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  • Location:

    Stevenage

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £24 - £28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

    jake.appleton@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

  • Job ref:

    BH-28840

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    12 June 2022

  • Start date:

    2022-05-12

Project Officer - Inside IR35 - Up to £28 per hour - SC Cleared - 6 Months (w/ likely extension) - Bolton or Stevenage - ONSITE - Single Stage Process

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Project Officer to join our defence client on an initial 6 month term on site in either Bolton or Stevenage.

Responsibilities:

This role will require you to work with the Manufacturing project teams in delivering missiles and test equipment throughout their product life-cycles and in accordance with established our client's project control methodologies.
The role of Project Officer provides support to a range of deliverables across multiple Manufacturing task areas and can provide a stepping stone for further progress within a project management environment.
The Project Officer support the Heads of Manufacturing and Production Project Managers across multiple projects and sites as required, providing delivery of the following:

• Maintenance and regular reporting of project Key Performance Indicators.
• Act as an interface within Manufacturing to help ensure programme delivery, quality and cost.
• Provide, understand and present information at internal reviews and meetings.
• Assist the team with Risk and Opportunity management.
• Assist in the compilation of Manufacturing estimates and Cost at Completions.
• Assist in the compilation and analysis of workload forecast.
• Compilation and maintenance of project programmes and schedules.
• Maintain and improve the interface with internal customers and external departments.
• Some travel between our client's sites will be required.

Role requirements (skills, training and qualifications)

• Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise as well as manage day-to-day tactical decisions.
• A clear, strong and effective communicator.
• Numerate and confident with basic mathematics
• Knowledgeable and experienced in the basic application of Project Management skills at an assistant level.
• Computer literacy - basic but proven skills required in MS Word, spread sheets, presentations and planning tools.
• Experience with SAP materials management system and Primavera 6 planning tool is preferred but not essential.
• Local, job specific training will be provided as appropriate