Collaborative R&D - Project Support

Location Warwick
Discipline: Research and Development, Project Engineer/ Manager
Job type: Contract
Salary: £21.76 PH UMBRELLA
Contact name: Johanna Cowan

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39112
Published: 27 days ago
Duration: 6 Months
Expiry date: 28 Sep 2023 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Role is based at National Automotive Innovation Centre at University of Warwick (NAIC). Parking permit included for University of Warwick managed carparks

Some occasional travel to other JLR sites may be required. Some agile work arrangements possible for remote/home working

Position Description:

  • Collaborative R&D - Project Support

Skills Required:

  • High degree of numeracy, attention to detail

  • Planning and coordination of work across multiple projects to meet deadlines

  • High level of organisational skills

  • Effective communication across internal cross functional teams and external 'customer' facing

Experience Required:

  • A level / HND + Previous work experience within a business planning / project management office environment

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, previous use of enterprise systems (e.g. SAP)

  • Cross functional working - planning own work and responsive to support requests

  • Self motivated and able to operate with low supervision

  • Preparation of formal documentation to prescribed standards

  • Control and management of confidential information including GDPR compliance

Experience Preferred:

  • Previously worked in/around government funded collaborative R&D projects, e.g. Innovate UK and EU

  • Previously worked within an accountancy audit / regulated finance framework