Mediterranean cuisine and a Brazilian churrasco experience. Fairmont The Palm also features an expansive pool and beach area with a health club, Willow Stream Spa and the Fairmont Falcons Juniors’ Club.
Summary Of Responsibilities
Reporting to the General Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Personally greeting all internal/external guests, offering support and directing enquiries
Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Administer the day-to-day operation of the Executive Office
Prioritize all telephone calls, in-person visitors and schedule appointments
Provide all office administration duties such as written correspondence, mail, photocopying and ordering office supplies
Maintain confidential filling system for correspondence, policies, standards, regulations and various matters related to the General Manager’s office
Complete and circulate meeting minutes as required
Assist departmental leaders in completing special projects as required
Follow departmental policies and procedures
Follow all safety policies
Other duties as assigned

Primary Location
United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Fairmont The Palm, Dubai
Employee Status
Job Level
Management / Supervisory
Day Job
Closing Date
Apr.2018, 10:59:00 PM
Previous experience in an administrative role required
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
Must be able to type 25 words per minute
University/College degree in a related discipline an asset
Previous hotel experience preferred
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!