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Project Officer - Greater Manchester

Project Management
Ref: 5321 Date Posted: Tuesday 31 Oct 2023
Project Officer
Location: Bolton
Salary: Circa £48,000 depending on experience 
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Officer. The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
The Project Officer role:
The main purpose of the transformation officer will be to support the delivery of a complex transformation programme. The department is called transformation & Improvement (T&I).
The transformation programme you would be assigned to is Factory of the Future (FoF). FoF aims to position the business at the forefront of operational excellence and continue to serve our customers, partners and people to the highest level of quality and performance by taking advantage of new digital tools and techniques in a future where everything is connected, flexible and intelligent.
The ideal candidate will be able to manage a variety of project activities concurrently ranging from delivering consolidated reporting of project progress to independently running project work streams. You would report to the head of the transformation project.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Planning, facilitating and providing support to the assigned transformation programme to schedule, cost and quality.
  • Manage work package deliverables and report progress effectively into programme performance governance.
  • Follow Functional excellence-advised project management tools and methods to deliver work packages with a level of standard T&I consistency and performance.
  • Actively participate in T&I programme meetings to support Functional Excellence.
  • Developing and maintaining key relationships with internal customers and key subcontractors.
  • Preparation of accurate progress reporting against all aspects of project performance.
  • Supporting the preparation and maintenance of project risk and opportunity plans/budgets.
  • Communicating consolidated project/programme requirements to a multi-disciplined team to safeguard product delivery.
  • Establish close working relationships with all T&I programmes to ensure collaboration across the directorate.
Project Officer experience required:
  • Experienced and ambitious with a proven track record of leading/participating in change initiatives.
  • A natural communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience participating in multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time scales.
  • High level of interpersonal, stakeholder management and communication skills, tailored at all working levels
  • Team Player thrives in a dynamic team working environment managing multiple stakeholder needs.
  • Ability to manage people directly or through influence.
  • Experience in managing and controlling work packages to OTOCOQ measures of performance.
  • Able to adapt to meet the needs / contribute to the successful delivery of differing T&I projects. 
  • An enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day project work package execution.
  • International experience is desirable.
  • Willing to travel nationally and internationally. Will require overnight stays.
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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