Project Assistant

Dependent on experience
11 Jan 2018
25 Jan 2018
Maria Connelly
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: TSLMC0135
Vacancy: Project Assistant 
Location: Wakefield 
Salary: Dependent on experience 
Hours: Full Time, Monday-Friday
Closing Date for Applications: 25th January 2018 

The Company: Our client is a well-established and successful FMCG business based in Wakefield who currently have an excellent opportunity for a Project Assistant to join their team. 

The Role: As a Project Assistant you will play a pivotal role in assisting the project management department in managing the product life-cycle. Successful stakeholder management and driving the critical path is key to the success of this role. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

• Assisting the management of several multi-disciplinary projects to ensure right first time launches such as factory transfers, product redesign, and new product development
• Management of the critical path 
• Identifying, foreseeing and solving risks/issues affecting the critical path
• Supporting key stakeholders in the successful delivery of the critical path 
• Liaising with and supporting the customer interface to ensure successful product launch
• Management of the design and print process 

The Candidate: To be considered for the position of Project Assistant you must have a minimum of 6 months' previous administration experience with excellent communication skills and keen attention to detail. Some experience in FMCG/CPG, Project Management or design/print would be advantageous, but isn't essential. 

Essential Candidate Criteria:

• Previous administrative experience (minimum 6 months')
• Excellent communication skills
• Keen attention to detail
• Team player with proactive approach
• Ability to multi-task / prioritise

Desirable Candidate Criteria:

• Some experience in either FMCG/CPG or Project Management
• Some design/print experience 
• Relevant degree
• Driving licence 

Are you the Project Assistant that we are looking for based in Wakefield? If YES, then hit the 'Apply' button now where you will be asked to complete a short questionnaire and attach your CV for review.

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