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Project Administrator in London at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position: Project Administrator

Location: Central London, (zone 1)
Start date: asap
Role type: Contract

Duration: 6 months
Rate: £250-260pd

The Client

Our client is an award winning & thriving International Retail Plc based in Central London who require a dynamic Project Administrator to work in a new finance P2P project team supporting the implementation of an new ERP system. Based in their prestigious HQ this exciting opportunity requires candidates from a Plc/Blue-chip background.

The Role as Project Administrator

Duties include;

  • Schedule regular meetings and record decisions
  • Assisting the Implementing governance standards across the project
  • Coordinating project meetings, taking and distributing comprehensive minutes and follow up actions
  • Work closely with the PMO and Engagement Lead in managing project status reporting, including relevant scorecards (e.g. Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies (RAID) register, budget variance analysis, scope, resource and milestone change logs)
  • Anticipating risks and opportunities, proactively engaging team and driving positive outcomes
  • Tracking stakeholder engagement and updating business communication strategy
  • Maintaining action, decision and meeting trackers ensuring they are up to date and accurate
  • Promoting best practice project management for an Agile stand point

The Project Administrator Candidate

The client is seeking somebody who is dynamic, engaging, has strong stakeholder management skills, is self-motivated and can work independently. In addition to excellent communication skills (written/verbal), you must have gravitas and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • 5 years Project PMO/Administration within a Plc/blue-chip environment (pref Retail)
  • Hands-on exposure to agile way of working
  • A self-starter with good creative skills
  • Problem-solving skills with experience contributing to a major change project
  • Motivated team player who also works well independently
  • Works with a strong sense of personal integrity and meets deadlines under pressure
  • Skilled communicator demonstrating refined stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Highly organised, methodical and structured thinker with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Build close and effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Programme Steering Committee, Finance, HR and Technology teams, BA community and third-party suppliers)
  • Proficient user of collaboration tools (e.g. Jira, SharePoint, Teams) 

If you feel that you meet the criteria of the Project Administrator then please apply now!