Project Coordinator Intern with Dawnfresh

Dawnfresh are a vertically integrated aquaculture and fish processing business, supplying leading UK retailers and specialist independents, in branded and private label categories. Export markets include USA, Europe, Middle East and Far East, delivering quality products from high end to value.

Location: Uddingston
£18,000 per annum pro-rata
Full-time (8.30-17.00, Monday to Friday) until April 2016 with a strong potential for a permanent role
Immediate start

Dawnfresh believe great people make a great business. We employ over 500 full time staff, and we value each and every one. We recognise our team’s loyalty, professionalism and long service contribute to Dawnfresh’s success. We invest in our people to promote our culture of excellence, as recognised by our Investors in People Silver Accreditation.

Dawnfresh is at an exciting stage of development, achieving over 30% growth in the last financial year. Our business plan will see us deliver continued, sustainable growth. This growth is underpinned by our In Pursuit of Excellence programme, which will drive continuous improvement and industry leading standards across Dawnfresh. To support the programme, we’re looking for a talented project coordinator with a flair for communication and the ability to drive results.

Working as a Project Coordinator Intern you will be involved in coordinating a cross functional project centred on continuous business improvement. 

The successful intern will be coordinating project activity, managing the project plan, following up on and supporting delivery of agreed actions. They will work with colleagues and teams across the business to identify improvement opportunities.


Requirements

The successful candidate can come from any number of degree disciplines. Although a background in business would be helpful, the right attitude and strong interpersonal skills are more important than specific technical expertise. The intern will be willing to learn, grow and develop existing and new skills.

The ability to work with pace and agility is essential, as the candidate will be coordinating multiple work streams.  Strong communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders are essential.  Some knowledge / understanding of continuous improvement would be helpful. Experience of using MS Project would be highly advantageous.

Strong organisation skills are essential. The intern must be a strong team worker and be comfortable dealing with people at all different levels of the business as they will be expected to engage with colleagues from the factory floor to the MD. They must have excellent communication skills, be able to handle multiple and sometimes competing priorities, and lots of different characters and personalities.


Application

Closing date for applications is 19 July, 2015, 5pm

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th July.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. State a. your availability and relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

 

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