Personal Assistant to the Middle East Director


Location: Birmingham, UK


Contract:One Year Fixed Term

Salary: £22,440 per annum

Islamic Relief Worldwide is seeking a Personal Assistant to be based in the Birmingham Office. Your main purpose is to manage and coordinate the Middle East Director’s office in addition to, providing executive and administrative support, research as well as developing clear channels of communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Your main accountabilities will be to manage a professional and comprehensive service including managing and organising meetings, arranging logistics, minute taking and to coordinate the reporting of service delivery monitoring from Finance & Services departments. In addition, the job holder will also be responsible for budget management of the office, diary management and administrative duties.

The successful candidate would ideally be educated to a degree level with highly proficient knowledge of Microsoft packages and an excellent command of the Arabic (written and spoken) and English Language. Candidates must also be prepared to work outside normal office hours and this may include travelling abroad. It is essential that the post holder will have extensive experience in providing personal assistance, with the ability to work on own initiative and under pressure to tight deadlines.

Closing date: 29th October 2015

Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.

Only applications from those who already have the right to live and work within the UK will be considered.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website and forward the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Islamic Relief
  • Location: London
  • Grade: N/A - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2015-10-29

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