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Project Coordinator

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: Up to £26.39 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Gemma Cummings
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 15 February 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81611_1704365157


Location: Barrow

Duration: Initially 6 Month Contract

Rate: £26.39


  • The individual in this role will operate one or more of the PM processes on a project, or be responsible for some aspects of PM processes or supporting more senior staff on a larger project.
  • At this level the incumbent will be expected to work independently on routine aspects of the activity, and under guidance and supervision in more complex situations. They are unlikely to be directly supervising other staff.
  • They will have a level of knowledge in one or more areas of PM practice and be expected to apply in routine circumstances and to seek and follow guidance on their adaptation and application in more complex circumstances.

Key Deliverables:

  • Able to perform non-complex project reporting and scheduling.
  • Query resolution of basic and routine problems.
  • Develop a knowledge of Business processes and procedures.
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
  • Attend on the job training as appropriate.
  • In some businesses, this role will typically be Year 4 of a PM Degree Apprenticeship.

Key Skills / Experience:


  • Good knowledge and understanding of PM policies, processes, procedures and systems.
  • PM experience demonstrated in a professional capacity within a project.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of their project.
  • Good understanding of one or more PM tools techniques and practices.
  • Good knowledge of the Business environment for their project.
  • Knowledge of PM governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs).
  • Experience of working with stakeholders typically inside the company.
  • Good understanding of the wider PM environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
  • Good understanding of own project/s, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture
  • Knowledge acquired through job related training and on the job experience, generally non-theoretical skills.


  • Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment.
  • Basic understanding of the team structure, organisation and processes of the project, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches.
  • An ability to apply problem solving techniques to routine situations or situations of moderate complexity under supervision.
  • An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
  • Ability to find and adopt best practice.
  • A good understanding of how team integrates with other teams in order to achieve objectives.
  • Work is within standardised procedures and practices, accuracy of tasks is impactful.
  • Needs to work effectively in a team.
  • Needs to take responsibility for own performance and development.
  • Quality and timeliness of work reflects on the effectiveness of the immediate team.
  • Ability to make judgments on analysis of factual information.
  • Impact in terms of providing services/information on matters that assist others in controlling or making decisions.
  • Job involves regular exchange of information and occasional handling of awkward contacts.
  • Communication is a key aspect of the job.


  • Some application of related PM Competencies will be expected at this level.
  • No prior PM Qualification will be expected at this level
  • Incumbent will be expected to proceed to gain a PM Qualification such as the APM Fundamentals Qualification or higher.