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Project assistant (San Ramon, CA)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: California
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/07/2020
  • Duration: 8 months
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The Role:
Located in San ramon, CA
***Due to COVID-19 this position will start as a 'work from home' position until company and local regulations allow project team to return to Bishop Ranch 1 office in San Ramon.


The main function of a Program Assistant is to provide high-level administrative and program support by anticipating needs of managers, enabling and planning communication events, developing and executing global meetings and events by using collaboration tools such as video conference, Webex, recording meetings, distributing meeting pre-reads and post-meeting agreements and materials. Job will also include handling information requests and performing document management functions. Some duties include ordering equipment, or event materials and other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

* Partnering with multiple managers to organize and coordinate events and other meetings, including all logistics and collaboration tools for global meetings.
* Basic knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.
* Managing two Managers engagement needs
* Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining collaboration access sites, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
* Prepare reports, emails, and other documents.
* File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports.
* Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution.
* Prepare agendas and make arrangements for project and other meetings
* Onboarding/offboarding
* Provide reporting support for operational metrics

Required Qualifications:

* 8-10 years' Program Assistant experience required - experience supporting Enterprise Programs/ PMO
* Microsoft Office Suite experience required: e-Mail, Calendar, Video Conference call bridges, Proficient Excel skills- All basic functions
* SharePoint Administration Skills: Can manage site accesses, create simple libraries and lists
* Proficient PowerPoint skills: Create slides with graphs, diagrams, pictures, text
* Strong verbal and written communication skills, multi-tasking, customer service skills and interpersonal skills
* Ability to work independently and manage one's time
* Ability to keep information organized and confidential
* High School diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

* Proficient Excel skills and Graphing ability
* Information technology, SAP, or other ERP project experience
* Advanced SharePoint skills: Can create a custom SharePoint Form
* Can use more advanced SharePoint features such as Column Lookups and 'Send To' without explanation
* Previous experience working/supporting a large company environment
* Understanding of corporate bureaucracies and complexities
* Education: Associate Degree or higher, preferred

Notes from Manager:

* Due to COVID-19 this position will start as a 'work from home' position until company and local regulations allow project team to return to Bishop Ranch 1 office in San Ramon.
* Seeking local candidates only
* No traveling involved
* Possibility for extension
* Team environment- about 150 people globally from multiple consulting vendors. Selected candidate will be working with people located in San Ramon (~70), Houston, India, and Manilla

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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