Project Coordinator

Activate Learning
Oxford,United Kingdom
£25,000 - £30,000 Per Year
17 Mar 2023 11:13
03 Apr 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
MIS / Data
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Coordinator

Who we are

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.


About the role: Project Coordinator

Activate Learning now have an exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator to join our Institutional Effectiveness team.

The role will predominately involve maintaining and organising project documentation and schedules to ensure on time completion of all task assignments.

You will work at the centre of project delivery for software applications and process improvement, supporting the Project Manager and Business Analyst to ensure project deliverables are created and that defined projects run to time and budget.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in expanding their skills in project administration and coordination, as well as developing a range of transferrable skills.

You will be exposed to teams and projects across Activate Learning and opportunities to be involved in projects are never in short supply, so in addition to an incredibly varied role, you are continuously developing your skillset and knowledge base.

Permanent, full-time role

Location: Flexibility to be based at either our Oxford or Reading campus

Salary: £25,927 - £28,627 per annum, depending on skills and experience


What do you need to be a successful Project Coordinator at Activate Learning?

We are looking for highly organised and detail orientated individuals, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work to deadlines.

You will be part of a driven, creative and supportive team that work hard together to deliver impactful change to the organisation.

About you:

  • GCSE English at grade 4/C or above or equivalent
  • Experience in an administration, coordination, or related role
  • Team player with the ability to build relationships and good negotiation skills
  • Ability to understand a project plan and oversee task list and delivery plans is desirable, but not essential

Ideally, you will have experience in a software development or business analytics environment or be keen to develop a further understanding of the sector and how systems and processes can be used efficiently and ensuring they are relevant to the user so that they can have maximum impact. 


Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee resource groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes


Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive. 

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.


Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.