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Project Coordinator

Didcot, Oxfordshire
£25,702 - £27,938 per annum
Closing date
29 Jan 2023

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Estates Management
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Project Coordinator

Salary: £25,702 - £27,938 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)

Location: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0DE

Contract type: Open-ended (permanent)

Hours: Full-time (part-time hours and flexible working available)

Closing date for applications: 29th January 2023

Design and deliver unique spaces at the heart of UK Research and Innovation. Join us at the intersection of people, place and system to provide a built environment that supports quality, productivity, sustainability and innovation. Work alongside world-leading scientists and technologists to shape projects that improve daily life in the UK and beyond. 

Come and discover the impact you can make when you’re equipped, encouraged and inspired to perform to your very best.

About the role

The Estates Services team are looking for a capable administrator to join our friendly, established Capital Projects group. As a group, we work closely with internal clients, external consultants, and contractors to deliver a programme of new and improved buildings and infrastructure that support the UK's competitive science and innovation capability. 

Super organised and enthusiastic, you will be an integral part of the team, helping ensure that projects run on time and to budget. You will interact with numerous people daily from inside and outside STFC, and you will often work autonomously on your given tasks, including:

  • Maintaining accurate and consistent project financial information
  • Reporting financial or administrative issues to the project managers
  • Providing general administration support to the Capital Projects group as required
  • Acting as a central point of contact for capital project queries.
  • Using templates to create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Ensuring project documentation is updated and version-controlled
  • Keeping project records and files in good order
  • Arranging site access for all external contractors
  • Administering consultant and contractor appointments, including obtaining fee proposals
  • Organising meetings and booking meeting rooms
  • Monitoring project cashflow.

About you

You will have experience working in a project support/administrator/coordinator role, ideally within a property or construction environment. You will be able to demonstrate strong finance and cost management skills, ideally within a project environment. You will be educated to GCSE level, with A-C in English and Maths (or equivalent) and proficient with Microsoft Office. You will be a strong multitasker who can work independently and as part of a team. To be successful, you will need excellent interpersonal skills, including being a solid communicator and demonstrate a high level of customer service.

About us

As part of UK Research and Innovation, STFC offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance. This includes 30 days' annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege days, Christmas shutdown, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, an exceptional defined benefit pension scheme, and social and sporting activities and societies.

STFC builds and operates a science estate home to many of the UK’s largest research facilities. The estate is undergoing a major transformation, to deliver unique facilities, support our sustainability goals, and prepare for the next generation of research infrastructures and researchers.

As one of Europe’s largest research organisations, this is a place where there’s always something new to learn – about the world around us, about your career, but most of all about yourself. Join us and discover what’s possible.

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