Project Co-ordinator


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Closing Date:
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Contact Type:
Competitive with benefits


The Programmes Department is at the heart of our value stream; from managing the Original Equipment New Product Introduction process into the business, delivering high standards following gated methodology to managing the forward plans of the Retrofit demand. Liaising with customers whilst managing a multi-disciplined team to ensure programme milestones are aligned, delivering to both financial and time requirements.

This role profile applies to a Project Coordinator. At this level, our Project Co-ordinator can apply project management knowledge when they participate in a project in any capacity. This role reflects closest to the APM’s Project Manager Entry Level Role.

Person Specification

• Driving licence (essential)
• Approved Project/Programme management qualification (desirable)
• PRINCE2 (desirable)
• Higher National Qualification, Degree, or equivalent Professional Qualification (desirable)

Knowledge and Experience:
• Knowledge and experience in application of Project management tool and techniques (essential)
• Approved Project/Programme management qualification (desirable)
• Membership of a Professional body (desirable)
• Automotive industry experience (desirable)
• APQP/PPA and IATF working knowledge (desirable)

Key Skills
• Ethics, Compliance & Professionalism (essential)
• Ability to introduce new methods and ideas ensuring a continuous improvement ethos (essential)
• Demonstrates attention to detail through all stages of processes (essential)
• Can work and communicate effectively with others (essential)
• Understands and delivers customer requirements (essential)
• Team Management (desirable)
• Conflict Management (desirable)
• Leadership (desirable)
• Procurement (desirable)
• Contract Management (desirable)
• Requirements Management (desirable)
• Solutions Development (desirable)
• Schedule Management (desirable)
• Resource Management (desirable)
• Budgeting & Cost Control (desirable)
• Risk, Opportunity & Issue Management (desirable)
• Quality Management (desirable)
• Consolidated Planning (desirable)
• Transition Management (desirable)
• Financial Management (desirable)
• Resource Capacity Planning (desirable)
• Governance Arrangements (desirable)
• Stakeholder & Communications Management (desirable)
• Frameworks and Methodologies (desirable)
• Reviews (desirable)
• Change Control (desirable)
• Independent Assurance (desirable)
• Business Case (desirable)
• Asset Allocation (desirable)
• Capability Development (desirable)
• Benefit Management (desirable)

Key Responsibilities

A Project Coordinator will be responsible for applying the following under supervision in non-complex situations:
• Promoting the wider public good in all actions, acting in a morally, legally and socially appropriate manner in dealings with stakeholders and members of project teams and the organisation
• Preparing and maintaining schedules for project activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
• Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and interests

A Project Coordinator will have a working knowledge of the following:
• Identifying, addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups
• Assist in the securing the provision of resources needed for projects from internal and/or external providers
• Preparing and maintaining definitions of the requirements of projects
• Determining the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of project objectives and constraints i.e. developing solutions
• Developing, implementing and updating resources allocations plans (other than finance) needed for projects, taking account of availabilities and scheduling
• Managing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
• Identifying and monitoring project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect projects
• Understanding of quality management processes for improving project activities and outputs
• Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of projects (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements)
• Preparing, gaining approval of, refining and updating business cases that justify the initiation and/or continuation of projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks
• Ability and willingness to travel, both across UK and overseas where required
• Any other duties assigned in line with scope of role

Understanding and adherence to the following:
• H&S policy and procedures
• Eminox business quality standard (IATF & ISO 9001)
• All group and Eminox policies and procedures

And in addition:
• Understand risk management in the context of IATF as applies to this role
• Demonstrate and uphold the company values
• Demonstrate a pro-activeness towards personal development

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