Project Assistant


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Palo Alto, CA

Date Posted:

May 17, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

00430-0010929209

Staffing Area:

Office & Administrative


Description
Seeking a Project Assistant to assist the Director of Design (and managers) for our real estate development and consultant client in Palo Alto. The person in this role needs to be a problem solver, proactive, organized, and able to prioritize tasks while working independently.

This role also supports managers and fellow employees through a variety of tasks related to the organization. This role also works with a project manager, following directives in a support role. This role will oversee tasks delegated to them by the project manager, coordinate with vendors and service providers, and generally ensure that projects are moving forward.

Duties (include but are not limited to):
? Work collaboratively with the project manager and team to maximize productivity
? Collaborate with the whole project team, contributing to the entire project lifecycle
? Independently drive small projects from start to completion and problem solve along the way
? Organize and monitor schedules and see that deadlines are met
? Report updates verbally and in written form to management
? Complete any necessary administrative tasks, such as research and email
? Answer and direct phone calls
? Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
? Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
? Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner, as needed
? Reply to email, telephone or face to face enquiries
Requirements
? Minimum Bachelor?s Degree
? A minimum of 1-2 years professional experience.
? Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
? Flexible attitude able to prioritize tasks while adjusting to a changing workload
? Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem solving
? Able to plan ahead and proactively address potential issues
? Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office
? Collaborative working style and team-player attitude
? Positive and encouraging personality
? Able to work independently with little supervision
? Highly motivated with a strong work ethic
? Reliable, trustworthy, and committed to team?s success
? Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
? Able to thrive in a high-volume, deadline-driven work environment
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