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Project Officer

  • Location: Bolton
  • Salary: £26.00 - 29.40 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Janet Mottram
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Ref: 216724JMM

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Officer to join the team with our prestigious client at their site in Bolton

Experience specifically required:

1. Project Experience
2. SAP/Primavera experience
3. Ability to work on multiple projects at once


This role will require you to work with the Manufacturing project teams in delivering missiles and test equipment throughout their product life-cycles and in accordance with established our project control methodologies.

The role of Project Officer provides support to a range of deliverables across multiple Manufacturing task areas and can provide a stepping stone for further progress within a project management environment.

The Project Officer support the Heads of Manufacturing and Production Project Managers across multiple projects and sites as required, providing delivery of the following:

• Maintenance and regular reporting of project Key Performance Indicators.
• Act as an interface within Manufacturing to help ensure programme delivery, quality and cost.
• Provide, understand and present information at internal reviews and meetings.
• Assist the team with Risk and Opportunity management.
• Assist in the compilation of Manufacturing estimates and Cost at Completions.
• Assist in the compilation and analysis of workload forecast.
• Compilation and maintenance of project programmes and schedules.
• Maintain and improve the interface with internal customers and external departments.
• Some travel between MBDA sites will be required.

Role requirements (skills, training and qualifications)

• Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise as well as manage day-to-day tactical decisions.
• A clear, strong and effective communicator.
• Numerate and confident with basic mathematics
• Knowledgeable and experienced in the basic application of Project Management skills at an assistant level.
• Computer literacy - basic but proven skills required in MS Word, spread sheets, presentations and planning tools.
• Experience with SAP materials management system and Primavera 6 planning tool is preferred but not essential.
• Local, job specific training will be provided as appropriate.

Skillset/experience required:

Experience in projects at this level required.

Recognising the restricted nature of the work  there is a requirement for the candidate to be eligible to obtain Security Clearance for this role.