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Dubai United Arab Emirates Email: Mobile: + A Regional Manager with over years experience within fastpaced business environments and a proven ability to lead and motivate employees. Expert and consistently recognized for administrative and HR talents in all aspects of daily business operations including: personnel, human resource issues, government compliance, contract negotiation, payroll and numerous administrative functions.
Core Professional Strengths
Team Building Policies & Procedures Problem Solving Employees Compensation Employee Motivation Staff Training & Development Recruitment Communication Skills Contract Negotiation Government Relations Licensing Procedures DIFC and QFC Compliance
Offices Administrator MENA Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Dubai April February
Oversaw the daily operations for all the offices in the MENA region, managing a legal and administrative staff of + employees. Responsibilities include: Administration: Managed special projects such as planning and completing office moves for Abu Dhabi January , Dubai and Doha . Planned and opened the Abu Dhabi office . Managed to reduce the operating cost of the Abu Dhabi office by over AED , despite of the expansion. Provided offices with opportunities for expansion and improvement of existing amenities and space through developing key business relationships with the relevant building management. Ensured all the MENA offices comply with all Firmwide policies and procedures including local governmental laws and regulations affecting each office. Issued and renewed government licenses for various office locations including. Acted as the first point of contact with all the suppliers in the region. Human Resource: Established evacuation plans and procedures for all the MENA offices to ensure safe exiting from the buildings in case of emergencies. Ensured reliable and efficient client service, as well as a pleasant and productive work environment by developing and managing effective and appropriate office policies, procedures and workflow processes. Recruited and counseled with administrative staff to ensure all are fulfilling their job responsibilities. Provide proper training and supervision to ensure administrative staff is aware of the Firm&;s business goals and objectives. Maintain an organized a filing system relating to all personnel records, including overtime, training records, holidays, absences and payrolls.
Information Systems and Technology Ensured an efficient performance and effective use of the Firm&;s information systems in liaison with the New York City Chief Information Officer and the Informational Technology Manager. Maintained and established operational and budgetary guidelines for the maintenance and administration of the offices information systems. Consulted with the Chief Information Officer in the procurement of IT equipments, supplies and other materials as necessary. Marketing: Monitored all the official and internal office websites to keep them updated. Liaised with Firm Business Development and Marketing team to ensure that all marketing materials are consistent with the Firm&;s standards. Provided support, as required, on information gathering for pitches and other business development/marketing materials. Accounting/Finance: Supervised and approved the MENA offices annual budget. Ensured that accurate monthly invoices are issued in a timely fashion. Approved proposals/invoices to allow the accounting department to release the payments. Office Manager Capital Recruitment Services Abu Dhabi. April April
Developed the company structure and hierarchy. Managed the team members, including clients&; contact information, timesheets, and meetings. Handled daily business operations, transactions and reports for all departments. Handled applicants&; interviews and evaluated their applications. Ensured all the company policies are followed by all staff members. Monitored all personnel from different departments and assigned them tasks according to the needs of the company and its daily clients&; transactions. May April
Office Administrator & Paralegal Tyan & Zgheib Law Firm Lebanon.
Sole person to register all the client companies in the ministries and submit all the case documentations on behalf of the attorneys. Managed a wide variety of business issues and gained a significant understanding of the legal and commercial industries. Prepared and issued invoices, and followed up on payments. Drafted and maintained the contracts of the clients and suppliers. Performed various administrative duties such as preparing and reviewing expense reports, cash advances, petty cash management, bank account reconciliation and physical inventory of cash. Acted as first point of contact with all suppliers.
C&E American University Badaro, Lebanon Bachelor degree Business Administration Lebanese University Jal el Dib, Lebanon Law major Kfarshima High School Kfarshima, Lebanon Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II, Philosophy
Microsoft office Adobe Professional Elite Enterprise DOCS Open. Cambridge International: Diploma in IT skills.
English Arabic French.
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Date of birth: October Marital status: Single Sex: Male Nationality: Lebanese References and referrals provided upon requested