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Executive Assistant to The Board (Maternity Cover)

Location: Dubai, UAE
Line Manager Title: Group CEO
Department: GSB Holdings
Position Type: 7-month Maternity Cover (potentially, it could turn into a permanent role)


Our mission is to create, protect, and grow wealth. But only in the most ethical and responsible ways possible. GSB works with a number of private banks and institutions to provide banking, investment and credit solutions for high-net-worth clients.

Four guiding principles underpin our philosophy:

Culture First: We’re here to build a better world of work while supporting people’s financial, physical, professional and social well-being;
Community Led: We’re here to contribute to the economic and social betterment of the communities where we invest, operate and serve.
Governance Driven: We’re here to enhance policies and practices relating to our purpose, philosophy, ethics and accountability as a business;
Foresight Set: We’re here to continually improve the value we create for all our stakeholders through informed product and service innovation

The incumbent is required to provide high-level administrative support for Group CEO to ensure they can efficiently accomplish key tasks and company initiatives.


  • Full diary management for the Group CEO, including prioritising and organising meetings, sending reminders and organising catering when necessary
  • Organisation, agenda circulation and minuting of GSB Board meetings for all GSB entities
  • Providing administrative assistance, such as writing and editing e-mails, drafting memos, and preparing communications on behalf of the Group CEO
  • Liaising with GSB Client Impact Team on Client reports, valuations and requests
  • Travel bookings including flights, hotels, visa applications and UK office meeting space
  • Client entertainment advisory and booking
  • Management of golf memberships, including partner and client bookings
  • Support for UK office and their clients when they travel to Dubai
  • Sourcing and ordering client gifts
  • Expense claim processing on behalf of Group CEO
    GSB Brand ambassador

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • 5-10 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant, consistently meeting or exceeding targets
  • Experience working in a small to medium enterprise environment
  • Experience working with senior executives and UHNWI
  • Cultural awareness
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Exudes high levels of professionalism

Organisational Knowledge

  • GSB Core Values and Culture 

  • GSB business systems and operations (e.g., IT, HR, database reporting) 

  • GSB structure and internal stakeholders 

  • External partners and providers

Closing Date

  • 31 October 2023

Applications should be sent to: 

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