Robert Half Project Assistant in Mound, Minnesota
Robert Half is partnering with a well-known company in the service industry who is in need of a Project Assistant to join their growing team. If you love research, are talented at multitasking, and have exceptional organizational skills, then this may be the job for you! This role will require you to work fully onsite in Mound and is an excellent opportunity for individuals who want to grow their career with a company that has a history of promoting from within. If you're interested in this contract opportunity, that has a strong potential to becoming contract-to-full time in the future, please apply today!
Your responsibilities in this role will include:
Assist project teams by providing administrative, technical and clerical support
Manage various projects and tasks, communicating directly with both internal and external stakeholders
Analyze information and prepare reports related to project budget and project status.
Coordinate meeting schedules for project managers and support staff
Validate inventory levels, ensuring appropriate materials are on hand for project needs.
Troubleshoot issues that arise within departments and projects
Utilize Microsoft Excel to create reports and query data, including advanced functions like VLOOKUPS, formulas and filters
High school diploma or equivalent; BA/BS degree in business, communications, or related field preferred
2+ years of prior experience doing data manipulation within Microsoft Excel, including the use of formulas, filters and VLOOKUPS
Prior working knowledge with project management software such as Microsoft Project, JIRA, Mavenlink, or NetSuite is desired
Demonstrated abilities with the Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of database and file management
Prior experience with both internal and external communications experience
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