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Project Coordinator

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    £20.19 - 29.07 per hour

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    Gayle Britton

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    23 days ago

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Project Coordinator

Peterborough (PE1) – Hybrid (3 days in the Office / 2 days WFH)

Initial 6 Month Contract – possibility to extend for the right person!

Hours: 37 a week with a lunchtime finish on a Friday! ( 08.00/09.00 start Mon – Fri)

Up to £21.65 per hour PAYE (umbrella contract rates also available)

Do you enjoy planning projects and making sure they deliver as required? Can you facilitate team meetings, ensuring everyone takes away their own action points and then delivers them by their required date? Have you used MS Project? If yes, this could be a great opportunity for you…

Our client is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of a world class range of engines, they are looking to extend their Program/Project Management team in Peterborough; you could be working on engineering and research projects, facility new technologies across the product range, marketing and IT projects, heavy machinery upgrades, NPI research – as you can see, this is very diverse and varied work! You’ll need your passport to hand for 2-3 days quarterly trips to Europe, you’ll also visit our client’s other UK facilities (travel = 10 - 15% approx. of your time).

What skills and experience will the Project Coordinator need?

  • You’ll lead allocated projects to ensure they’re delivered on time, to cost & quality - so will need demonstrable experience of this, ideally within an engineering/manufacturing/IT environment
  • Must have demonstrable job-related experience
  • MS Project is required - must possess extensive knowledge of project management software
    • Good Excel skills are vital (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs)
    • MS Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Web Publishing tools
    • Strong project management skills, indirect leadership skills, excellent communication skills, ability to multitask effectively, strong analytical and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with sensitive issues, develop others, or to influence others inside and outside the department to take specific actions
    • Experience of project resource loading and forecasts, cost loading and forecasts, scope management, and other project management tools including risk management
    • Strong interpersonal skills including team leadership, adaptive communication skills, and strong analytical and organizational skills
    • Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification and Six Sigma experience would be advantageous

To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

The above represents a summary of the contract assignment.  A full description of this contract assignment is available. A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.