Project Support Assistant6 months contract5 days per week£15.00/£17.00Essential:* Good organisational skills* Customer driven approach* Proactive approach to work* Good communicator* Experience managing meetings with senior stakeholders* Good administrative skills* Some project experience* Good MS Office skills (Outlook, Excel etc)* Desire to develop and join the team long termDesirable:* Knowledge of different project methodologies - particularly agile* Experience using agile software, particularly Jira* Experience working in the higher education or similar sectorResponsibilities:* Update product team Jira* Assist with facilitation of agile ceremonies* Maintenance of data using intermediate/advanced excel skills including use of pivot tables* Assisting with product reporting and project communications* Responding to and fielding general product team enquiries* Maintaining project data repositories such as teams sites and Share Point* Request Po's* Schedule ad hoc meetings* Manage project risks* Chase actionsBrief:
Looking for a strong administrator with office experience who are looking to develop in the project world. Someone confident liaising with stakeholders of different levels, and aptitude for Microsoft programmes including Outlook and Excel is essential. The individual should also be a good communicator. Agile experience preferred, but not essential. Higher education experience preferred but not essential. We have had some strong DSA candidates recently, so looking for a similar type of person.