Engineering Project Coordinator

Posted 7 March by We Are SSG

Our client is a high technology business based in Oxford and is currently recruiting a project coordinator to join their team as soon as possible

Your primary role is to coordinate and contribute to a range of internal and external projects across the business. This is a very hands-on activity which requires excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of organisation.

Co-ordinate multiple projects throughout their full life cycle, including

  • Work with the relevant groups to define the scope and requirements for projects, e.g. customers, government /EU funding bodies, certification agencies, sales and engineering teams
  • Produce, distribute and manage project documentation
  • Ensure projects progress to plan wherever possible and escalating and resolving any issues as they arise
  • Prime point of contact for project-related queries
  • Support visits and trials
  • Co-ordinate supplier & sub-contractor activities as required
  • Project debrief and lessons-learned activities


  • Creating documents, using own knowledge and input from others, including
    • Project proposals, plans, budget, reports, timesheets, expenses, risk assessments
  • Monitoring project progress and co-ordinating activities according to the project plan
  • Contributing to project activities as defined by the project plans, including
    • Testing
    • Documentation, e.g. Reports, User Manuals
  • Providing regular project updates to stakeholders, including chairing meetings
  • Maintain the archives for project records
  • Collate project-related quotations, raise purchase order requests, progress orders and carry out goods-in checks for supplied products and services
  • Support external visits both on-site and off-site, e.g. customers, suppliers


  • Degree or equivalent
  • Expertise in Microsoft office and other software used in project context
  • Familiarity with risk analysis techniques
  • Relevant project coordination experience
  • Engineering background would be an advantage

Required skills

  • Project coordinator

Application questions

Do you have previous similar experience?
Do you have an engineering background?
Do you have your own transport?
Do you have experience with government grants?

Reference: 34626909

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