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Systems & Projects Assistant

Location: Exeter, Devon Industry: Public Sector
Salary: £10.66 - £11.54 per hour Contact: Karen Burwood
Posted: about 2 years ago Contact Email: kburwood@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

We are looking for a Systems & Projects Assistant to help the Operations Manager implement change within the department following a restructure and to improve service delivery.

This is a 6 Month Temporary assignment and the successful candidate will be able to work with a diverse team, have a working knowledge of systems analysis, staff and customer relationship values and data management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess and measure performance against a range of models
  • Develop relationships and partnering with community groups and businesses.
  • Assist in developing and managing staff training programmes specific to up-skilling the workforce
  • Embed within the operational team to facilitate service delivery and team culture
  • Investigate alternative business operating models including mobile IT solutions
  • Co-ordinate H&S compliance with corporate and national standards
  • Assist in the management and delivery of projects
  • Manage small projects and issues as they arise on a daily basis from start to completion, working with the Operations Coordinator and Team Leaders.

Preferred Skills:

  • Good communication, literacy and numeracy skills are essential, and the candidate needs to be conversant with Microsoft applications.
  • Good general standard of education to A level or equivalent
  • Experience of performance monitoring and analysis
  • Experience of problem solving across a range of issues in a high pressured frontline service environment
  • Experience of Project management
  • Experience of risk-based health and safety assessments and interventions
  • Understanding of operational systems and multi-functional processes
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of customer development and liaison
  • HNC or equivalent in a subject related to cleansing, horticulture, open space management or grounds maintenance services would be beneficial but not essential

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level problem solving skills
  • Customer focus and awareness
  • Robust and self motivated, able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to assess problems and devise solutions
  • Good organisation skills particularly in respect of systems and processes

Working Hours: 37 Hours per week - Full Time

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.

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