Project Administrator

Leicester, Leicestershire
£17,343 per annum
15 Apr 2017
22 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Administrator

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £17,343 per annum

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our £2.1m Family Inclusion Project that will work with up to 600 family members across Leicester and Leicestershire who are furthest away from the labour market and may be at risk of social exclusion.

The aim of the Project is to provide tailored and flexible support to enable participants to engage with a range of support services and activities, including training and work experience opportunities, to help them progress towards and into employment.

You will be part of a team working with 10 organisations across Leicester City and Leicestershire to implement a 3-year flexible and responsive personal development and employability programme.

The post requires someone who is experienced in providing a front line enquiry service, can effectively oversee the effective practical operation of the back office function and is able to deliver an efficient, customer focused and professional administrative service for the Project and the team. Applicants will, therefore, need to be highly organised, hands on with the ability to manage detailed information and complex processes, have experience of organising and recording meetings and the ability to provide great customer service.

This role requires a proactive and dynamic approach, a keen eye for detail, and excellent administration and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and multi-task.

The role is varied and duties will include collating and processing funding claims, dealing with referrals and enquiries, maintenance of Project and other office systems, collating performance reports, servicing the Project Board and associated meetings, diary management, providing secretarial support to the Project Manager and the team and supporting events.

Applicants will need a flexible, ‘can do’ attitude, outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks and meet tight deadlines.

This role offers an opportunity to work for a sector leading diverse and ambitious organisation, with a vision for growth. The successful applicant will benefit from a competitive salary, a flexible and supportive working environment, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and a 6% employer pension contribution.