Assistant Project Manager
Salary: £17,000 – reviewed after initial period
Sheffield
Ref: 1652

Our client, a growing language company, has an opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager to join its team in Sheffield.

The language industry is booming. On top of that it’s changing and our client is investing in change. They are expanding and as part of that expansion they have a role for an Assistant Project Manager to help with the many projects they manage for their FTSE 100 clients.

The role would be ideal for a Translations graduate seeking experience and training in project management.

Duties and responsibilities
• Allocate projects to translators and proofreaders, ensuring that rates and deadlines are negotiated in line with project requirements
• Quality check translations to ensure the final delivery to the client is fit for purpose
• Sourcing for projects, negotiating rates and performance management
• Preparing purchase orders in line with requirements and company margin targets
• Maintaining detailed and up-to-date project records
• Providing assistance to the project team with including data collation and assessment

This role will work with the supervision of senior project managers, and on-going training and mentoring will be provided including:

• Risk assessment and mitigation
• Cost planning
• Solution design
• Complaint management
• Translation memory management
• Client communication

Requirements
• A degree or similar qualification in Languages or Translation is essential
• Excellent attention to detail
• Quality and process oriented
• Strong organisational skills
• Experience in prioritising effectively
• Experience of multi-tasking
• Strong timekeeping and ability to meet deadlines
• High proficiency in written and spoken English
• High proficiency in at least one foreign language is preferred, not essential
• Knowledge of CAT tools (ideally, MemoQ) is preferred but training will be provided

The starting salary will be reviewed on completion of your probation period and could be increased depending on performance.

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Administration Assistant - Legal
Salary: c£16,000
Sheffield
Ref: 1643

Our client, a mid-sized firm of solicitors in Sheffield, has an opening for an Administration Assistant to join its team in Sheffield city centre.

This is an ideal role for someone with some experience in administration who is searching for an entry level position in professional services. You would be joining a long-established law firm with an excellent reputation for training and development.

You would be part of the property and conveyancing department. Your work would focus on opening new file and starting new cases for the firms’ clients. Full duties and responsibilities described below.

You will take responsibility for new client and matter creations, following quality and compliance guidelines as you do so. Day-to-day tasks will involve ID verification checks and following our client’s procedures should your checks reveal any adverse information. To do this you will speak with the lawyers and legal secretaries to carry out conflict-of-interest checks and then input this information onto our client’s systems.

This is a role that would suit someone able to follow policy and procedure and who is happy to work in a consistent and methodical capacity. Good attention-to-detail skills are necessary as is the capacity to understand and follow the legal regulations which govern the job. You should be organised and able to work as part of a team.

Other relevant skills and experience:

Administration experience
Quick typing skills
Data input
MS Office applications
Accounting software
Document-management systems

Full training will be provided and legal experience is not necessary though it will assist you.

An excellent benefits package is offered in addition to your basic salary and holiday entitlement.

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Office Assistant
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: up to £22K max
Ref: 1640

Our client has an opportunity for an Office Assistant to work with the general management and HR team. You will assist with HR and general office work.

You will work with supervision from a coordinator and perform a busy and varied role at one of the region’s best-loved organisations.

Daily duties and responsibilities include diary and travel management, email and postal correspondence, general administration duties, organising meetings and helping provide support services for the organisation.

Candidates for the role should be self-motivated with a flexible approach to work and enjoy a busy and demanding environment. Excellent secretarial and administrative skills are required.
This is a full-time role, offering a generous holiday allowance of 33 days in addition to your competitive salary.

Please apply here for more information including a detailed job specification.


Legal Assistant - Personal Injury
Salary: DOE
Sheffield
Ref: 1630

Our client, a leading South Yorkshire regional law firm, has an opportunity for a Personal Injury Legal Assistant to join its head office in Sheffield.

You will provide admin support and assistance to lawyers in the department and perform a variety of tasks while meeting the kind of quality and compliance standards you would expect from a leading law firm. Duties include:

• Providing an initial point of contact
• Handling new enquires
• Collecting and ordering medical records
• Audio or copy typing letters and documents
• Diary organisation
• Collating of information and research
• Contacting experts and other third parties
• Helping to support marketing and business development for the department
• Engaging with social media and our client’s website blog content

This is a position that would suit someone who works well under pressure, is familiar with modern technology and social media and who can manage their own time. In addition, our client deals with people in difficult and stressful situations and a professional and empathetic approach is required.

Ideally candidates will have gained some experience within a law firm although this is not essential as full training is provided.

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Receptionist and Float Secretary
Salary: competitive
Nottingham
Ref: 1596

Our client, a leading firm of solicitors in the East Midlands, has an opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join its Commercial Property team in Nottingham.

As a Receptionist, you will provide clerical and administrative support. You will assist your colleagues with the firm’s logistical needs including photocopying of correspondence, distributing documents internally and to third parties (Courts, solicitors and estate agents), franking mail, banking and organising files for storage.

Duties and responsibilities

Float Secretary

Relief secretarial support in different departments
Producing accurate correspondence and documents from digital dictation, verbal or written instructions including the use of templates and precedents
Maintaining appointment diaries, receiving morning mail and locating relevant files

Reception

Answering and receiving incoming calls
Meeting and greeting clients
Dealing with incoming and outgoing mail
General clerical tasks including photocopying, sending and receiving faxes, filing
Archiving deeds and wills register
Delivering documentation to third parties including Court, solicitors, estate agencies

Skills and qualities

Computer literacy, audio-typing digital dictation skills
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Pleasant telephone manner
Client-care focused
Respect confidentiality requirements
Work with minimal supervision to deadlines

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