Project Co-ordinator (CMIJP00040048)

Temporary work
Office
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Up to £18.00 per hour
09.00 - 17.30 Mon - Fri
VR/06288
Sue Lovesey

Daventry

GBP18.00 per hour

This global engineering business is big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the worlds leading clean, engine technology. They are also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Should you be fortunate to secure a position with this business on a temporary basis then of course you are able to apply for permanent positions advertised internally. Whilst permanent cannot be guaranteed it would certainly be a positive move as this business will certainly harness your skills and connect you to diverse experiences designed to stretch your limits.

Job Summary:

Applies developing business process and project management skills within an area of business or technical specialty. Manages small portions of well defined projects. Provides administrative and logistics support for a project team and project manager.

Key Responsibilities:

- Serves as a resource on projects and work assignments; employs basic knowledge of effective project management and general business understanding.
- Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.
- Monitors and communicates project status to project team.
- Assists with budget planning and tracking, research, and analytical support; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.
- Assists with managing project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk.
- Documents and shares team learning's with other teams; draws on other experiences to enhance the success of the project.
- Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Manager on status of specific projects and assignments.

Skills:

Issue Management - Aware of the steps to develop and manage change, including issues and risks, for a project.
Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables. Uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents).
Schedule Management - Develops and maintains a cross-functional schedule. Proficient at one or more schedule management tools. Knows the right level of detail needed to use the tool effectively.
Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders on a project or groups of projects. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder.
Resource Plan Management - Aware of the steps to develop and manage a cross-functional resource plan for a project.
Business Planning/Strategy - Familiar with tools for financial analysis and its relevance. Knows when, where, and how to get assistance.
Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the basic high-level tasks for each functional area on a project.
Project Risk Management - Understands the basics of risk identification, analysis, and mitigation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Readiness Project Coordinator will work Purchasing. Engineering, Operation and Logistics function to ensure prototype material orders are aligned to enable prototype builds are completed on time.
Readiness Project Coordinator works with the VPI Purchasing Team to ensure the following:

Supplier selection work is on schedule, including supplier health and capacity assessments
Schedule alignment with the supply base for material receipt dates at manufacturing locations; including special attention to long lead-time component management
Critical path schedule alignment with operations and technical functions

Readiness Project Coordinator works with the Technical Project Leader to ensure the following:
Engineering release status is managed per VPI Build Expectations.
Delays in engineering release work are clearly visible and risk mitigation is implemented to minimize manufacturing and supplier readiness. .
Integration of design changes into future build/upfit plans
Critical path schedule alignment with operations and purchasing functions

Readiness Project Coordinator is responsible for coordination and execution of all prototype material procurement for VPI programs.
Manages prototype material procurement status
Identification of all material requirements for prototype builds (including spares and engineering test needs
Monitors Ariba Purchase orders for prototype hardware
Coordination with plant materials for production hardware needs for VPI builds

12 Month temporary contract which may be come permanent after this duration.

Hours 09.00 - 17.30 Monday to Friday

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