Project Assistant – Adelaide, SA

Location: Adelaide, South Australia

AG Security Group is South Australia's leading and largest privately-owned security organisation that has been protecting Australians for more than twenty-eight years. We are recognised for delivering a great customer experience, advanced technologies and innovative security solutions to government entities, utilities and commercial clients. The culture in our workplace is positive, supportive and sociable, where collaboration and innovation are valued.

Our Team were proud to be recognised at the Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) National Security Industry Awards for Excellence for the Special Security Project category. We were also awarded by TQCS International, world leading ISO certification body, as their National 2018 Client of the Year for our best practice Quality, Safety and Environmental Management System.

As we continue to grow, we need a Project Assistant to join our Team! This newly vacant permanent full-time position has come about due to an internal promotion.

This will be a key role within our organisation and the opportunity incorporates a number of accountabilities including, but not limited to:
- Providing support to the Operations Department by filtering and directing phone calls, booking field Team Members travel arrangements, managing the equipment and calibration processes, overseeing the management of the Company’s fleet vehicles, as well as other general administration duties as required
- Assisting with project administration, including the preparation of project documents, manuals, forms, reports, tender documentation and spreadsheets
- Updating any relevant Operations Department procedures, forms and other documentation relating to Work Health and Safety (WHS)
- Assisting the Operations Coordinator with system (simPRO) data entry, including, but not limited to, schedule management, quoting and invoicing
- Ordering stock and manage any nonconforming products via the Company’s internal warranty management procedure
- Arranging appropriate equipment hire for projects
- Providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers

To succeed in this role, we would expect you to have following knowledge, capabilities and qualities including:
- Tertiary education qualifications (TAFE or University) in project administration, construction management or another relative discipline would be desirable
- Experience performing in a similar role or delivering comparable work
- Demonstrated understanding of project management and delivery in the construction and building services industries
- Highly developed administration capabilities coupled with intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills
- Ability to develop complex forms, spreadsheets and documentation of a high standard
- Comfortable with computer systems and learning new software
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Great interpersonal skills and a strong sense of self awareness
- Ability to engage and influence people
- Ability to coordinate Team Members and subcontractors
- A great problem solver and critical thinker who uses sound initiative and judgement
- Able to identify and execute priorities with a sense of urgency
- A strong work ethic and high standards which is reflected in your quality of work, attention to detail and ability to deliver
- A positive and genuine team player who enjoys working collaboratively but also independently

To ensure your success, you will receive a lot of support in this role and will be encouraged to develop your strengths. We are committed to your ongoing learning and development with us and we genuinely do value all of our people.

In our workplace, you will enjoy free coffee, a great team and culture, positive social atmosphere and plenty of laughs. Our office is conveniently located very close to highly rated local cafes, restaurants, shops and we are just under ten minutes from the city.

Apply now if you would like to be a part of our supportive team who work together to achieve outstanding results and have some fun along the way!

Applications for this opportunity must be submitted by COB on Monday, 2 December 2019. Please include your current resume and a cover letter, which addresses the above selection criteria.

For a confidential discussion and more information about this role, please contact Human Resources at our Adelaide office on (08) 8231 0411.

AG Security Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion in our workplace.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

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