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Executive Assistant

We are Chalhoub Group, a leading family business in the world of beauty, fashion and gifts. We have blended our Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury to offer service excellence to all our partners and a unique experience to all our customers for over 60 years

 

As we continue to grow, it’s our vision to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.

 

Our passionate teams drive our vision forward, without them, we couldn’t create luxury experiences for our customers. Through opportunities, development and support, we empower each and every employee to achieve their career goals – and beyond. It’s an exciting journey we’re on, and one you could be part of.

 

What we are looking for: Executive Assistant, C Level

 

What you’ll do:

The Executive Assistant will provide support by handling a diverse portfolio of activities on behalf of one of Chalhoub’s C-Level Executives.

  • Organizational and Executive Assistance
  • Liaise with the Group’s managers, suppliers and clients on behalf of the C-Level Executive, to ensure a smooth flow of communication and understanding
  • Screen and priorities incoming items to ensure the C-Level Executive, is advised of and updated current issues, events and items, and make recommendations for action
  • Follow up on directives sent through the Office of the C-Level Executive, monitoring their progress
  • Plan, organize and execute projects and a range of diverse assignments
  • Organize and participate in meetings related to the C-Level Executive‘s function
  • Assist in planning and organizing visits to the Group’s Head Office by selected visitors specifically invited through the Office of the C-Level Executive.
  • Proactively identify issues and priorities
  • Plan, organize and execute effective delivery of reports, programmed as required by the C-Level Executive
  • Build professional relationships with senior Group management and the leaders in the field of the Group’s activity
  • Act as an ambassador and role model representing the Group with professionalism at the highest levels.        

 

What you need to succeed in this role:

We see success in the role as having a strong knowledge of the luxury consumer, the competitive landscape of the luxury industry, and an in-depth understanding of the evolving media and digital landscape in order to drive the brand vision regionally and globally, constantly elevating our ability to acquire new customers, retaining existing customers and continuing to drive sales in the luxury/lifestyle category through consumable content.

More specifically, we would love to hear from you if you can say yes to the below....

 

  • University Degree
  • 10+ years of relevant experience supporting C-Level Executives 
  • Prefect communication in English and French, written and spoken is a must!
  • You will have the ambition to meet and exceed goals and standards of excellence in spite of obstacles, lack of support, opposition or discouragement; the ability to take prompt actions to achieve goals beyond requirements, to seek out new responsibilities and acts on opportunities
  • You will have the aptitude to approach data and situations logically, to break down problems into their component parts and look for underlying causes or thinking through the consequences of different courses of action
  • Enjoy building and maintaining positive and effective relationships as well as to value the opinion of others
  • The ability to plan and prioritize work to manage time effectively and accomplish assigned task
  • You must be tech savvy and comfortable with all MS Office applications

 

Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now’s your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you’ll have everything you need to innovate your career.
 

What we can offer you

We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

 

Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries.  We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.

 

Amazing benefits

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution & exclusive employee discounts.