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Personal Assistant

8000 Egyptian Pounds
January 21, 2018

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Shahdan A. Sakr


Phone No Home: 002 02 24196258 Mobile: 002 010-********

* ******* **** **. **** City


Being a Senior Personal Assistant to add to a well established and reputable organization, through my educational background, and my vast experience in the administrative field.


Discretion and trustworthiness.

Act as first point of contact to my boss.

Excellent oral and written communication skills (Fluent English Spoken/Written)

Blind typing (Arabic/English)

Dealing with Microsoft Office applications (Microsoft Word – Microsoft Excel – Microsoft Power point – Searching the web) & Internet and the ability to learn company-specific software if required.

Flexibility and Adaptability.

Interpersonal skills.

Ability to multitask.

Administrative Office Skills.

Highly organized with attention to details.


1991 – 1995 Ain Shams University Faculty of Art / English Department

1977 – 1991 Saint Clair College English Language School


American Chamber of Commerce Egypt - Fresh Graduate To Office Professional

(Course Details: Verbal Communication Skills / Teamwork / Telephone skills / Business writing I & II / Customer Service / Time Management / Presentation skills )

American University in Cairo - Business Administration Course


June 2011 – March 2017

Orange Production

Personal Assistant To General Manager and Owner (Partner)

In my occupancy as Personal Assistant, I was responsible for

Dealing with correspondence and phone calls.

Manage administrative functions to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the Company.

Follow up on Company plans to ensure that the Company attains its objectives and track all costs effectively and efficiently as possible.

Create presentations for meetings.

Organizing meetings and appointments.

Remind my manager of important tasks and deadlines.

Managing data base and filing system.

August 2010 – May 2011

CAP Trade

Personal Assistant to Chairman

In my occupancy as an Personal Assistant to Chairman, I was responsible for

Finalizing travelling program, collecting data from other departments to fill out a detailed travel program sheet including (Country to visit / When /Why/Transportation / Meetings to attend… etc.).

Responsible for any research requested, collecting all important and accurate data regarding research subject, contacting other departments to get more accurate figures.

Handling all databases for my boss, collecting business cards on weekly basis and classifying data to categories in order to have an accurate database.

Responsible for occasional greetings and managing e-mail greetings campaign for every occasion, feeding back my boss with delivery report for any replies received.

Managing the filling system.

February 2007 – July 2010

Coutinhu & Ferrostaal, EX Ferrostaal Metals Egypt

Personal Assistant to General Manager

In my occupancy as a Personal Assistant to General Manager, I was responsible for

Managing the office daily operation.

Dealing with all Administration duties.

Supervising all travelling details for business trips including tickets/hotels reservations and business trip schedule.

Arranging appointments and meetings inside and outside Egypt office.

Supervising office staff.

Handling all arrangements for General Assembly Meeting on yearly basis.

Managing all public relations issues such as writing English press releases to be published in the Company yearly magazine that is distributed in our mother Company in Germany and all Company branches worldwide, handling all printing Materials of the Company.

Arranging outing programs, business meetings and country sightseeing for visitors from our mother Company.

August 2006 – January 2007

Movenpick Hotel Media City

Public Relations Coordinator

In my occupancy as Public Relations Coordinator I was responsible for

Handling all events in the hotel and following up with the concerned department.

Issuing press releases for the hotel.

Manage with the advertising agency and finalize all printing materials for the hotel including menus, fact sheets, business cards ...etc.

Reporting weekly to my Direct boss and Regional Public Relation Manager.

August 2003 – July 2006

Sheraton Royal Gardens Hotel

Personal Assistant to General Manager / Acting Public Relations Manager

In my occupancy as an Administrative Assistant to General Manager I was responsible for

Managing the day-to-day running and administration of the Executive offices of the General Manager in a courteous and professional manner.

Taking meeting minutes in morning briefing and any other meetings if required.

Meeting due dates for Monthly/weekly/daily reports and any required task.

Organizing appointments and meetings.

Handling travel arrangements and accommodations.

Preparing presentations.

Handle and respond to guests complaints.

In my occupancy as Acting Public Relations I was responsible for

Issuing Arabic/English press releases.

Participating in community projects.

Organizing Events held in the hotel.

Handling all printing Materials and ads.

May 1999– July 2003

DAEWOO Motor Egypt

Executive Secretary for the Planning Director

In my occupancy as an Executive Secretary for the Planning Director I was responsible for

Handling all the administrative duties, coordinating with three departments Advertising/public relations/planning.

In my coordination with the Public Relations team, I was responsible for participating in all the preparations for all events Launching/ Press Conferences, Handling press kits, Invitees list, and Invitations.

In my coordination with the Advertising team, I was responsible for the monthly breakdown for Media invoices, the follow up on all Media Ads and clipping.

In my coordination with the Planning team, I was responsible for restructuring the filing system.

Scientific Office For International Trade (SOIT)

August 1996 - April 1999

Office Manager for the General Manager/Owner

In my occupancy of an Office Manager to the General Manager/Owner I was responsible for

Handling all administrative duties.

Contacting directly our sole agents for any confidential correspondence.

Following up on cargo shipments.

Supervising one secretary.

Managing all Exhibitions preparations.

July 1995– July 1996

Executive Secretary for the General Manager/Owner

In my occupancy of an Executive Secretary I was responsible for

Handling all administrative duties.

Structuring a filing system from the scratch.

Cooperating with all departments; sales/accounting/after sales/ engineering to assure the smooth operation of the Company.

Finalizing governmental tenders and follow up for the end result.

Collecting data from the newspapers about our competitors.

Manage all preparations for Exhibitions.

References furnished upon request.

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