Senior Project Coordinator
Senior Project Coordinator
UKRI- STFC, Didcot
Salary: £31,305 to £34,028 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)
About the role
We now have an opportunity for a well organised and dynamic individual to join our Capital Development Programme team as Senior Project Coordinator. Based at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) on our Harwell Campus, the post holder will be responsible for the management of the project coordination and administration activities within the project office function. You will support our project managers with managing consultant and contractor appointments, including obtaining fee proposals and ensuring that stated deliverables are achieved.
Within this role you will own and develop project documents and processes to ensure efficient use. You will develop improvement processes and perform quality assurance checks on reporting information and standards. You will also monitor projects to ensure application of processes and policies, escalating where required and ensure all required documentation is prepared and distributed to stakeholders in a timely fashion and in a consistent manner across the programme.
We are looking for someone with a passion for project delivery who is numerate, with clear communication skills and excellent organisation skills. You will have previous experience in an office administration role within the property or construction environment. You will have strong customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and across diverse backgrounds. You will be comfortable working in a high-pressure environment and be adaptable in your approach to work.
The work of STFC two core elements: answering fundamental questions about the Universe by supporting leading-edge research in particle physics, astronomy, nuclear physics and space science; and planning, designing, building and operating world-class multidisciplinary research facilities for industrial and academic use. The resulting insights and technologies not only extend knowledge but also drive innovation and produce solutions to real-world challenges in fields as diverse as cancer treatment, airport security and clean energy.
As part of UK Research and Innovation, STFC offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance. This includes 30 days’ annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege days, Christmas shut down, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, an exceptional defined benefit pension scheme, and social and sporting activities and societies.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.
Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services, to apply please click the apply button. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.
The closing date for applications is 11th October 2020.