Vacancy: MA Project Management Assistant

JOB TITLE: MA Project Management Assistant

REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2023-1515

HOURS OF WORK : 35
SALARY/WAGE: £10,901.80 / £5.99 p/h
CLOSING DATE: 04/12/2023

Glasgow City Council - Financial Services (CBS)


Modern Apprenticeship


Job Description

Are you aged:
16-24 or
16-29 with a disability
16-29 year olds who are care experienced

Are you interested you interested in starting a career in project management? Then this may be the opportunity for you!
We are recruiting for a Project Management Assistant Modern Apprentice to work in our Customer and Business Services department, providing a administration support service in project management.
As a Modern Apprentice, as well as working in your day-to-day role, you will be studying towards a Professional Development Award (PDA) in Project Management at SCQF level 8, whilst being able to apply your learning to the real life business environment. In turn, you will receive first class training, excellent conditions and experience of working in one of Glasgow’s leading employers.

Key Responsibilities

As a Project Management Assistant MA, you will learn the skills to carry out a varied range of duties to assist the team in the delivery of various projects, e.g.
• Admin related to the set up and collection of information from Project working groups and workshops
• Accurately Input data to databases and spreadsheets
• Business analysis activity including process mapping
• Customer engagement activity, attendance at project meetings
• Contributing toward the creation of simple project plans and business cases
• Other project activity as required

Key Skills

• IT and Excel spreadsheets
• Good organisational skills
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Excellent communication skills

Apprenticeship Framework Level

Professional Development Award SCQF Level 8

Apprenticeship Framework Title

Project Management

Training Provider

Glasgow City Council

Company profile

Glasgow City Council (GCC) is the largest local authority in Scotland, with 24,000 employees who provide Glasgow residents with a diverse range of services in their roles.

Customer and Business Services (CBS) provides admin support for a number of council departments, such as Financial Services, Development and Regeneration Services and the Chief Executive’s Department. This means that we have Modern Apprentices providing support services in a number of different locations across the city.

The roles we are able to offer present a fantastic opportunity to those wishing to gain a wide range of administration, customer service and business experience within one organisation.

Providing excellent customer service is a priority for us and we want to make sure that all our customers are dealt with in a friendly, polite and professional way. We are the first point of contact for the majority of our customers; and our aim is to deal with their enquiries promptly, courteously and accurately.

Education, Qualifications and Training

Applicants should hold a minimum of 2 Highers (one of which should be English at grade C or above) and National 5 Maths – or the equivalent qualifications at SCQF levels 5 and 6

Experience & Knowledge

We would love to meet you and discuss our post(s)if you:

Have a positive approach to learning new skills

The ability to follow instructions from your manager and other colleagues

The ability to work effectively as part of a team

Any Additional Requirements

None

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