Project Assistant

Closing Date - 28/04/19 

Interview Date - 1st Interviews 6th-25th May and 2nd Interviews TBC

Salary band - Up to £22,000 (dependant on experience) plus overtime (by agreement)

Hours - Core Hours 9.00am-5.00pm, with half an hour unpaid lunch break, Monday to Friday, with the occasional need to work overtime

Holiday & Benefits - 25 days hols plus bank holidays. 5% Employer Pension contribution. Other employee benefits after successful completion of 6-month probation period 

Start date - June/July 2019

Company - Seiche Water Technology Group – Seiche Environmental Ltd 

CV’s to be sent to - Kelly Holder k.holder@seiche.com 

Location - Norwich, UK 

Local Transport - Good local transport. Car driver beneficial
Brief outline of the role

Why is the role essential for the business? 

To continue work started to meet customer requirements and complete future developments. There is a need to deliver a whole project as a package.

Role Summary

Working in Seiche Environmental providing daily project support to the Project Manager(s) to deliver environmental projects and to develop a comprehensive client base through conferences, meetings and promotion of Seiche Environmental services; to support the Project Manager(s)in the supply of quotes and tenders and coordinate projects for the department.

Key tasks of the role

Principal accountabilities:

• Support Project Manager in the production of tender documentations 
• Coordination of Offshore Consultants
• Building key relations with suppliers
• Support Project Manager in delivery of offshore projects
• Report Coordination
• Provide consultancy support
• Primary point of contact for Offshore Consultants to streamline availability, project queries and organising and tracking movement of personnel
• Sourcing of suitable with offshore / onshore consultants to support bids
• Build key relationships with offshore consultants to encourage good working relations with Seiche and gain industry information
• Securing and coordination of offshore consultants for Seiche Environmental Projects
• Organising travel for offshore consultants
• Formatting of CVs and other documents for project bids
• Completing company information and pre-qualification documentation
• Obtaining and maintaining offshore certification for key offshore consultants
• Assisting with Project Paper work including admin for offshore consultants, Risk Assessments, Quality Plans and project procedures.
• Working with the Project Manager and Offshore Consultant to produce draft and final reports to clients and regulators
• Coordination of Offshore Consultant project paperwork incl. invoices, timesheets, expenses etc.
• Assist Project Manager in providing project advise, consultation and expert advice to clients.

Criteria which will be used in shortlisting and selecting candidates.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to liaise and build relationships with internal stakeholder and clients. This will include client visits and submission of tenders and the subsequent follow up actions. 

Skills

• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to liaise and build relationships with internal stakeholders and clients; to include client visits and presentations, assessment preparation and submission of tenders
• Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) 
• Approachable character
• Initiative and assertiveness
• Proactivity
• Works well under pressure and to deadlines

Knowledge

• Marine mammals particularly in relation to anthropogenic sounds
• Passive Acoustic Monitoring Technology
• Underwater Acoustics
• Offshore industry, seismic, renewables, dredging, decommissioning, research etc
• Offshore working HSSE

Experience

• Previous experience in an offshore role including MMO, PAM, Acoustic Scientist, Environmental Scientist
• Previous consultancy experience
• Leadership roles
• Proactive

Education & Certification

• Undergraduate degree in marine science or related subject,
• JNCC MMO certification
• PAM Training certification

The nature of this role will mean that the successful candidate will be expected to respond to requests outside of standard business hours, additionally potential inter-company site visits, client visits, marketing events and possible global travel will be essential in this role. 

About the Seiche Water Technology Group

Seiche Water Technology Group (swtg.co.uk) consists of the following operating companies:

Seiche Ltd, based near Holsworthy, North Devon, UK. Develops and Manufactures marine acoustic technologies for the offshore energy, science and defence markets

Seiche Environmental Ltd, based in Norwich, Norfolk, UK. Provides environmental services to the offshore energy and science markets
Seiche Training Ltd, develops and delivers vocational and professional marine acoustic training

Ashridge Engineering Ltd, based on Okehampton, Devon, UK. Develops and manufactures technologies for the domestic and international fresh and waste water industries and power generation markets

AutoNaut USV Ltd, based in Chichester, West Sussex, UK. Develops, manufactures and operates the AutoNaut wave propelled, unmanned surface vehicle

Closing Date:
28/04/2019

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