The main role of a Project Assistant is to provide support and create balance in the time and scope of executing projects. This is usually done under the direct supervision of the Project Director in an establishment.
They ensure that all aspects of a project are duly attended to and completed at the right time. In relation to their role, Project Assistants carry out administrative duties such as collecting and sorting data, filing and making arrangements for meetings, presentations and the like.
Project Assistants are expected to have a range of skills, which include the ability to pay attention to detail, solve problems and manage time efficiently, good communication skills and proficiency in common/basic office software applications.