Project Coordinator


Position: Project Coordinator 

  • Salary: £28k-£33k DOE
  • Part time: 25-30hrs
  • Permanent

 Who we are: Subsea Craft is a fast growing, privately-funded, UK-based SME delivering Advanced Maritime Technology. We leverage our team’s defence experience with cross-industry partnerships in the field of advanced naval engineering. Our flagship product, VICTA, is a Diver Delivery Unit - a surface submersible craft designed to operate at speed over range and capable of rapid transition beneath the surface to operate submerged, enabling the discreet delivery and recovery of divers. It is a unique, innovative British product focused primarily on the defence market but with utility beyond. 

 Full Time Position for a driven and pro-active person with exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills.

This role will support the Client Support Directorate (CSD) and will have exposure to the following areas of the business:

  • Project Management
  • Health and Safety and Environment
  • Quality Management
  • Craft Operations 
  • Commissioning, Test and Trials
  • Through Life Capability Management
  • Training

The Role:

  • You will report to the Project Manager and support the CSD 

  • Provide daily Project and Administrative support to the Client Support Director

  • Develop a detailed understanding of CSD activity and assist with aligning output across the company through the Project Manager

  • Maintain accurate and up to date project documentation including meeting minutes and documentation from craft trials

  • Prepare for meetings including but not limited to coordinating and inviting attendees, preparing agendas, collating and distributing papers, maintaining action trackers, preparing presentations, taking minutes, distributing draft minutes within agreed timescales 

  • Update and maintain project associated documentation such as action trackers, risk and issue logs, project plans etc as directed and required

  • Work with contractors and business partners to arrange operations and logistics support where required

  • Support the Project Manager with Project Scheduling and Project Updates


  • Due to our organisational set-up we are looking for a robust individual that is as happy working autonomously as working collaboratively as part of a team

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Strong analytical acumen

  • Ability to take initiative without guidance

  • Exemplary interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint, MS Teams

  • A goal-oriented mindset and exceptional organisational skills

  • Willingness to tackle challenges to solve problems

  • Great attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • The ability to understand and apply feedback on work performance  

  • Adaptable, maintaining established process whilst initiating and driving change and efficiencies

  • Collaborative and proactive / ‘can-do’ working style

  • Have the ability to meet set deadlines and to understand when problems need to be referred upwards

  • Have the ability to organise and present information clearly, concisely and accurately

  • Take on small projects in support of the main Delivery Programme 


  • Experience on MS Project beneficial but not essential
  • Whilst experience in the maritime / defence sector would be an advantage it is by no means essential.
  • Experience in a Project environment 

Location: Portsmouth with some travel to Portland in support of Test and Trials periods.

This role also provides a career development opportunity into the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Health and Safety and Environment
  • Commissioning, Test and Trials
  • Craft Operations 
  • Quality Management
  • Through Life Capability Management
  • Training

 Values: Our people are our greatest asset, we continually strive to provide an excellent working environment to enable our team to do their best work. We have an agile professional workforce: we are founded on the belief that our people are valued and our business is trusted, inclusive and commercially-adept.

What we expect from you:

  • Teamwork, mutual respect and collaboration
  • Initiative and independent working
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Agility, adaptability and continuous development

What we offer:

  • Private Healthcare
  • Share Options
  • Life Insurance
  • Unlimited Paid Holiday 
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Pension contribution 
  • Flexible Working
  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking

Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at SubSea Craft, the selected candidate must be capable of meeting the security requirements of the position, which would include as a minimum the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), with Security Check likely for specific projects.


We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for an interview we will aim to contact you within 14 days of your application or the closing date (if stated). However, if we think that your skills and qualifications may be suitable for other similar positions we may hold your details on our database and contact you in the future. Please let us know if you do not wish us to keep your details on file.