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Project Office Assistant

Cairngorms National Park

Grantown-on-Spey, Inverness, Highland

Published
06-05-2022
Cairngorms National Park
Practical information
Published:
06-05-2022
Expires:
16-05-2022
Job id:
331125884
Job type:
Part-time
Full-time
Salary level
£18,597 - £23,862  per year
Job sector:
Office/Administration
Job title:
Project Worker
Office Worker
Language:
English Fluent

Job Title: Project Office Assistant

Salary: £18,597 £23,862 (Band A)

Location: Grantown on Spey

Job Type: Fixed Term

Contract to 30th June 2023

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (though part time hours of 30 hours per week may be considered)

Closing Date: 12pm (noon), Monday 16th May 2022
Interview Date: Thursday 26th May 2022 (held virtually)

About Us:
The Cairngorms National Park (CNP) is the largest national park in the UK, covering 4500km2.
It is also a place of sheer abundance, having more high mountain ground than anywhere else in the UK, the largest Caledonian forest, some of Scotland's purest rivers and finest livestock rearing farmland. 
It is home to 25 percent of the UKs rare and endangered species. 
It is a truly unique place to work, with our dedicated and passionate Corporate Services team who are committed to providing the best people experience, every day.
Furthermore, there is access to some of the most beautiful countryside straight from our Headquarters office door. 

The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) is one of Scotland's top 10 flexible employers and listed in the UKs Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for; were dedicated to both this fantastic landscape and our employees.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Project Office Assistant to join the CNPA and support the administration of the CNPA Project Management Office to help in achieving effective control systems and ongoing improvement of internal project management processes, communications, risk and issue management and governance relating to the delivery of CNPA major projects with a focus on the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF).

The Role:
With the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) and national lottery players, this post is part of a team that the Cairngorms National Park Authority is recruiting to lead innovative, collaborative and transformative change as we tackle the climate emergency and nature crisis, and deliver an economy that works for all.

Our ambition is large-scale, inclusive, transformational change that delivers our collective climate and biodiversity responsibilities. 

Acting comprehensively across the UKs largest National Park, you will give residents and visitors the tools to make a difference.

With over 45 committed partners, our collective endeavour is for the Park to become a global exemplar with integrity and heart, where the future is placed in the hands of the people and communities that live, work and visit here.

The Heritage Horizons: Cairngorms 2030 programme is in an NLHF development phase which will culminate in the production of a full application to the NLHF.

As the Project Office Assistant you will update and maintain Project/Programme Management information within the project management software, meaning you will keep up to date with the latest project developments.

You will support the Programme Delivery Officer in the administration, reporting and facilitating key meetings to support project delivery, planning and review, meaning you will be involved in all aspects of project support.

You will deal with enquiries, which may be by telephone, e-mail or written correspondence, meaning you will have great customer service skills.

So, if you are keen to be the Project Office Assistant, supporting the administration of the CNPA Project Management Office and you can display the skills and experience listed here, this is the role you've been waiting for.  

CNPA Benefits:
>   Civil service pension scheme
>   25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days with service, plus Public Holidays
>   Professional development
>   Flexible working
>   Cycle to work scheme
>   Use of pool cars

About You:
>   To be considered as our Project Office Assistant, you'll need:
>   Experience of working in an office environment;
>   Must have good Computer Skills - including Word, Microsoft Outlook and Internet Technologies;
>   The ability to work individually and as part of a team;
>   Ability to balance workload and work under tight timescales
>   Must be willing to take a flexible approach to their duties.
>   Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience of working in a project or programme environment, an understanding of the purpose and aims of the National Park, working knowledge of Access, PowerPoint and Excel and knowledge of Gaelic would be beneficial to your application.

For more information regarding the role and responsibilities, please see the Job Description.

How to apply:
To apply, please click the link below. 

Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV).

CNPA is an inclusive organisation and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age. 

We are Disability Confident committed employer, if you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you. 

In all circumstances CNPA appoints on merit based evidence the applicant supplies in meeting the essential criteria for the post. If you require more information or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability, please contact us at recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk

To see how the CNPA collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants, please view the Privacy Notice available on our website.

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Cairngorms National Park
Practical information
Published:
06-05-2022
Expires:
16-05-2022
Job id:
331125884
Job type:
Part-time
Full-time
Salary level
£18,597 - £23,862  per year
Job sector:
Office/Administration
Job title:
Project Worker
Office Worker
Language:
English Fluent
Location