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Administrative Officer

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Administrative Job

Company: Ajman University

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

An Administrative Officer coordinates, oversees and performs a wide range of support activities, secretarial services, and confidential assignments for the Office of the COO. S/he is required to be detail-oriented, accountable, and able to work independently with limited guidance from the direct manager. S/he should also be able to multi-task and prioritize different assignments and requirements based on urgency.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provides administrative support for the Office, such as screening and handling telephone and email communications.
  • Organizes and facilitates meetings and special events; schedules and coordinates dates and times, venues, attendance, agendas.
  • Takes minutes of meetings, and provides administrative support and follow-up on matters and actions arising from the meetings.
  • Drafts and prepares written documents, policies and procedures, reports and correspondences for the office; screens and evaluates incoming inquiries and complaints and makes sure they are handled on time.
  • Gathers, enters and updates data to maintain updated records and databases, as appropriate; establishes and maintains files and records for the Office.
  • Keeps the petty cash of the office, coordinates and oversees the day-to-day management of supplies and equipment for the Office.
  • Assists in the tasks related to committees that fall under the Office of the COO, in terms of follow-up on actions and progress reports.
  • Coordinates with different offices and colleges on different requests and inquiries.
  • Works closely with the EHS Officer and other internal and external stakeholders related to health and safety processes and standards.
  • Maintains proper and updated documentation and records related to risk management across different offices; including risk register, incident reporting and remedial actions.
  • Receives guests, schedules appointments, and provides all necessary administrative support activities related to the office.
  • Prepares reports and presentations as needed.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the direct manager.

 

 QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • A bachelor degree in Business Administration or any other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Experience working within the academic environment is a plus.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with staff from diverse communities.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit correspondence and other written materials in both languages.
  • Good skills in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and special events.
  • Integrity and professionalism.
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Familiarity with office organization and optimization techniques.
  • High level of multi-tasking and time management capability is preferable.
  • Excellent Arabic and English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.

 

SUPERVISION:

Reports to: The Office Manager