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Project Administrator

Location: ALTHAM, LANCASHIRE Salary: 20000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3112068
Our client, based on the outskirts of Accrington have 2 projects that they are looking for project support administrators to support them with.
This role forms part of the Project Management Office (PMO) and will support the implementation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for use across our clients businesses globally.

What the role will involve:-
• Assume responsibility for working with project team members and maintaining complete and accurate records – working with the Project Manager and other stakeholders
• Maintain project plans and track costs under the guidance of the Project Manager.
• Meet regularly with PM to understand the specific needs of each task.
• Assist with managing the PM’s schedule. Coordinate with others if PM is absent or at meetings.
• Assumes responsibility for performing clerical support functions (varies based upon the need) and maintains documentation on the central repository, sharing new/updated documents with the team.
• Support project team members in the creation of business documentation (for example, step-by-step user guides).
• Organise meetings, checking people’s availability to attend and ensuring the right facilities are also available for the meeting.
• Draft project communications to be issued to different stakeholder groups within the company
• Capture meeting minutes and actions.
• Track action progress with action owners, working with them to ensure completion by deadlines and identifying any issues for the Project Manager to address.
• Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the realms of the role.
Skills and Abilities:-
• Good presentation, verbal and written communication skills – excellent clerical skills.
• Quick learner, able to rapidly adapt to changes.
• Ability to remain calm under pressure and escalate issues to the Project Manager.
• Meticulous attention to detail.
• Ability to foster positive and productive client relationships.
• Propensity for multi-tasking.
• Driven to achieving deadlines.
• Previous experience of Business Administration in a business and/or academic context.
• Experience structuring and organising own activities as well as others against a timescale.
• Experience working in a fast-moving, ever-changing environment.
• Hands on experience with flowcharts, technical documentation and schedules.
• Experience working as part of a team.
• Previous experience of minute taking is an advantage.
• Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint).
• Basic knowledge of email.
• Basic knowledge of other Microsoft tools (e.g. Skype, Sharepoint) would be an advantage

This role will be working Monday to Thursday 8am to 5:15pm and Friday 8am to 1pm
32 days holidays including Bank Holidays
Free parking
Pension 6% employer contribution
Salary circa £20k per annum

Should you wish to apply for this role, please reply to this advert with your CV attached.

Please note that due to high volumes of applications, only short listed candidates will be contacted.
If you are wanting more information please get in contact with Victoria O’Connor on either victoria.o’ or 01772 200843.

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