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.

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.

The role is open to candidates from the North West and flexible options are available for office and home working.

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

Flexible to suit either at the company offices at AMS Neve, Billington Road Technology Park, Burnley or home working is also available for this role. Occasional attendance at meetings and events off-site as required.

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:

  • Work from home or office flexible 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, 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  5th August 2021.

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.

Head of Partnerships - Business Development Central England

THE ROLE

We are looking for a highly motivated business development professional with a passion for STEM to head up our partnerships in Central England. This role requires an individual with a strong background in stakeholder development and identifying and creating funding streams to grow our industry and education partnerships and the Primary Engineer programmes across the regions.

Primary Engineer is an award-winning UK wide not-for-profit educational company whose vision is to ensure that all children and young people achieve their potential through engineering and data skills. In order to support this vision, you will be required to develop new relationships with a range of local government, industry and education organisations whilst enhancing the existing ones.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about STEM, skills development, and opportunity for all and will need to be able to identify, create and develop long-term partnerships to fund and support our programmes. The ability to write successful proposals and present to a range of stakeholders demonstrating knowledge of the education, industry, and political landscapes and to be a recognised and vocal advocate for all Primary Engineer programmes is essential.

You will act as the main point of contact across Central England, working closely with colleagues in the Partnerships Team and Service Delivery Team. You will be highly organised, driven and have outstanding communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To increase our funding through new partnerships and other funding opportunities
  • To grow and maintain strategic partnerships with funders and supporters across the North West of England.
  • To be a fervent advocate of the Primary Engineer programmes and knowledgeable of the wider STEM landscape.
  • To become widely and successfully networked to develop and maintain knowledge of opportunities and factors that will influence the growth of the Primary Engineer programmes.
  • To be an energetic and engaged individual who is able to speak with confidence on education policy, future skills and engineering to a range of audiences.
  • You will be conscientious in your record-keeping and reporting, providing clear forecasts.
  • To be able to quickly develop an understanding of the current stakeholders in the UK STEM landscape and have the ability to develop a strategic plan with which to engage and expand those relationships.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Successful business development experience in previous role(s).
  • Track record of successful partnership creation and management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong networking capability.
  • Ability to meet targets within given timeframes.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated remote worker and also able to work as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Office 365 and experience of using CRM systems.
  • The role will require some business travel and overnight stays.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • An understanding of the engineering sectors in Central England.
  • An understanding of the education landscape in Central England

We will undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS formerly CRB) for the appointed applicant

Terms:

Salary: £35,000/year

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:

  • 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

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Please note closing date is 12th August 2021 .

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