12/12/2017 The Growth Company Manchester M1 6EU

Project Management Executive 29862 29862

  • Sector: business admin law
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: 17,806
  • Level: 4
  • Reference: 29862
Project Management Executive  29862

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Business Growth Hub
City Centre
M1 6EU

This is an exciting opportunity to support the development of key business growth projects – contributing to the planning, coordination and delivery of the director of Business Growth’s portfolio of services.

A normal day would include:

Project management and coordination
•Undertaking the planning, management and implementation of projects, as appropriate including the leading the coordination of the annual Business Growth Hub business plan ensuring that there is a timetable in place for the development and implementation of the programmes
•Leading on the project planning of the Business Growth Hub staff conference(s), including making management decisions, project scoping, overall estimating and budgeting, developing a tracking system for costs and providing the director with graphical representations of the project progress
•Managing the project pipeline for future planning on behalf of the director and senior management team

Researching, reporting and drafting
•Leading on the development of new reporting processes, considering resources and timescales and satisfying the needs of all project stakeholders
•Managing the collation of performance information in relation to performance management processes
•Researching and analysing service performance, as well as feedback from clients, to support the design of new approaches to storytelling and presenting the Hub’s business support offer

Executive support
•Providing executive assistance to the director on key projects and general business development and delivery activity
•Providing day-to-day support to the director and project manager, as required, to include diary management, accommodation and travel bookings, finance administration and event support
•Drafting correspondence and preparing presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.
•Finance administration including raising purchase orders and invoices, drafting expense claims, including credit card, cash and foreign currency

The Business Growth Hub is a community of specialists with a passion to help businesses across Greater Manchester realise their ambitions. They provide start-ups, scale-ups and established businesses with support that includes providing finance guidance, creating international links, paving the way for innovation and people development across the region.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.
What you should have to apply

Minimum one year administration experience would be desirable.
Minimum 5 GCSEs at C and above including Maths and English. A levels/A2 levels/BTEC 3 or experience in professional or administrative environment would be desirable
Personal Qualities

A self-starting team player, with a can-do, hands-on attitude and a strong desire to develop
Personable, professional with high levels of integrity
Ability to deal appropriately with confidential or sensitive information
Ability to understand, demonstrate and apply The Growth Company values: Make a positive difference, stronger together, empower people, do the right thing, build on success
Willingness to learn and apply in practice

Strong written/oral communication skills
Good planning/organisational skills
Ability to influence
Good customer service skills
Ability to determine timetables and systems
Numerical skills and presentation of information of data

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