Coordinator

Recruiter
Hays Office Support
Location
Reading
Salary
£22000 - £26000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Project Administrator

Your new role
Job objectives:
1. Track global procurement portals and use defined guidelines to complete an initial filter of
potential opportunities. Track core policy websites. Share information in a timely manner
with key stakeholders.
2. Provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Business Development function
as directed by the Business Development Manager.
3. Develop and maintain close working relationships with the other team members and internal
/ external stakeholders and consultants to support the Business Development function with
their departmental objectives.
4. Provide coordination and support for new business development opportunities.
5. Produce management information relating to business development e.g. for the Leadership
Team, Business Development Manager and senior Business Development team
colleagues.
6. Support the Business Development Manager with the global pipeline e.g. maintaining a live
and accurate pipeline.
7. Coordinate business development meetings e.g. pipeline calls, bid kick off meetings, with
internal and external stakeholders, including the coordination of venues, refreshments etc.
8. Supporting the Business Development team with bid submissions, including uploading to
portals, printing, binding, couriering.
9. Support the research, collation of information and sourcing of data and information relating
to new opportunities.
10. Format documents for the Business Development team e.g. client presentations, bid
diagrams.

What you'll need to succeed
Person specification:
Knowledge
Essential:
Knowledge of MS Office suite
Basic knowledge of core education proposition areas
(school improvement, reforming national level education, support for teaching English and
other languages and school management)
Desirable:
Data analysis experience
Basic knowledge and understanding of project management tools
Experience
Essential:
Evidence of having operated in a highly pressurised environment
Experience in project coordination role
Experience of providing administrative support to a team / department
Experience of producing management information
Experience of schedule setting coordination
Experience of conducting desk based research / sourcing information
Desirable:
Experience of working in a business development environment
Experience of working for an international organisation / team
Experience of working in an aid-funded or education setting
Experience of working on complex projects and tasks
Skills
Essential:
Excellent planning, administrative and organisational skills
Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional
teams at every level across the organisation and with external stakeholders.
Extensive experience and skills in all MS Office products, in particular Excel, PowerPoint
and Word
Ability to prioritise own work, multi-task and meet deadlines in a pressurised environment
A team player as well as being self-motivated to work alone.
Flexibility and ability and willingness to respond to business need
Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
Attention to detail
Desirable:
Analytical skills

What you need to do now
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