We are looking for a Programs Assistant to join our team to support delivery of our various services to our clients. You will support multiple projects at a time, whether delivery of advisory services our clients, events management, roll-out of new programs, recruitment drives, or edge's internal improvement and research projects.
You will help keep things organized at edge: When the team is recruiting great talent for our companies, helping them implement team management processes and tools or delivers career coaching programs, we need you to ensure we stick to our timelines, deliver as promised and keep building our internal knowledge bases as we grow. This role is ideal for you if you are systematic, enjoy making things run smoothly and love the culture and dynamics of a small team where learning and growth is the only constant.
Who we are looking for:
You are excited about connecting people with the bigger picture of their organizations, you believe that workplaces should be both effective and healthy, and you want to grow your career in the human capital space.
You are intellectually curious, question things, are okay with being proven wrong, and love using your brain to analyze and strategize around difficult questions.
You are a fast and self-driven learner
You have a great eye for detail, making documents look fantastic with excellent knowledge of English, grammar and style
You have at least one year of work experience, possible in one of the following: research work, project support, business administration, events management or community programs.
You have a track record of executing tasks in a timely manner and are good at meeting deadlines.
You are happy to organize your work independently; you are resourceful and can create lots of value with small budgets and little time
You are able to add value in fast-changing environments where things are uncertain and you have to figure things out.
You have strong computer skills and experience with: web research, PowerPoint, spreadsheets, google drive and writing emails in a professional context
An HR degree is not a must, but interest in learning the talent management aspects of business and curiosity about career paths is crucial.
Your responsibilities will include
Manage participant communication around trainings and workshops: Send reminders to attendants, compile and send readings and ensure everyone does their required preparations.
Support the recruitment team with any coordination around hiring or onboarding services.
Support edge events through coordination of promotions, sign-ups, catering, shopping, printing etc.
Draft and prepare reports and other documents for workshops and projects based on guidance by project leads.
Proofreading documents, blog posts and social media content
Research and Knowledge Systems
Conduct research on the internet and otherwise: Identify opportunities, networks and contacts, compile facts and trends that our teams can use to deliver better or faster results for our clients.
Market Research related to career paths: understanding how departments and job roles are structured in different industries, mapping out job titles, salary ranges and career progression paths that professionals take.
Keep updated the internal knowledge libraries and procedure manuals that our teams use. Ensure that all new learnings from projects are incorporated into our standard approach once projects are closed.
Organize your own workload between all the projects and demands in a proactive manner, keeping personal effectiveness high.
Continuously stay abreast with market trends, proactively gather learnings and share insights to continue innovating how we deliver our services.
Support edge's growth: external representation at events, identifying opportunities for cross-selling, taking care of the wellbeing of the team and participating in strategic planning meetings.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 12 months
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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