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May

Project Co-ordinator & Team Assistant

Mercer - Melbourne, VIC

Administration & Secretarial
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in the Melbourne office: Project Coordinator & Team Assistant

What can you expect?

Working within our Evolve business and as part of the highly respected Career Consulting business at Mercer the Project Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the end to end administration of multiple projects that the Delivery Team manage. In addition to ensuring that the projects hit milestones and are on track with the client timelines the Project Coordinator will provide the team with support by facilitating team meetings, writing agendas, diary management and room bookings. A large part of this role also includes proof reading reports in readiness for client presentations. The team have a diverse approach to thinking and projects and are looking for a team member who shares this disruptive mindset.

Mercer Evolve partners with leading organisations across the globe to help them transform and grow their businesses through their people. Drawing on the latest global research and insights, our specialists develop tailored, data-driven strategies that keep our clients ahead of the curve.

What is in it for you?

At Mercer, we recognize that our most important asset is our people. We offer benefits and programs that support career development such as professional development support, exam and study assistance and global rotation opportunities which will support and nurture you with every opportunity to reach your full potential. We also recognise the value of healthy, happy colleagues and promote a culture of care and wellbeing, offering benefits such as flexible working and much more!

  • Leading training and development program
  • Professional environment where your career path really matters and is supported in our global organization
  • Great team environment with energetic and supportive colleagues
  • Genuine work life balance

Mercer Evolve is known for the genuine progressive growth opportunities and diverse scope of work that it offers its team. As well as international exposure and being part of the most reputable consulting brands.

We will count on you to:

  • Project coordination activities between the flow of work between the Research, Delivery and Business Development teams
  • Proof read project plans, client proposals and reports
  • Provide a high level of support in formatting and reviewing reports in PowerPoint
  • Keep abreast of the key project deliverables and track the progress against project plans
  • Provide administrative support to the Delivery Team on various project related activities such as; binding, printing, diary management etc.
  • Maintain and upkeep the CRM systems
  • Act as first point of contact for client software maintenance activities
  • Assist with the coordination of internal/external events and functions for both Evolve and the wider Careers business including; client events, team training and social events (including invitation management, budget management, venue bookings & catering)
  • Assist with the coordination of office administration activities across the wider Careers business (including office moves, town halls, committees, new marketing templates).

What you need to have:

Being able to prioritise and manage competing deadlines is crucial to this role. You will provide varying levels of support across the team and so being able to pivot on short notice and adapt to the changing environment would be a great attribute to this position.

  • Experience working in a professional services/consulting or corporate environment
  • Track record of either project coordination or team assistant roles providing support to multiple stakeholders
  • Exceptional written communication and attention to detail to enable a high level of proof reading
  • Time management, multitasking and prioritising of competing priorities
  • Confident and demonstrated use of PowerPoint
  • Customer centric mind-set
  • Initiative and drive

What makes you stand out:

We are looking for a candidate who is fast paced, a multitasker, can think on their feet and is career driven. This role is a great springboard into our Careers Consulting business. A candidate with a passion for Talent, HR, Research or Consulting will leverage this opportunity to further their career.

About us:

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit https://www.mercer.com/. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex/gender, marital or parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Please apply using the link below, applications will only be considered from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal & Bankruptcy check prior to commencement of employment.

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