Project Administration Assistant with EVMT ProgRess Ltd


Location: Dawlish, near Exeter*
£10 per hour + Expenses
Flexible hours: 420 hours in total over 12 - 14 weeks
Immediate start
Closing date: 18 September 2017

About the Company

EVMT ProgRess Limited is a family owned and run, Limited Liability Company providing Programme and Change Management professional services to both the private and public sector. 

The Company is owned by Mark and Heather Townley. Mark is a Fellow of the Association for Project Management (APM) and a Registered Project Professional (equivalent to Chartered status) who is committed to developing young project or business professionals.

For more about EVMT ProgRess Limited please see their website.

The company has a long-standing and successful relationship with Adopt and Intern and have had great success developing graduates and returners to go on to permanent business and/or project management roles.



The Role

As a Project Administration Assistant, you will support Dr. Townley to meet Business Plan objectives and project deliverables for the EVMT contract with marine engineering specialists, Babcock Marine.

It is anticipated that the work can be split between being conducted from the candidate’s home, and the EVMT home office in Dawlish, near Exeter. This means that the role affords a great amount of flexibility, not only in work location, but also in work hours.

Expenses to/from the Company Office will be reimbursed assuming the candidate lives within the Exeter-Teignmouth geographical area.

There is incredible potential for professional advancement in this role. If the candidate shows both aptitude and interest, the APM Introductory examination fees and travel to/from the examination venue will be paid by the Company.

Roles and responsibilities include:

• Using Excel to manage the company accounts and administration 

• Design and implement the required Electronic Document Control System to support data capture and transfer activities (database management)

• Review and update the existing Business Plan for the 2013-18 period

• Support the development and production of the following Babcock Marine contract documentation

• Work with the EVMT Marketing Manager to support ongoing marketing initiatives e.g. AAI relationship sponsorship scheme, University/School Liaison visits

• Develop and maintain the required Managing Director APM portfolio of evidence

• Attend fortnightly/monthly progress meetings as agreed and produce reports and discuss objectives

(*) Potential to be a home-based role, with some occasional travel to Dawlish, near Exeter, to meet employer.

Please download pdf here for more details regarding the role.



EVMT ProgRess Ltd are looking for personable candidates with excellent oral and written communication skills. This opportunity is open to candidates of all ages and levels of experience, and could potentially suit someone returning to work after a career break.

Any educational degree or professional background etc. will be considered as long as you have the skills to do the job.

The ideal candidate could have a degree or certificate in Business or Project Administration; and/or NVQ4 in Business Analysis and System Architecture (optional), or have experience in a similar background. 

You must have good IT and administrative skills, especially with Microsoft Packages (Word, MS Project, Powerpoint and Excel). You should be numerically sound, detail-oriented and organised. Individuals with demonstrable office experience are highly desirable.

This exclusive 3-month internship is an excellent opportunity to gain invaluable practical experience in business development, administration and client account management.

Within this role you will have the opportunity to expand your professional network, working with an established entrepreneur, whilst empowering a dynamic and innovative company. 



Closing date for applications is 18 September 2017, 12 noon.

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

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK. 


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