Project Coordinator

Coventry £ 28,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013936

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit the MTC has a unique opportunity for a Project Coordinator. This a development role for the successful applicant to demonstrate their capability with PMO and Programme Management as a competent business support professional with a view to moving towards a career in Programme Management.

 

 

Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, fully flexible working week Monday-Thursday, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.

 

Flexibility is key to success at the MTC and many of their colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.

 

 

The Role    

 

The Project Coordinator role will require the applicant to develop and demonstrate a wide set of skills and competencies from the fundamentals of project administration and progressing into Project Management. The candidate will support the theme groups and enable cost effective Project Administration through to Project Management of significant projects adding value to the technical team contribution.

 

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Identify opportunities for maintaining and updating performance standards

  • Project creation in ERP systems including creation of contracts and planning of milestones

  • Measuring and reporting on organisational metrics.

  • Creation of projects within the project server database, liaison with project managers to ensure that the correct information is collected at project creation and maintained throughout the life of the project.

  • Monitoring the progress of projects and notifying project managers/programme managers about project abnormalities or variances to enable critical decision making

 

 

The Person

 

The successful candidate for the role of Project Coordinator will have/be:

  • Ambitious and self-motivated able to demonstrate drive and energy.

  • To be prepared/ capable to develop into a Project Manager and beyond.

  • An organised yet flexible approach and able to influence/deliver through others

  • Articulate and able to effectively communicate at all levels of the business.

  • Experience of Microsoft project management tools preferred

  • Numerate with a strong focus on financial management, a working understanding of the various project management tools that relate to a professional services environment

  • Strong administrative skills

  • Articulate and able to effectively communicate at all levels of the business

  • Supports a team culture

  • An organised yet flexible approach

  • Embrace personal and professional development as required

 

Please note, due to the nature of the role, candidates must be willing and able to complete National Security Vetting.

 

To apply for the position of Project Coordinator will forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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