Job #065 Personal Assistant required by Riyadh-based entrepreneur

Riyadh • Saudi Arabia • Full-time • 30,000 SAR per month • Off-property accommodation provided

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Seeking an experienced female Personal Assistant to manage the personal affairs of a distinguished HNW Entrepreneur based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Personal Assistant will also have Household Management duties related to a 4,000  square metre property located in Riyadh.


This position is full-time and under contract. The Personal Assistant will live off property and an apartment will be provided. A vehicle will also be provided for the Personal Assistant’s use as will a communication device and laptop. The Principal seeks a long-term relationship with his Personal Assistant. The initial contract will be for a 3-year period and open for renewal.


The position offers a monthly salary of 30,000 SAR (it is untaxed in Saudi Arabia), a generous performance-based annual bonus, off-property apartment and a vehicle. There is also 30-day annual leave, VIP medical insurance plan, and a three-month incentive bonus for completing the contract in addition to an End of Service Award as per Saudi law (based on years completed).


The schedule is five-days per week with a 40-hour work week. Flexibility is, however, required.


Due to Saudi Arabian cultural protocols, this position is open to women only.

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with international travel


Position Offers:

  • 30,000 SAR per month

  • VIP Medical Plan

  • Off-property accommodation

  • Vehicle

  • An annual discretionary bonus

  • Three-month pay incentive bonus for completing the contract

  • End of Service Award (based on years worked)


Personal Assistant's Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Management of the personal affairs of the Principal including the arrangement of appointments that are both personal and professional

  • Maintaining regular contact with the Principal, which will include occasional travel

  • Management of the residence to include vendor management, staff management, planning/coordination and execution of events

  • The Personal Assistant will report to the Principal

  • Administration as it relates to household records and bills for payment

  • Training household staff to the standards of the Principal

  • Preventive maintenance, scheduling vendors, and liaising with architects on Principal’s behalf

  • Management of household inventories

  • Wardrobe Management and training staff to do same

  • An office will be provided in proximity to the Principal’s office. The Personal Assistant will divide their time between the office and the residence.

  • The Principal owns a desert farm, which is visited during winter months. The property is fully staffed, but the Personal Assistant will have a role in event planning as well as staff management.

  • Entertaining style is varied between traditional and Western

  • The job profile is dynamic and subject to evolution as family requirements change

Skills and Aptitudes:
  • Ideally seeking a female with 7 years’ Personal Assistant and/or Household Management experience

  • Proven ability to manage personal affairs of previous HNW employers

  • Ability to coordinate, manage and work with staff, contractors and independent workers

  • Ability to train household staff to the standards of the Principal

  • Proven ability in planning, coordinating and executing various types of events 

  • Excellent communication, organizational and critical thinking skills in executing decisions that impact the residence, Principal, and his family

  • Resourceful with an ability to multi-task and an interest in augmenting knowledge base by liaising with vendors and learning from them

  • A willingness to ask intelligent questions when unsure of something

  • An ability to manage tendering processes for larger projects

  • Proficiency with technology including computers, cell phones, Wifi, Internet research, record keeping, completing and filing ongoing reports is an asset

  • Must obtain Saudi valid Drivers’ License with a clean driver’s abstract

  • This is a non-smoking position

  • Be prepared to sign a non disclosure agreement (NDA)


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