Opportunities for interim, contract and temporary positions

Project Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost.

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support.  

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

Job Description

Marshall Land Systems has an opportunity for an Administrator to support a large military programme on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave. Reporting directly to the Programme Director, the role will ensure that the administration of the programme is delivered in a controlled and organised environment:

  • General administrative support, Meeting / diary management schedule, Support to meetings, Time & Attendance, Monthly consolidation of the programme resource demand profile, Filing and archiving of project documentation
  • Collation of management data on the programme sharepoint site:
  • Maintenance of project action log with issues escalated as required, weekly monitoring and management of the project actions log to ensure closeout and escalation
  • Maintain programme communication and noticeboards
  • Consolidation of the project Risk, Assumptions, Issues and Dependency logs
  • Management of business travel for the programme and to the wider business as part of the administrative team


Key skills should include:

  • Excellent organisational, time management and multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills,
  • Adapts to change and remains calm under pressure
  • Confidence to liaise at all levels and act as the interface for the programme
  • Is motivated, committed, flexible open & friendly
  • Experienced user of MS Office suite of tools, including Word, Excel, Visio

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.