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Job Title: Project Assistant

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Job Location: Ashby de la Zouch

Salary: £16,000 - £18,000


As a Project Assistant you will be required to provide administration assistance to the project team and support in the day to day operation of special projects.




  • Liaising closely with all staff on a day to day basis

  • Research for projects

  • Recording and updating databases

  • Detailed analysis of data

  • Ad-hoc mini projects

  • Review of sampling plans against products

  • Supplier chases on projects

  • Provide cover for reception

  • Answering and re-directing of telephone calls

  • Provide proof-reading and document quality control checks

  • Raising invoices

  • Obtaining purchase order numbers and solving customer invoice queries




SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.


At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 






  • Previous administration/customer service experience

  • Highly organised with a professional approach

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • The ability to plan and prioritise own work

  • Calmness under pressure, whilst maintaining a high level of diplomacy

  • Keen eye for detail, ensuring they work quickly and without mistakes – accuracy and “right first time” is key

  • Proof-reading skills

  • IT skills, including competent use of Microsoft Office applications including Excel


  • Business and Administration Diploma / NVQ or similar

  • Experience of working within a business to business environment

APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.

Alternatively, to arrange a call to discuss the role or recruitment process in more detail before you apply, please email us at gb.recruitment@sgs.com.


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