Project Assistant

Project Assistant

Armstrong Appointments | Durban, ZN, ZA

Posted 15 days ago

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Our client, one of the largest international Islamic banking groups in the world, well organized, detail orientated Project Assistant to provide support on designated projects through administration, coordination, logistical requirements, research and implementation ensuring that the effectiveness and efficiency is maintained.

Main job function

KPI’s would include but not be limited too:


• Assists in the development of policies and procedures

• Participates in all phases of research including development of tools, implementation and input into analysis

• Follows up to ensure information for the project is returned and/or collected within specified timeframes.


• Assists in the organization and development of training materials related to the project

• Composes administrative correspondence and drafts such as memos, letters, reports, presentations, agendas and meeting materials

• Receives, reviews and processes incoming correspondence through preparation of responses or materials

• Acts as recording secretary in internal and external project meetings by preparing and distributing minutes and action item summaries

• Assists in the compilation of Meeting Packs Project Coordination

• Organizes committee meetings, preparing any required materials that support the quality and completion of the project

• Arranges focus group discussions and interviews to discuss details of the project

• Addresses all the logistical requirements for all projects initiated by the Projects Division Project Implementation

• Participates actively in projects and deliverables using specific systems and programmes ensuring that tracking occurs throughout the implementation phase

• Monitors the status of agreements and contracts, reporting on variations or discrepancies to management User Acceptance Testing Coordination

• Perform User Acceptance Testing of the Functional Requirements of the various systems and business processes

• Documents UAT Test Scenarios, Test Cases and Test Scripts; and defines and prepares the Test Case
A degree or diploma in Business Administration or Diploma in Project Management
A minimum of 2 years of experience is required in the area of Project Support and Administration

Minute Taking


Communication (verbal, written and numeric)

Research ability


MS Office, MS Excel & Power Point

MS Teams & Zoom General project management techniques

MS Project or similar tracking programme

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.