Vacancy details

ERDF Project Administrator

Location: Barnsley

Are you an experienced administrator interested in supporting the delivery of international trade business support across the region?

Do you enjoy working in a customer facing role supporting local SME’s?

Are you organised, accurate and efficient and looking for a new challenge?

If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions the role of ERDF Project Administrator could be for you!

Who Are We?

Enterprise Growth Solutions Limited (part of the Exemplas group of companies) is the contract holder for the Department for International Trade service in Yorkshire and the Humber.  As a business we recognise that giving a superior service to our clients depends on making the most of our people and we aim to give our teams challenging opportunities, recognition for achievement, job enrichment and the maximum flexibility we can.

What is the role?

We are looking for a full time Project Administrator to provide ERDF administrative backup to our team of International Trade Advisors, contributing to the work of the Department for International Trade (DIT).  This is the international economic department that is responsible for helping business to succeed by promoting British trade and investment across the world by building the global appetite for British goods and services.

  • You will be liaising with clients and International Trade Advisors to ensure accurate and timely claims are received
  • You will prepare client and ERDF claims
  • You will collate and accurately present monthly progress reports incorporating all specified management information
  • You will keep and maintain accurate records of progress towards contractual outputs
  • You will also act as first point of contact for SMEs and ITAs for project related enquiries, ensuring compliance with ERDF guidelines

Who are you?

  • A great team player with good interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with people at all levels.
  • Confident in a  customer-facing role with demonstrable experience of this.
  • Experienced in project working and working within a service or business support organisation.
  • Knowledgeable of financial and general monitoring and project management systems and of the business support landscape.
  • Experience of working with databases and maintaining accurate customer information on a CRM system.
  • Highly organised, with the ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines as well a superb attention to detail.

What do we offer?

What do we offer?

We offer a competitive salary of up to £23,000 per annum and a host of fantastic benefits including:

  • A generous 10.5% non-contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance and ill-health income protection insurance
  • 26 days holiday (rising to 28 after 2 years’ service) plus Bank Holidays
  • A flexible and supportive working culture,
  • A range of flexible benefits including flexi-pension, holiday-buy scheme, eyecare vouchers and a cycle-to-work scheme.

The fine print.

  • Please note this role is fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund, and it is subject to mandatory Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) pre-employment screening comprising verification of identity, nationality and immigration status, confirmation of 3 years minimum employment history and/or other activity, and third-party verification of unspent convictions.
  • Please note you must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.

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Contact us

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Exemplas Holdings Ltd
Titan Court
3 Bishops Square
AL10 9NE

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