We are currently recruiting for: Trainee Consultant

Posted on the 18th July 2018

Job Description –Trainee Consultant at Aspon Consulting Ltd

About the Company:

Aspon is a consultancy dedicated to delivering innovative and commercially successful solutions to our clients. We provide services relating to European Programs and Grants, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental Management, Compliance with national, European and international legislation and standards, Management Systems and Certifications (e.g. ISO), as well as Training and Technical Support on a range of subject matters. We have an extensive network of global partners and work with the public and private sectors in Cyprus (where our headquarters are based), Greece, the Middle East and beyond.

Job Description:

We are recruiting a full-time permanent trainee consultant. The trainee consultant role is an entry level position open to candidates that have limited (such as a relevant internship) or no relevant work experience. The successful candidate will primarily work closely with – and be mentored by – our experienced consultants on the wider portfolio of projects that Aspon undertakes, relating to all our services.

Duties may include but not be limited to:

  • Data analysis;
  • Implementation of ISO standards;
  • Sustainability reporting;
  • Primary research in a range of fields, including designing and conducting interviews and surveys;
  • Technical support;
  • Drafting of business plans;
  • Economic assessments, including cost-benefit analysis;
  • Life cycle assessment;
  • Development and delivery of training;
  • Project support and management; and
  • Bid support.

Tasks undertaken will vary according to the contracts and clients. The following types of tasks are likely to be commonly required:

  • Client meetings and liaison;
  • Meetings with stakeholder groups;
  • Contributing to and independently delivering presentations;
  • Research;
  • Report writing;
  • Data analysis;
  • Development and operation of spreadsheet-based models;
  • Timekeeping; and
  • Project management.

Location & Hours of Work:

Our office is in Nicosia, Cyprus.

The position is full-time i.e. 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 07:30 to 09:00 until 16:30 to 18:00 (depending on time of arrival).

Start Date:

October 2018. An indication of the notice period you are required to work out (if relevant) and your earliest possible start date should be identified in the email with your cover letter and CV.

Requirements:

  • Educated to at least degree level (and perhaps a post-graduate qualification as well) in relevant discipline, or with practical background or experience relevant to the job description;
  • Excellent all-round IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Greek and in English;
  • Proven organisational skills, working in a calm, logical way to deliver tasks efficiently;
  • A methodical and rigorous approach with a high-level of attention to detail;
  • Ability to apply practical, common sense thinking to real-world problems;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with multiple colleagues, peers, and external clients;
  • Ability to think creatively and independently and to take initiative to solve problems;
  • To be a confident and clear communicator; and
  • To be able to motivate yourself to work independently and fit well within a team.

Remuneration & Benefits:

  • The salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
  • Benefits include private healthcare, after the probation period.
  • The holiday entitlement is 22 days per year (plus national holidays).

Application Information:

In order to be considered all applications should be submitted electronically to ctp@aspon.com.cy and must include the following:

  • A formal covering letter (maximum 1 page of A4), addressed to Christina Tsiarta-Panagiotou, summarising the reasons for applying for the post, your suitability for the post, and why you would like to work for Aspon Consulting in English; and
  • An updated CV (resume) in English.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Friday 31st August 2018.

Interviews will be held at Aspon’s offices in Nicosia during September 2018 with second interviews, if required, at a date to be confirmed.

If you do have any queries please submit these to Christina Tsiarta-Panagiotou by email or phone to: ctp@aspon.com.cy | +35722270897

The Company reserves the right not to appoint anyone if no suitable candidates come forward. Company no. HE 34066