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Skills Project Administrator

Location: SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX Salary: 19430.00 - 19430.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3106663
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is seeking a well organised Skills Project Administrator to facilitate the delivery of the A Better Start Southend Work Skills Project. The ABSS Work Skills Project is managed by the Economic Development and Skills team and is funded by the Pre School Learning Alliance/Big Lottery Fund. It is aimed at helping to upskill parents who have children aged 0-4 and who live in specific wards in Southend. The objective is to help with confidence building, to develop skills and to help parents to move towards work. This is a fixed term contract until June 2019. If this role sounds like the opportunity for you and something you can grab hold of and make your own then please read on.

Supporting the Project Manager, your responsibilities will include controlling and implementing project paperwork, designing ideas for posters and other publicity information, monitoring documents, assisting with organising events and other aspects of delivery. You will also visit Children’s Centres and other community venues in order to promote and publicise courses.

You will enjoy working with a range of people from different backgrounds, including young parents, local business representatives, and council stakeholders. You will need to be both professional and personable as you represent the Council. High quality organisation and administration skills are needed in this role, and you will be able to work in a confident fashion to make sure that all administrative procedures and processes are followed and further developed. You will be able to use the Microsoft Office suite of packages.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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