We’re the charity helping millions of people feel happier and healthier by spending more time on and along our canals and rivers. Our rich and tranquil spaces provide places to pause, relax, get fit and escape. It takes an extraordinary team to bring our waterways to life and that’s where you come in.
We currently have a vacancy for a permanent Project Coordinator supporting the delivery of the Trust’s national programme of projects, including Priority Projects, Enterprise projects, MEICA projects and Other projects, to improve programme stability and provide clear reporting which will contribute to the efficient delivery of the programme. The role will provide support in compiling programme status reports, reviewing and issuing project progress reports, administering change management procedures, preparing master programmes and monitoring project resource levels.
Please state your preferred base location on your application form.
Role & Responsibilities
- Compile a national programme to ensure visibility of project delivery status.
- Monitor project management resources against forecasts and assist Project Team Managers to balance resources across teams.
- Administer programme change management and reporting.
- Review and monitor Project Progress Reports on a monthly basis.
- Compile central progress reports from project manager’s individual progress reports.
- Monitor individual project programmes and liaise with Project Managers to update these to reflect latest information.
- Upload project files onto Intranet and Extranet sites and check filing standards are maintained by the project team.
- Assisting with administration of projects (e.g. attending project meetings and write up minutes)
- Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a related discipline
- Ability to manage stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence
- Excellent IT skills particularly in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word to manipulate and report data as well as Microsoft SharePoint (or equivalent software)
- Some experience in the use of Microsoft Project and SAP (or equivalent software)
- Excellent standard of written and verbal communication
- Comply with Canal & River Trust Health & Safety policy and defined standards, report incidents, accidents and near misses. Assess the risks and make adjustments to work methods where appropriate. Ensure all equipment (PPE, plant, materials etc.) is appropriate for the task. Consider your own and others behaviour.
- Safeguarding - To be aware of your own responsibilities regarding safeguarding and to support our commitment to providing safe environments and working practises that promote and protect the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk at all times
We are the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.
The Customer Support Administrator will deliver excellence in customer service and support for customers, dealing with face to face enquiries, on the phone and in written communications and providing general administration and financial support to the waterway.