Project Advisor

Posted 9 October by Zenith People LTD
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The Company

Zenith People are proudly representing a Sunderland based organisation on their search for a Project Advisor to join their highly successful and professional team. They are a North East success story and are continually growing. The office is based in Sunderland, but the role involved travel throughout the North East.

The Company

  • The following responsibilities are underpinned by the provision of support and assistance across the team in a flexible manner, in keeping with the needs of the business
  • Ability to develop networks within the North East
  • Ability to demonstrate business knowledge across a broad mix of business sectors and processes Knowledge of key business processes and ability to analyse and diagnose strategic and operational business needs
  • Ability to interpret the financial health of a business using accounts and other financial information
  • Proven competence to communicate with and influence senior management within SME businesses.
  • The capability to assess complex business issues, appraising factors which influence company’s planning and decision making and demonstrate initiative by providing bespoke solutions to clients.

The Person

  • Educated to graduate level or equivalent demonstrable level of knowledge.
  • A proven track record of supporting SME business growth on a face to face basis
  • Strong Self-motivation and a 'can do-attitude’ with a focus on achieving personal targets and prioritising workload to achieve
  • The ability to build rapport and develop sustained relationships with senior management based on credibility and trust.
  • Be sufficiently organised and flexible to manage several ongoing tasks
  • The ability to adapt personal consultancy style to deal with a range of clients
  • Attention to details to maintain complete, accurate and up-to-date records of client contacts and follow up
  • Ability to prepare professional customer communications and documents
  • Competent used of CRM systems, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, e-mail and ability to readily learn to use new ICT packages
  • Current driving licence and ability to fulfil transport requirements of post
  • Experience of delivering ERDF funded business support programmes.
  • Experience of business mentoring/counselling
  • Up to date appreciation and understanding of the issues facing the local, regional and national business community

Required skills

  • Business Support
  • CRM
  • Project Management
  • ERDF
  • Graduate Level

Reference: 40811051

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