Project Coordinator

Preston, Lancashire
c£28-30k depending on experience
06 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Co-Ordinator / Manager 

Salary: c£28-30k (depending on experience)

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Industry: Soft Furnishings 

Our client is a family run business successfully established as one of the UK’s leading suppliers of curtain hardware, fabrics, workroom products & accessories to the soft furnishing trade. Their specialist knowledge has built up over two generations, but the company values remain the same - a family owned business dedicated to providing a professional and friendly service. With thousands of independent retailers, together with several emerging key customers, they now need a Project Coordinator to assist the Head of Marketing and Product Management to coordinate projects across product management/development and marketing.

The key purpose of this role is to assist with the creation and execution of a successful program of projects, actively coordinating work across the Team to ensure delivery on time and on budget. You will provide administrative support to the Head of Marketing & Product Management, ensuring projects progress efficiently. Your role will include project set up, maintaining project documentation, monitoring and reporting on costs, creating & communicating status reports and contributing to the improvement of project delivery. This key position will play a vital role in delivering efficiencies through effective project planning and liaison throughout the team. All in all, you will be responsible for coordinating the Team’s planning and execution of product & marketing projects from start to end; including scheduling meetings, coordinating diaries, monitoring budgets, stages and time frames.

To be short-listed, you must have worked in a fast-paced environment and have at least 3 years’ experience working in a medium sized or family business in a similar role with a proven track record of success. We are looking for evidence of project planning and delivery as well as an understanding of project coordination as detailed above. You'll be someone who works calmly under pressure, can work on their own initiative, be systems & process driven and have the ability to work & communicate with all levels within the business. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation who are market leaders in their industry. 

Ideal Skills & Qualities for this Project Coordinator/Manager role:-

  • Excellent Communicator
  • Highly Organised
  • Self Motivated
  • High Attention to Detail
  • Multi Tasker
  • Excellent Time Management
  • Team Player
  • Relationship Builder

If you would like to apply for this role, please send us your fully detailed application, quoting job ref. UP147 including your current remuneration package to Untapped Potential by clicking APPLY NOW.   

Closing date for applications is 19th July 2018.  

PLEASE NOTE:  All shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a selection day which is planned for 26th July 2018 at our client’s premises in Preston so please keep this date clear.