Admin Assistant to Project Manager

Company: Aerotek ( Learn More )

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$20.00 - $26.00 /Hour
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Job Description

Large subcontratcor looking for assistant project manager in the Raleigh, NC area!

1. Function as an adjunct to the project manager, completing tasks as assigned. Ensure that you know exactly how to contact the project manager at all times; timely communication is vital to project management.
2. Educate yourself about where the project manager's duties end and yours begin to stem any miscommunication - both between the two of you as well as members of the project team. Moreover, understand what decision-making powers have been vested in you. On all counts, respect the boundaries and realize when you must defer to the project manager.
3. Understand the scope of the project, identify the project participants, keep updated contact information and ensure that you have a reliable means of communicating at all times during the day with the project team. This is your "due diligence," and you should ask as many questions as necessary so that you can confidently execute your daily responsibilities.
4. Evaluate the progress of the project to ensure that the timeline is followed steadily and consistently. Keep an open line of communication with the project participants so they can alert you to potential snags and problems they might see on the horizon.
5. Embrace the role of researcher, anticipating that at some point in the project, you will have to investigate some element that is vital to its culmination. For example, if a vendor suddenly pulls out of the project, you might be expected to find a replacement in short order.
6. Perform important administrative functions for the project manager, which might include updating the project schedule, taking minutes at meetings, making phone calls to vendors and suppliers, responding to e-mails and writing progress reports to the project team.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.
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