Job: Project Coordinator
Salary: up to £35,000
Job type: Permanent, Full Time
Hours of work: Contracted to 37.5 hours per week working 08:00-16:45 Monday-Thursday and 08:00-12:30 Fridays.
Our client based in Gloucester are currently recruiting for Project coordinator / New Product Developer with a track record of successful delivery to join them.
Providing support to NPD projects to ensure they are delivered on time, to an agreed scope. Work with the Group R&D Manager to remove roadblocks to delivery
Ensuring that all NPD projects are run in accordance with the NPD process and are managed using a well-defined project plan encompassing all relevant cross-functional activities.
Supporting the Group R&D Manager by administering a monthly review of key NPD projects and undertaking a financial review of each project's expenditure and assessing the total development spend against its annual budget
Providing best practice project management guidance to the R&D team and assist the Group R&D manager in maintaining and promoting the Stage Gate NPD process within company.
Supporting stakeholder engagement and communicate the progress of NPD projects within company.
Identifying and delivering continuous improvement projects that relate to the delivery of NPD projects
Developing and implementing tools and templates that support delivery of NPD projects.
Undertaking internal audits on the development of new products to ensure that projects are initiated, executed, and closed out robustly and in accordance with the NPD process.
Administering patent applications to ensure intellectual property is protected
Ideal candidates will be:
Educated to degree level in a technical discipline or show equivalent industrial experience.
Familiar with project planning and project management methodologies and best practice.
Competent in MS Excel, particularly in manipulating and extracting data so that it can be easily digested and presented.
Experienced in project reporting and communicating status.
Ideally with engineering and production background.
Able to demonstrate an appreciation of budgets and financial reporting.
It would be advantageous if the candidate has experience working in a product development environment
Able to work effectively as part of a small team and autonomously when required
Confident, assertive, and proactive in approach to work, with a 'can do' flexible attitude
An excellent communicator in both verbal and written form
Pay and benefits:
Salary depending on experience
Performance related bonus scheme of up to 15% of annual salary
6% matched pension contributions
25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
Life insurance 4x annual salary
Access to well-being programme
Cycle to work scheme
Closing date is 2 nd of June 2022
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future