Project Coordinator

About the business

Simmonds & Bristow (Est. 1965) is a leading Water & Environmental Consultancy and Registered Training Organisation, with its head office located at Rocklea, Brisbane.

We help people make good clean water throughout Australia, with special emphasis on looking after small and remote communities; from mines, industry and resorts, to rural towns and indigenous communities.

We are seeking an energetic, motivated and proactive Project Coordinator who is dedicated to providing high-quality project coordination support to our Engineering and Scientific Services (ESS) team.

About the role

This position plays a key role in the smooth operation of the ESS team and the quality and timeliness of the project delivery within the team.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Scheduling of future works and resourcing of equipment and team members;
  • Project coordination and support, including set up the project, purchase of parts, organise travel, collateral and management of project documentation, track project budget, monitor deadlines and liaise with appropriate internal and external stakeholders;
  • Preparing sales invoices;
  • Formatting, publishing and distributing reports prepared by technical teams;
  • Managing and maintaining quality systems for the team, including document control;
  • Performing cost analysis on various projects;
  • Other general office daily duties.

Who we are looking for

Important attributes for this position are a practical, systematic approach to planning, coordination and problem solving, while working within a dynamic team in a fluid environment. Commitment to teamwork, a positive attitude and sound work ethic are essential.

Key Qualities:

  • Calm, systematic, logical approach to planning and problem solving.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to embrace accountability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management concepts.

Skills & Experience:

The successful candidate must have previous  administrative experience, and preferably possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Experience in scheduling (highly regarded);
  • Qualification in Commerce or Accounting subject (advantage);
  • Advanced computer skills across the MS Office suite, particularly in Excel and Word;
  • Experience with MYOB Account Right Premier or similar systems;
  • Experience with CRM Goldmine and Sage Time Billing (desirable, but not necessary);
  • Experience with Quality Assurance systems (desirable, but not necessary).

Whats on offer

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and are always looking for innovative ways to motivate and retain our team members.

  • Competitive Salary, depending on qualification and experience;
  • Be part of the staff profit share bonus scheme;
  • Stable long-term employment;
  • Standard working hours Monday to Friday with no travel required;
  • A small, well-structured and Australian owned consultancy firm with over 50 years of service;
  • Work in the essential services industry;
  • On-site car park.

How to apply

Does this sound like you If you tick most of the other boxes, we would like to hear from you.

Further information:

  • There is no public transport close to our office, so a reliable car will be needed to get to work. Car parking is available onsite;
  • You must have the right to work in Australia, to apply for this position;
  • Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.

22/06/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Administration & Office Support
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