Project Administrator – Central / North
Role: Project Administrator – Central/North
Reporting to: Project Manager
Contract hours per week: 21 hours per week
Contract Duration: 18 month Fixed Term Contract
Company Overview: Women into Construction
Women into Construction is a not for profit organisation that supports women considering a career in the construction industry. We offer women advice, guidance and construction related training and work closely with the construction industry and other stakeholders to broker them into work placements and jobs. Our services positively impact the quality of life for women and their families and support the industry to become more diverse and successful. We have been established in London for the last 13 years and throughout this time have extended our services to the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, Essex and East Anglia areas. Due to the demand in our programmes we are now widening our reach to other areas within the UK.
Our people are key to our success, and we are now seeking an exceptional Project Administrator to support our next phase of growth. We offer in return a work environment which is flexible, fast moving and supportive. If you are passionate about equality in the workplace, have the relevant skills and experience and are ready to be part of our exciting expansion of services that positively impact the lives of women we work with, we look forward to receiving your application.
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The Role: Project Administrator – Central/North
We are seeking an organised and self-driven person with excellent communication skills, to work directly with one of our Project Managers, to be responsible for providing administrative support as part of our Women into Construction programmes, including pre and post project activities, in support of our female beneficiaries.
The work will be both demanding and varied. A typical day might include attending stakeholder meetings, taking notes, delivering or supporting on information events, liaising with women on programmes or collating reports.
This will include, but is not limited to;
- Scheduling regular stakeholder meetings, attending, taking notes and updating actions on project workbook
- Networking and maintaining relationships with referral partners, contractors, training organisations, labour agencies and other stakeholders
- Presenting at local Job Centres to promote the programme to careers advisors and establish referral partnerships
- Arranging and attending both in-house and external events to promote the programme
- Data collection, inputting and recording as per GDPR regulations
- 1-2-1 discussions with women offering IAG
- Creating action plans for women
- Delivering employment support, including CV job searches, application and interview techniques to groups and/or individuals
- Monitoring outcomes through record keeping, developing case studies and reporting all deliverables to the Project Manager
The Project Administrator will have a working knowledge of the challenges faced by women and/or minority groups working in construction and as such will come from this or a related industry.
You will be a self-starter and remain motivated working alone. As this role is home based you must be comfortable that your support network from colleagues and your Project Manager will mostly be on-line and on the phone.
You must be highly organised and reliable, with great project coordination skills. An effective communicator, with the ability to empower and motivate a diverse range of clients as well as communicate easily with contractors and stakeholders.
Reporting directly into your Project Manager you will be confident at working independently and take responsibility for meeting agreed KPIs.
We need a person who will be able to work flexibly and travel to sites, events and meetings, with occasional travel to London and attend meetings/events, occasionally outside office hours.
- Ability to multitask, working on a number of programmes simultaneously and to agreed deadlines
- Close attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills, including experience of communicating effectively across cultures and with diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing
- Ability to work independently with minimal support, as well as in a team environment
- Excellent organisational skills
- The ability to understand and support the needs of diverse projects across an organisation
WiC values diversity, equality and fairness and seeks to develop a diverse team. We welcome applications from anyone committed to our values and vision for the construction industry. Please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might require to enable to you attend your interview.
Applications & Closing Date
To apply for this position please submit your CV and covering letter, highlighting your suitability for the role, to email@example.com
The closing date is 11/11/22 at 17.00.