Project Co-ordinator (A2ZD17273)
at DSTL, South West

Location: South West

Salary: Daily Rate: Up to £470.43 via Umbrella

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Government

Job Title: Project Co-ordinator
CV Submission Deadline: 10 September @ 12.00
Location: Salisbury
Duration: 24 months
Daily Rate: Up to £470.43 via Umbrella
Security Clearance: SC
IR35 IN/OUT Scope: IN Scope


Key Tasks and Deliverables:

Working for the UK Government’s Science and Technology organisation your role will be to work closely with a Project Manager to build and manage a cohesive team to ensure the effective delivery of Defence projects.

We require motivated Associate Project Managers to work closely with Project Managers, Team Leaders and senior technical staff. The Associate Project Manager supports the Project Manager, managing and coordinating the project and data throughout the project life cycle. You may also manage some activities within a project at the direction of the Project Manager.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Maintaining the project documentation and information to provide control and ensure availability of records in accordance with the DSTL management systems and policies.

Acting as the first point of contact, responding to internal requests relating to the project documentation, providing and/or coordinating information for corporate requirements.

Maintaining awareness of corporate project management procedures, identifying necessary changes required in the control of projects where appropriate.

Coordinating the planning and scheduling of project management reviews, liaising with all relevant project team members and customers.

Monitoring and updating financial data, bringing forward issues for review, and proposing options/mitigation, to enable accurate forecasting and financial control through accurate reporting.

Supporting the planning, preparing and reviewing of project documentation, bringing forward issues arising for resolution and capturing lessons learned.

Liaising with internal and external customers and stakeholders, as required and directed by the Project Manager.

Two roles available working at DSTL Porton Down, Salisbury, Wilts. SP4 0JQ or DSTL Fort Halstead, Sevenoaks, Kent. TN14 7BP

Experience Required:

An understanding of Project Management, including awareness of the full project life cycle.

Experience in budgeting, financial management and resource allocation.

An awareness of procurement and commercial process

Strong attention to detail

Experience of working in a Defence setting including industry, the MOD, the armed forces or Defence agencies.

Confident user of MS Project and Excel


DSTL – ALL DSTL POSTS ARE RESERVED POSTS, Due to the nature of the work and site only UK Nationals will be considered for the role, Due to security requirements Dual Nationals will not be eligible.