Job Opening in the United Arab Emirates: Program Assistant at Pearl Initiative

Pearl Initiative
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Pearl Initiative offers a job opportunity in the United Arab Emirates. The Program Assistant supports the execution of the Pearl Initiative’s Programs and directly reports to the Senior Program Manager. The ideal candidate has a very strong interest in topics around corporate accountability, governance, and transparency.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist in executing programs, in areas such as planning, project management, interactions with program partners, collaborators and universities
  • Assist in conduction desktop research, literature reviews, surveys, interviews, collecting and analyzing data
  • Assist in the production of research reports (developing, writing, designing, proofreading and finalizing program reports) published widely across the region
  • Assist in coordinating relationships between students and business leaders to report on progress made towards the pledge goals.
  • Assist in developing and distributing other program content such as podcasts, interviews, videos and photographs
  • Organize the translation (English to Arabic) of all program deliverables
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to be diplomatic to engage with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Engaging regularly with collaborators for each of the Pearl Initiative Programs encouraging them to get involved with the programs
  • Proactive, good use of initiative, resourceful can-do attitude

Professional Background and Skills:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Strong interest in corporate governance, accountability, and reporting in business in the Middle East
  • Demonstrate research and writing capacity
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and flexible
  • English and Arabic – essential

Pearl Initiative:

Prominent business leaders from across the Gulf Region formed the Pearl Initiative in 2010 to create a non-profit vehicle for the Private Sector to collectively take a lead in adopting higher standards in corporate governance, accountability and transparency. The Pearl Initiative believes that proactively raising standards in these areas enhances business innovation, opportunity and value creation. In other words, at the company level, it simply makes good business sense. At the sector and regional level, high standards of corporate governance and integrity are key drivers of competitiveness, investment, job creation and sustainable economic growth.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
الريادة, العلوم الاجتماعية, العلاقات الدولية

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
المحترفون الشباب
راتب شهري
Opportunity Coverage
Opportunity will take place in
United Arab Emirates
Required Documents
السيرة الذاتية, رسالة التغطية

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
الأعمال, العلوم السياسية والعلاقات الدولية
Educational Level
‏بكالوريوس ‏
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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Pearl Initiative

The Pearl Initiative is the leading independent, non-profit, by-business for-business institution working to influence and improve corporate accountability and transparency... More details