Administrative Assistant

December 28, 2021



  • Liaise with clients, particularly investors, and other departments internally and externally to arrange meetings, teleconferences, booking rooms, etc.
  • Work with multiple time zones
  • Record absences for the team; ensuring that all records are up to date on WorkDay (cloud-based software)


  • Prepare correspondence, tasks/projects and presentations as required 
  • Handle internal and external telephone calls and queries in a professional, customer service oriented manner
  • Monitor the shared mailboxes, responding to queries and allocating them to the relevant person/department
  • Preparing the Travel and Expenses reports for the Dubai office employees
  • Monthly reconciliation of all expenses, ensuring completion before the cut-off date
  • Book team travel and arrange accommodation and transfers for client meetings / conferences/seminars etc, ensuring the best price is always obtained and that they meet our travel policy guidelines
  • Any other duties as may be required to support the activities of the group 
  • Administration support for the Dubai office and employees such as organising conference calls and meetings for travelling employees when visiting the region
  • Arranging UAE visas, PCR tests, flights, hotels and car transfers for Platts employees as well as travelling colleagues and visitors

Market Outreach & Marketing 

  • Management and maintenance of contact records & interests, tagging, activity levels and reporting around our outreach, marketing and events principally through Salesforce 
  • Providing required support for our events, meetings and distribution activities across the region 
  • Logging data and notes on behalf of the sales team on SFDC (Salesforce)
  • Support the sales teams by building PowerPoint presentations and Excel pipeline reports
  • Work with the Portfolio Business Analyst to support sales activities and follow up

What we’re looking for

  • Previous administrative experience supporting a large department/team
  • First class communication skills (verbal and written) plus a high standard of business letter writing and grammar  
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written), additional languages advantageous
  • Professional and polite phone manner and demeanour and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with a high level of personal drive
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment
  • Flexibility to work on projects and additional tasks as required, sometimes on weekends.  
  • Must demonstrate ability to juggle multiple competing demands and deadlines across a large team
  • Highly organised and proactive
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft 2016 - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Previous experience using Salesforce is advantageous
  • Have a flexible and agile mindset
  • Enjoys social events and a fun office environment

About S&P Global Platts 

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with conviction. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

To all recruitment agencies: S&P Global does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward such resumes to any S&P Global employee, office location or website. S&P Global will not be responsible for any fees related such resumes.

Job ID: 268843
Posted On: 2021-12-22
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates