Project Control Administrator

Job Type Administration
Location Darwen - Herbert Parkinson
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 29/01/2021
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £21,900.00 - £28,500.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work Monday to Friday 38.75


Herbert Parkinson is a Subsidiary Company of the John Lewis Partnership since 1953, providing an exclusive range of soft furnishing products. With an experienced design team and extensive flexible manufacturing facilities, offering a full development and manufacturing service for soft furnishing products, including cushions, pillows, duvets, curtains & blinds.

What is the role about?

In this role, you would be a member of the Contract team. The contracts team are responsible for the business planning, organisation and delivery of the contract businesses projects. The team takes collective responsibility for delivering an outstanding end to end customer experience.

What you will be doing?

The Project Control Administrator has a key role in managing projects from quotation agreement to installation sign off. Seeking to continuously develop the customer's accounts that you are allocated and take responsibility for providing them with an exceptional end to end service that you would expect from the John Lewis Partnership. 

You would provide your customers with project plans and updates of these as required so that projects can be monitored practically and financially. Place orders for the raw materials, finished goods and services required for each project and ensure that the controls established for purchasing of raw materials and finished goods are observed. 

Within this role, you would also support the Senior Projects Manager in the interface with the allocated customers in all aspects of the projects as required. 

You would also book and manage the employed and sub-contracted fitting team, in conjunction with the other Partners that use the same resource, to maximise the efficiency of the fitting team for all concerned.

What you will have?

Required essential experience skills and qualifications:

Highly numerate and literate and keen to learn about project management

Good communication skills

Excellent time management skills

Attention to detail and accuracy

Desirable experience skills and qualifications but not essential

Experience in a manufacturing environment

Wider knowledge of the textile and manufacturing industry, sourcing and sales.

Familiar with Airtable

Useful to know

Please note the assessment process will include a virtual interview. If successful you will have a 2nd stage practical assessment in the branch.

As a Partner, you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.

Please consider the following when making your application:

- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.

- Print off the job description now if you require it.

- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.

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Attachment: Project Control Administrator - Role Profile.pdf 


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