Join the team

Join the team

Would you like to become part of the Primary Engineer Programmes team? We are looking to grow our team with people who share our energy, passion and enthusiasm for delivering exceptional programmes, training and events. We have a number of Job vacancies below.

Office Manager

THE ROLE

Primary Engineer’s Office Manager is at the very heart of our organisation and crucial to the smooth running of our support functions.

Responsible directly to the Head of Operations you will take ownership of the day-to-day management of our policies, and support functions across HR, accounting, and administration. No day will be the same and you will enjoy the variety of liaising with our customers and suppliers one day and managing the recruitment process the next.

As the Primary Engineer Office Manager, you will be highly organised, working in a structured way and being able to manage a number of varied tasks and duties. You will organise and coordinate with other departments, managers and staff to ensure organisational effectiveness. You will have a logical approach and be capable of working to tight deadlines.

We are looking for an energetic, efficient professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats, is happiest when the office is running smoothly and enjoys being at the centre of a busy team You should be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently and as part of a wider team.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of company policies and procedures and manage these.
  • Manage relationships with service providers and office and equipment suppliers.
  • Ensuring accounting systems are maintained up to date for income and expenditure and provide reports to management as required.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing office procedures and standards to guide the operation of the office and administration functions.
  • Supporting HR functions including recruitment, induction and staff development using computerised systems with line managers.
  • Responsible for ensuring office financial objectives are met by preparing annual budget for the office. planning the expenditures, analysing variances and carrying out necessary corrections that may arise
  • Assist in the development of computerised and manual filing systems and manage these to meet the organisational requirements for effective storage and retrieval as well as security, integrity and confidentiality and ensure these comply with prevailing legislation.
  • Ensuring contracts, supplier forms and legal documents are completed timely and accurately.
  • Organise and schedule meetings and appointments for the Strategic Management Team and Directors, and note-take as required
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies inventory.
  • Handle general customer inquiries.
  • Work with the Health and Safety Manager to ensure compliance.
  • Manage GDPR compliance with the Operations Department staff.
  • Ensuring company standards are maintained across administration and office functions.
  • Take the lead on team-building and internal socialising, e.g; celebrating staff birthdays and organising social events for our team.
  • General administrative duties as required, to support the smooth-running of the organisation.

Skills and experience required:

  • At least 3 years proven experience in a similar role.
  • High level of digital skills especially with Microsoft 365 and Office Suite, computerised HR, accounting and CRM systems
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Attention to detail and sound problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems, processing invoices and payments, credit control and managing receipts.
  • Knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures.
  • An awareness of GDPR.
  • Good sense of humour and a strong team player.

Location:

Place of work will be AMS Neve, Billington Road Technology Park, Burnley. The role will involve some office work and working from home.

Terms:

Salary: £25,000 pa.

Company Pension Scheme

The post is full-time at 37.5 hours per week.

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday between 08:30 and 16:30.

29 days holiday per annum including bank holidays.

The role will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.

Ability to travel throughout the UK when required.

Benefits:

  • Work from home opportunities
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies as part of their school outreach activities
  • An additional day holiday for each year of employment up to 5 years
  • Opportunities to engage with inspiring people and companies, including industry site visits and conferences.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@primaryengineer.com

Please note closing date is 9th April 2021 .

Note: Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Marketing Executive

THE ROLE

If you’re a Marketing Executive looking to make a real difference, this role is for you!

Primary Engineer are leaders in running Engineering projects and competitions in schools, colleges and universities across the UK.

Funded by Blue Chip partners, the goal of Primary Engineer is to encourage and motivate more young people from all background to become interested an engineering career path.

You’ll play a central role in Implementing a new marketing strategy and by supporting the communications throughout the organisation. We have a number of key partners who you’ll also be meeting with to do some joint marketing.

You’ll be highly motivated, have a proven record of marketing success and have a relevant degree and / or be working towards a CIM Diploma.

Ideally you’ll have a some or a good knowledge of the following, and some further training will be available to assist you;

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Updating a website CMS
  • Email marketing
  • Adwords
  • Implementing a strategy

You’ll be well organised, looking for a new challenge and in return will receive;

Salary; £23,000 – £26,000

Company Pension Scheme

You will be working with our incredible team at the company offices at AMS Neve, Billington Road Technology Park, Burnley. Occasional work from home is also available for this role. There may also be a requirement for some attendance at meetings and events off-site.

Hours:

The post is full-time at 37.5 hours per week

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday between 08:30 and 16:30

29 days holiday including bank holidays.

The role will be subject to a 3-month probationary period

Benefits:

  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies as part of their school outreach activities
  • An additional day holiday for each year of employment up to 5 years
  • Opportunities to engage with inspiring people and companies, and attend occasional events and exhibitions.

To apply please submit a CV with covering letter to recruitment@primaryengineer.com .

Please note applications without a covering letter may not be reviewed.

Please note closing date is 21st October 2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

IT and Data Systems Administrator

THE ROLE

Operations and CRM Support
Primary Engineer is a not-for-profit national organisation which builds creative and engaging curriculum focused projects for classrooms across the UK. It has, over the past 16 years, created an engineering curriculum that spans Early Years, Primary, Secondary, Further Education institutions and works with some of the UK’s best-known industries and organisations. Our core aims include; the development of children and young people’s creativity and skills through engagement with engineering, the promotion of engineering careers and the professional development of teachers which together will address the gender imbalance in science and engineering.

The IT Systems role is a fantastic opportunity to work in a high-profile national organisation where you can make a difference to society. Primary Engineer’s Operations and CRM support is at the digital heart of our organisation and crucial to the smooth running of our support functions.

Responsible directly to the Head of Operations you will take ownership of the day-to-day administration of our CRM and digital solutions to support functions across sales, accounting, customer service and HR.

As the Primary Engineer IT and Data Systems lead, you will be highly organised, working in a structured way and have an incredible eye for detail. You will organise and coordinate with other departments, managers and staff to ensure our support software delivers the efficiencies and opportunities we need as an organisation to grow. You will have a logical approach and be capable of working to tight deadlines.

We are looking for an energetic, efficient professional who enjoys problem solving, is always willing to learn and enjoys a challenge. You will be happiest when everything is running smoothly and enjoy being at the centre of a busy team You should be experienced in a range of software solutions and able to work independently and as part of a wider team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate development of our internal digital software platforms across all functions.
  • Assist with developing our Zoho CRM package, creating workflow and automation.
  • Responsible for maintaining office IT infrastructure and telecoms.
  • Supporting HR functions including recruitment, induction and staff development using computerised systems.
  • Responsible for training staff in using software and digital solutions.
  • Assist in the management of SharePoint and Microsoft 365 and administer these to meet the organisational requirements for effective storage and retrieval of information as well as security, integrity and confidentiality and ensure these comply with prevailing legislation.
  • Monitor and maintain IT and Telecoms infrastructure.
  • Work with and manage external IT and Telecoms suppliers.
  • Manage GDPR compliance with the Operations Department staff.
  • Ensuring company standards are maintained across
  • Support managers and staff across the organisation with It and Telecoms issues.

Skills and Experience required:

  • At least 3 years proven experience in a similar role.
  • High level of digital skills especially with Microsoft Office Suite, computerised HR and accounts.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Attention to detail and sound problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems (Xero or similar), processing invoices and payments, credit control and managing receipts.
  • Knowledge of administering human resources management practices and procedures.
  • An awareness of GDPR.
  • Good sense of humour and a strong team player.

Location: Place of work will be AMS Neve, Billington Road Technology Park, Burnley.

Terms:
Company Pension Scheme
The post is full-time at 37.5 hours per week.
Hours of work will be Monday to Friday between 08:30 and 16:30.
29 days holiday per annum including bank holidays.
The role will be subject to a 3-month probationary period.
Ability to travel throughout the UK when required.

Benefits:

  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies as part of their school outreach activities
  • An additional day holiday for each year of employment up to 5 years
  • Opportunities to engage with inspiring people and companies.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £22,000 pa.

To Apply:

Please submit a CV with covering letter to recruitment@primaryengineer.com.

Please note applications without a covering letter may not be reviewed.

Please note closing date is 21st October 2021 .

Reference ID: OMSC240921