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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24 - £28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    12 June 2022

  • Start date:


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.


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