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Job #: R-00134033
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance Required: UK - BPSS


Project Administrator / Coordinator

Permanent. Salary from £25k to £35k depending on experience.

Based from our office in Kempston, with occasional travel to customer sites

Are you a Project Administrator / Coordinator ready to support critical automation projects within the automotive industry?

We have recently won some major projects within the UK and overseas and as a result, we are seeking a Project Administrator / Coordinator to support a multi-functional project management team in delivering work packages for our prestigious automotive customers.

Why should you join our Program Team?

We are problem solvers – we often have to think on our feet to solve engineering problems, finding solutions to challenges and mitigating risks.

Development/Growth - We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance. Our managers are committed to individual and collective development and as a global company, there are opportunities to learn and expand your horizons in many different ways.

Reward – we offer a competitive package with great benefits from a pension scheme (contribution matched up to 8%), private medical insurance and life assurance with loads of flexible benefits including dental insurance, gym flex and shopping discounts.

The Role

You’ll assist project managers in the development of project management documents including project budgets, project schedules, scope statements and project plans.

You’re a whizz with admin tasks, you’ll generate weekly project management reports and reviews, liaise with Purchasing for project procurement progress and coordinate the allocation of project resources to ensure the project team has what’s needed at the right time. You'll also schedule stakeholder meetings, document and generate reports.

You’re super organised, passing on tasks to team members and communicate their project milestones, deliverables and financial implications. You’ll be the support between the project team and business for reporting KPI’s and Revenue, help project managers monitor project progress and foster cross-team collaboration to help project team members complete project tasks and produce deliverables.

Ideally you have some experience coordinating projects within a manufacturer, engineering or automation company, with the capability to coordinate others and drive tasks to completion.

You’re a great communicator, coordinating internal and external parties, working with customers and suppliers. You’ll be involved in preparing and delivery project updates and reports.

About you

Experienced in coordinating projects or task work packages, ideally in the Automotive sector but we would encourage applicants from all engineering/ manufacturing/ automation backgrounds

General Knowledge of project management with an understanding of cross-site and enterprise level project management principles

Proficient with Microsoft Excel

Excellent in organising and prioritising multiple projects and detailed reporting

Able to conduct efficient, organized systems processing and analysis

Comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment.

Excellent communication skills – able to gather and present information to relevant stakeholders both verbally and in writing. Prepare and present reports, communicating issues and manage upwards.

Due to the nature of our business, you must be able to obtain and maintain BPSS clearance.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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