Project Assistant

Just Recruitment
Witham, Essex
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a project assistant role?

Would you like to work for a growing company with big ideas?

I am delighted to be assisting with the recruitment of a 'Projects Assistant' for a growing, innovative company based in Witham.

The project assistant is responsible for supporting the Projects Team with the smooth running of the department. They will support all members of the Projects Team, ensuring they have all the elements at hand to complete any project whilst maintaining a level of quality of both work coming in and out of the department.

Key Responsibilities
*Responsible for Projects Manager diary management
*Take minutes for projects meetings and any other meeting as required by the Manager
*Create weekly task lists for the projects and maintain throughout each week
*Ensure consistent quality of work coming in and out of the department
*Check all work leaving the department against the original request (Quality Assurance)
*Keep all staff notified of launch/completion dates
*Manage Projects work requests from start to finish
*Ensure Projects work requests have all necessary information before weekly meetings with Technical Director
*Create weekly reports on work within the department and provide updates to the Projects Manager
*Assist with research requests within the department when needed
*Ensure all work is recorded on JIRA and Confluence

Required Skills
*Minimum 1 year experience in an office environment
*Excellent organisational skills
*Excellent communication, both verbally and via email
*High level of English
*Good knowledge of MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
*Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
*Be efficient and proactive
*Exposure to tools such as Jira, Confluence, Basecamp etc would be a bonus.
*Use of any of the following software: Visio, Lucidchart, SmartDraw, Omnigraffle or anything similar is beneficial but not essential.


Full training will be provided for the role. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fun, fast-paced environment within a friendly team. A salary of £18-22K is available, dependent on experience, plus company bonuses - free parking, great holiday allowance and a day off for your birthday is included in your rewards.