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Project Co-ordinator, LTC

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Closing date:
17th March
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Closing Date
17th March 2019


We find and develop leaders that shape a better society

GatenbySanderson is the UK's foremost public and not-for-profit sector recruitment and people development business. We find and develop exceptional leaders to navigate complex challenges and transform public services. We operate within complex markets that frequently undergo change and are subject to high degrees of governance, external audit and public scrutiny. We are known for our ability to appoint to ‘difficult to fill’ or challenging, high profile roles and have a national reputation for our work across government, board capability, regulation, health, education, housing and not for profit organisations.


Role Purpose

The Project Co-ordinator works within a tight knit team to support the Leadership and Talent Consultancy team in its delivery of its most high-profile executive assessment projects. You will personally manage campaigns to determine candidate best-fit for some of the most senior and under-scrutiny roles within the public sector across the UK.


Key Responsibilities

♦ Working with the Senior Project Co-ordinator, you will be a point of contact for our clients. You will work with your GatenbySanderson (GS) project team colleagues to ensure that each campaign request from our clients is handled in a timely, high quality and responsive fashion. You will be skilled at multitasking and working accurately and quickly as you handle a high volume of campaigns at any one time.

♦ On taking on each campaign, you will capture all project details on our online system (Clarizen) and will work closely with the Senior Project Co-ordinator to ensure that the project is resourced with the right skills mix.

♦ Your will manage the end-to-end administration for each assignment, which includes; monitoring agreed deadlines and overseeing any delegated work relating to delivery (including prompting consultants and assessors on various stages of the process), managing timely delivery of all required materials, monitoring management information and proactively keeping it up to date, liaising with clients and candidates, attending meetings as required, and timetabling assessment events. and we are deeply committed to equality of opportunity for all, building diverse teams and having an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. 


For this role it is essential for someone to have the following experience:

♦ Ability to communicate effectively with clarity, confidence and accuracy in writing and over the phone

♦ Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to organise and motivate people, working as part of a busy but tight knit team.

♦ Understanding the requirements for successful administrative support in a dynamic business function.

♦ Knowledge of best practice in terms of developing administrative procedures and processes and being prepared to challenge if you spot something that could be improved.

♦ Strong writing skills and a robust understanding of online customer management systems portal (we will train you in ours).

♦ Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple client requirements, prioritise and balance constantly changing and conflicting requirements.

♦ Demonstrate the ability to self-assess and set personal goals.

♦ Strong and relentless attention to detail, and proven ability to sense check reports and cross check peers work to guarantee quality.

♦ Qualified in or willing to undertake training in test administration. 


Whatever your background, you will be motivated by a desire to make a tangible difference. We actively encourage applications from everyone. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do and we are deeply committed to equality of opportunity for all, building diverse teams and having an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. 

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See how working for us could work for you and for more information contact, Chantelle Harris on 07384 460191.