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Project Coordinator

Undisclosed Company
Reading, Berkshire
Up to £28000.00 per annum
Closing date
26 Jul 2022

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Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: Reading, United Kingdom / Hybrid / Flexible Location (weekly travel to Reading required)

Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Job ID: SF45014

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Coordinator to join our Project & Events team based in Reading. In this hybrid role you'll be working within a fast-changing environment, coordinating, and managing key activities and wide-ranging projects, whereby you will work with the specification to deliver nominated projects to time, quality, and budget. The combination of working in a training academy for a premium automotive brand means there is a planet of new ideas and work.

This role requires regular travel to Reading on a weekly basis alongside remote working arrangements. This role would be ideally suited to someone within the Reading area due to regular travel requirements expected.

Babcock International Group is a FTSE 250 business and is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation.

Our Skills & Learning business is one of the UK's largest private sector providers of vocational and skills training. We work in partnership major employers across the Service and Engineering sectors to help develop their people.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a proactive, adaptable and resilient individual who is both confident and capable of working independently and in a team setting. You'll have fantastic communication skills, be a great forward thinker and someone who really does think outside the box.

What will you be doing?

This role involves:

  • Managing a number of projects and activities through to delivery
  • Developing a project plan against a designated specification
  • Managing the project plan alongside numerous stakeholders
  • Working with your customer to ensure you are on track and delivering the required outcomes
  • Identifying risks and issues
  • Tracking budget and spend
  • Liaising with BMW retailers, valeters and workshop

The experience you'll bring

  • Direct experience in delivering projects
  • Proven training coordinator experience
  • Learning and Development &/or events management experience an advantage
  • An interest in automotive is an advantage
  • Full UK driving license required
  • Post graduate would be ideal
  • You must hold or have ability to obtain SC/DBS security clearance

Should you be successful and invited to interview you will be required to complete a criminal declaration form. Please note this does not disqualify you from the role.

What a role with Babcock offers?

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme.
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock Training

With a rich history of service excellence, Babcock is a trusted name across the training and apprenticeships market. We have an enviable track record in delivering intelligent and compelling workforce development solutions and are one of the UK's largest and most reputable training providers.

Our solutions range from bespoke, employer-led apprenticeship programmes to pioneering digital simulations and we work closely with all of our customers to reflect their organisational needs. Supporting both private and public sector businesses, a customer focused solution is at the heart of who we are, consistently putting the employer brand at the forefront of programme design.

As one of the UK's largest apprenticeship providers, we offer apprenticeships at multiple levels in engineering with particular expertise in the rail, automotive, nuclear and energy industries as well as the British Army and Emergency Services. We also deliver apprenticeships across retail, hospitality, active leisure, adult care, automotive, business, customer service, early years care and warehousing sectors.

Having delivered apprenticeships for over 20 years we have developed an enviable reputation across the marketplace, delivering high quality solutions for employers and apprentices alike.

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Application Guidance:

  • We believe the position you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such, should you be invited to interview you will be required to declare all unspent convictions and conditional cautions, and all spent convictions and adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not 'protected' (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020); and
  • The position you are applying for may involve engaging in regulated activity with children and/or vulnerable adults and it is a criminal offence to apply for this role if you are barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults. Given the nature of the role, employment is conditional upon a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which will include a children's and/or adults' barred list check, and you will be required to provide the necessary identification documents at interview to enable the DBS check to be completed before you commence employment. These identification documents may be different to those required to confirm your right to work in the UK.

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing Date: 5th July 2022

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