Project Coordinator- contract

Here at TPA we are very excited to be able offer the position of Project Coordinator- contract with a highly competitive salary and desirable staff benefits.

Purpose of the Job:

The Project Coordinator will support the Project Manager in developing and delivering our product to a commercial partner for mass production. This role requires detailed planning and tracking of activities balanced with communication across the team; the Project Coordinator is central to the successful delivery of development builds. It is a busy role as it must apply control to a dynamic situation. Good communication skills are essential as you will be working with the design, development, procurement and build departments. However attention to detail, the ability to work efficiently with Excel spreadsheets and interpret them is just as important.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline; a technical background is important
  • 1+ years of experience as a project coordinator or junior project manager within technically complex engineering projects from R&D through to start of production/product launch
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, particularly with data handling, data analysis and report creation; practical experience of pivot tables is essential
  • Ability to adapt rapidly to changing priorities and situations, working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of customer and supplier relationship management


Working Environment:

We are leader in our technology, and is now working with global OEMs to commercialise our products.

This position will provide the right candidate with an opportunity to be involved in a fast-paced, expanding organisation where personal achievements are recognised and rewarded through personal development and professional growth.

The project is being delivered from a dedicated team office at our Horsham premises; the different functions within the company are collocated. The role can best be performed with a minimum of 2days/week on site working to support the communication aspects of the role; a hybrid working model is encouraged.


Key Accountabilities:

Take a leading role in the following:

  • Facilitate work package reviews and maintain actions, issues and tracking documents
  • Early identification of potential problems, inform the Project Manager and then seek to address them
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to achieve productivity and / or efficiency objectives
  • Proactively promote our values, principles and policies, ensuring that ethical, legal and corporate requirements are applied in all internal and external dealings
  • Identify and declare opportunities to share project knowledge and outcomes to benefit our ongoing operations; ensure that lessons learnt throughout the project are documented and shared

Provide a supporting role in the following:

  • Identify and manage internal and external stakeholders, maintaining a good understanding of their influence and interests; ensuring that confidentiality requirements are maintained at all times
  • Deliver projects in accordance with our Project Delivery Process and in compliance with our Quality Procedures
  • Manage internal and external costs through consistent planning and tracking; maintaining accurate variance to plan, forecast and cost to complete information
  • Proactively manage the project risks, recording their identification, quantification and mitigation in the risk register and monitoring them accordingly; know when to escalate risks to senior management
  • Prepare and maintain project management reports in accordance with our reporting framework through regular and structured project reviews

To hear more about this excellent company and opportunity, apply through the link and we will call you to discuss in more detail

West Sussex, England, UK