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Ghafari Executive Assistant in Dearborn, Michigan

Responsibilities

General Summary:

The Executive Assistant conserves the President & CEO or Chairman’s time and promotes the corporate image internally and externally. Also serves as the liaison between the President & CEO or Chairman, key executives and employees.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Welcomes visitors, reviews correspondences, arranges company dinners and other corporate functions; answers questions and meeting requests directed to the President & CEO

  • Manages workload, acts as the gatekeeper and follows up on meetings with internal and external clients/contacts

  • Arranges corporate travel and meetings

  • Completes projects and special assignments by establishing objectives, determining priorities, managing time, gaining cooperation from others, monitoring progress, problem-solving and making adjustments to plans.

  • Improves results by evaluating and re-designing processes and implementing changes, as needed

  • Enhances President & CEO’s and corporation’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an Executive Assistant capacity with C-level management

Skills/Competencies:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows Explorer and Internet Explorer

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills along with good judgment and decision making ability

  • Shows initiative

Overview

Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

Connect to our job portal (https://ghafari.jobs)

By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

By mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources

In person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126.

By email at hr@ghafari.com

If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2021-1587

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn

Category Administrative/Clerical

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