Trainee Project Assistant

Location Newtownabbey, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £9.90 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Louise McCollum
Job ref BMTPA0109_1662384962

Job description

Trainee Project Assistant - required for ongoing temporary contract - Newtownabbey area - £9.90ph - Mon-Frid 9am-5pm


The post holder will be responsible for supporting the delivery of a wide range of economic development programmes which contribute to the development of the local economy and our towns and villages, in line with the Council's Corporate and Economic Development objectives, regional strategies and sub-regional approaches.

This role is to support the Economic Development Section's Regeneration Officer Positions and will include business engagement activities with stakeholders including Chambers of Commerce, businesses, trader associations and other interest groups The role will include undertaking survey work, collating and analysing baseline information particularly to support the regeneration of our towns, villages and economic areas.

As part of the business engagement responsibility the role will support the delivery of business engagement meetings and events across the borough.


CSE Maths and English ( AC) or equivalent

Administrative/clerical experience Experience in the use of MS Office applications including MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Display enthusiasm and flexibility
Ability to deal with dissatisfied customers and difficult situations
Possess team work skills
Be able to identify and solve problems
Good analytical, communication and interpretation skills
High degree of discretion and confidentiality
Computer literate

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