Projects Coordinator

  • Job Reference: N6030-765S
  • Date Posted: 30 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Gregory Martin
  • Location: Waddington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Projects Coordinator


Our client is a very successful global aerospace company who is currently recruiting a Project Coordinator to be responsible for leading and managing one or more projects.  To deliver the agreed scope within planned quality, time and cost parameters to satisfy the specified requirements and drive for customer and stakeholder satisfaction.  Motivating the whole team and supply chain to deliver the business case and margins expected. This role is based at the RAF base in Waddington, with a very competitive salary.


As a Project Coordinator your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Degree plus relevant experience working in project teams or previous experience in the functional areas within an aircraft environment
  • Strong knowledge of the functional disciplines and supply chain that require management.
  • Knowledge and demonstrable experience of PPM techniques
  • Leadership skills
  • Goal orientation balancing task, team and individual needs to achieve the right outcomes
  • Good interpersonal skills (communication, motivation, persuasion).
  • Drive, enthusiasm, initiative and a willingness to develop
  • Methodical and organised
  • Good facilitator/mediator able to resolve conflict.
  • Commercially and contractually aware.


As a Project Coordinator your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Deliver project to agreed time, cost and quality parameters.
  • Directly motivate and provide leadership for the project team.
  • Organise, coordinate and direct the project activities.
  • Manage risks and issues proactively.
  • Ensure effective and open communication throughout the project team and with stakeholders.
  • Lead the project teams’ planning efforts and identify resource requirements based on agreed scope.
  • Manage relationships with key customer personnel.
  • Manage and deliver the required product(s) for each project, phase or stage motivating the supply chain.
  • Manage the tracking, updating and reporting progress and/or variance on all aspects of the Project to include financials (EAC), project plans (IMS), work breakdown structures (WBS), project risk registers and LCM adherence with project reporting calendar to both internal and external customers.
  • Seek to minimise the effects of change ‘scope creep’, ensure changes are formally processed applying contract variations as needed.
  • Act as or provide support to bid managers during the business winning phase as and when required. This includes but is not limited to developing the capture and bid plans and supporting documentation.
  • Mentoring and professional development of staff under PM control


Keywords:  project, coordinator, bids, aerospace


Projects Coordinator

Location:  Waddington, Leicestershire

Salary:  very competitive