Project Associate - Packaging

  • Location

    Cheltenham

  • Sector:

    Onsite

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Danielle Avery

  • Contact email:

    davery@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01242 533514

  • Job ref:

    DA-62

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-09

  • Startdate:

    2022-01-10

Our Client are seeing a Project Associate to work within a team who are implementing changes in packaging to deliver sustainable environmentally friendly solutions. The role is initially on a 6 month fixed term contract. The role will be to support and run projects which focus on the implementation of sustainable packaging initiatives, throughout their manufacturing site.

Role responsibilities include:
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives & business case
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources & stakeholders in an effective and efficient manner
  • Track project costs
  • Develop and manage a project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Updating communication platforms about projects progress for the department
 
Candidates will ideally have:
  • Excellent time and project management skills with a winning mindset
  • Methodical, organised and attention to detail with good analysis and a clear analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Strong team player; able to understand complex technical concepts and communicate the implications clearly
  • Proficient IT skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
  • Good numeracy skills and aptitude for working with data
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident approach, able to collaborate with colleagues to share ideas and plans
  • HND in a STEM related discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Some prior experience in a similar role would be an advantage but is not essential.
What You'll Get In Return
27 days holiday + Bank Holidays (pro rata’d)
Enhanced Pension scheme
Life Insurance
Competitive salary
Free parking
Career development
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