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Personal Assistant jobs in Dubai

As specialists in helping jobseekers find personal assistant jobs in Dubai, the team at Tiger are no strangers to assisting PAs with advancing their careers. Our Dubai office services employers and jobseekers across MENA including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain.

From junior PA jobs to more senior positions, we recruit for a wide scope of roles across a variety of industry sectors, including financial and professional services, oil and gas, creative, property and law. Our bespoke recruitment approach involves a focus on matching your experience and personality to the right company, ensuring that we find you the perfect fit.

If you are looking for a personal assistant job in the UAE, check out our latest roles below on our job search page.

Executive Assistant new

Dubai, UAE SALARY: £15,000 - £18,000 PER: Month TERM: Permanent

Executive Assistant17,000 AED per monthDubai, UAEMy client is an Executive Search firm based in DIFC. They are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide ongoing assistance to 2 consultants in the team. The successful candidate will...


Executive Assistant - FTC new

Dubai, UAE SALARY: £18,000 - £22,000 PER: Month TERM: Contract

Executive Assistant 12 month FTC20,000 AED per monthMy client is a global business consultancy with offices in DWTC. They are looking for an Executive Assistant to join their growing team. This role will initially be on...


Executive Assistant - Arabic Speaking new

Qatar SALARY: AED19,000 - AED21,000 PER: Month TERM: Permanent

Arabic Speaking EA20,000 QAR monthlyDoha, QatarMy client is a global business consulting company. They are looking for an experienced executive assistant to join their team in Doha, supporting a senior partner. It is essential for you...


EA- Fixed Term Contract new

Dubai, UAE SALARY: AED18,000 - AED21,000 PER: Month TERM: Contract

Executive Assistant– Dubai  Fixed term contract18,000 - 21,000 AED per month Our client is looking for an Executive Assistant to join a growing international company.  This will initially be on a contractual basis for 12 months.  The...


EA to CEO- fluent Chinese

Dubai, UAE SALARY: AED15,000 - AED18,000 PER: Month TERM: Permanent

EA to CEO – Fluent Chinese15,000 – 18,000 AED per month ** Must be residing in Dubai **Our client is looking for an EA to support the CEO in a fast-paced varied role.  They are seeking an...


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Permanent PA roles

Your responsibilities as a PA depends on the team, business and industry in which you are working. If you’re providing high-level support to just one individual, such as a C-Suite executive or partner, you may find yourself running their working life completely including managing complex diaries, running projects on their behalf, booking global travel, inbox management and arranging meetings and other events.

A team PA will also be required to manage diaries and travel, but may do so for a wider team, while also acting as the first point of contact, preparing relevant business documents and conducting any other administrative duties. Whatever PA job you’re looking for, our expert team of recruitment consultants will work with you to find the perfect position.

Our Dubai office specialises in permanent personal assistant jobs in the UAE and greater MENA region. Our permanent consultants are experts in their field and have comprehensive experience in matching impressive PAs to employers of choice. Find out more about the team here.

So, if you are looking for a senior PA job in Dubai or are looking for an international PA job, we can make your search an enjoyable and stress-free experience.

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Advantages of working in a personal assistant job in Dubai

Advantages of working in a personal assistant job in Dubai

Dubai is one of the best cities in the world to be a personal assistant, as it affords unrivalled opportunities in terms of experience, training and challenges. Dubai’s status as one of the commercial capitals in the world means the roles we recruit for are diverse, dynamic and with some of the world’s best businesses.

Skills needed to be a PA in the UAE

Whilst there are plenty of PA jobs in the UAE, the competition is also fierce so, the more skills or experience you have under your belt, the more chance you have of landing your perfect personal assistant job.

The role of a PA in Dubai has changed dramatically in the past few years. There is less call for those with traditional PA skills and more of a demand for candidates to have all-round capabilities, including excellent organisational and project management skills and a strong knowledge of MS Office systems. In particular, all candidates should be confident in pulling together mail merges in Word; collating expenses and generating charts and tables in Excel and creating presentations or slideshows with custom animation in PowerPoint.

One of the most important skills for those looking to fill a PA vacancy in the UAE is MS Outlook. Successful PA candidates need to be confident in arranging diaries and travel using the diary functions, especially across multiple time zones.

Finally, it is expected that candidates can type at least 50WPM accurately. At Tiger, we are required by our clients to test all candidates and can provide you with your scores.

How much does a PA earn?

A PA’s salary depends completely on the role and industry they are based in. In professional and financial services, a Dubai PA can expect to earn anywhere between 15,000-25,000 AED/month, while an EA in banking can earn 18,000-40,000 AED/month. In other areas of the region, this will change. For example, in Saudi Arabia, an EA can earn anything between 25,000-40,000 AED/month.

In a family office, a PA’s salary can range from 25,000- 30,000 AED/month, while a private PA can expect between 30,000-40,000 AED/month.


Looking for a different type of support role? We help candidates find exceptional private PA jobs in the UAE supporting UHNWI and family offices across the MENA region. Often, becoming a private PA requires fierce attention to detail, the ability to work flexible hours (often working six days/week) and the drive to complete tasks that may seem impossible for their principal.

Along with typical personal assistant tasks, a private PA’s daily tasks are often dependent on the principal they are supporting. It may include organising lavish events, luxurious holidays and travel itineraries, or working with other household staff to support the busy lives of their principal.

Permanent private PA jobs

Virtual Assistant jobs

Senior PAs who are looking for more flexibility may look for a VA job. This role requires the same organisation, communication and time management skills of a PA, but is completed from the comfort of your home.

Just as a personal assistant job which is based in an office, a VA will usually look after diaries and inboxes, book travel and organise events. They may also work on larger projects, overseeing the entire process.

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