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Project Co-ordinator

Based in our UK branch in Penrith, this position is an ideal opportunity for a driven individual who has the ambition to succeed and progress within the company.


  • Engaging with the management team to plan and schedule work in line with the programme ensuring
    • A strong knowledge of programme and works scheduled
    • An early warning of planned changes to forecast
  • Ensuring full visibility of activity and risks across all areas of the project
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation – ensuring documents are updated and maintained
  • Assisting the Build Managers to define the project scope, project activities and dates, involving all relevant stakeholders
  • Liaising with the Streetworks team, updating the Streetworks system with relevant information
  • Provide Streetworks administration support in accordance with business operations, ensuring compliance with all elements of streetworks legislation through effective management of notices, permits and other documents
  • Liaise with operations, local authorities and third parties to arrange bus stop / parking suspensions / road closures, use of portable traffic signalsand other traffic management
  • Support the development of processes, workflows and efficiency improvements
  • Ensure permits are being accepted, and finding out and flagging in advance if there are issues
  • Working with the Build Managers to ensure the correct activities are identified on the project to deliver by ensuring lessons learned are communicated effectively
  • Track project progress and update with daily whereabouts of teams
  • Monitoring and tracking project progress against the detailed project plan – identifying risk and supporting in identifying mitigation activities
  • Reporting project progress, status, and risk in a regular and timely manner, using appropriate tools and techniques, including escalation of risks to management as needed
  • Adherence to all Health and Safety practices
  • Provide support to management as required

Skills & Qualifications required:

You will have a proven track record in coordinating projects, strong administration skills, and advanced IT skills.

  • Experience of planning projects effectively
  • Strong scheduling experience and administrative background
  • Able to successfully manage relationships with internal and external facing stakeholders
  • High-level of IT literacy, proficient user of Microsoft Office tools
  • Outstanding communication and inter-personal skills
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Experience in the Telecommunications sector (desirable)

Additional Information:

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and requirements. The nature of the organisation is such that it will evolve as it operates and the nature of duties, tasks, knowledge and skills required for this post may develop and change in time.

Viberoptix is an equal opportunities employer.

What we can offer you

  • Competitive package – details available on request
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Excellent Career progression opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Insurance and EAP Scheme
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