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Centre of Excellence Project Coordinator


Location: West Yorkshire

Job Type: Full time


Show that gap who’s boss!
Women are 16% less likely than men to apply to a job once they’ve viewed it, but are 16% more likely to get hired after applying to a job.*
*LinkedIn Talent Solutions Gender Insights Report 2019

As the fastest-growing fibre network in the UK, you could say we’re changing things up. Not only are we unlocking the digital potential of an entire nation, but we’re also constantly evolving, to give our people the most seamless employee experience possible. We’re doing this by creating a sense of purpose among our teams and offering career development opportunities the like of which has never been seen before. We’re a company that cares about people, places and new possibilities. Could this be the fresh start you’re looking for?

Looking to kickstart your career? CityFibre is looking for people with the enthusiasm and determination to connect the country to a better broadband network. Telecoms is an incredible place to start building your career and CityFibre is an incredible company to do that in. Let us tell you why. This fast-paced, exciting industry is ever-evolving. There are endless opportunities for you to grow and a load of different departments within that to choose from.

What makes CityFibre different is the learning and development paths we offer all of our employees. See we’re not looking for people with experience, that will come. We’re looking for passion and potential. There are no corners we can cut in creating the digital future. Only the right people will be able to help us in doing that. So, no matter what your circumstance, degree or not, experience or not, CityFibre is giving anyone the opportunity to be a part of something great.

A rewarding career

If you’re going to be changing it up, you deserve to be looked after. That’s why we’re offering a competitive salary. On top of that, you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of benefits like 25 days’ holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, a performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare to name just a few.

How can you change it up?

As the Centre of Excellence (CoE) Coordinator, you’ll be responsible for looking after the coordination and administration of all CoE materials, online and offline events, as well as being a key point of content for the overall CoE function. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are ambitious and excited to develop. We’ll provide all the support to help you achieve this, including the opportunity to participate in a Learning and Development qualification. Day to day, this is what you can expect to be doing:

  • Managing the CoE email inbox, ensuring swift resolution to queries and proactive communication
  • Organising and attending governance group meetings, providing support with management of pre-papers, taking minutes and recording follow up actions
  • Supporting the diary management of the Director of CoE, including arranging meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing support with formatting of documents including presentations, reports and papers
  • Developing and maintaining systems such as databases and spreadsheets

What will you bring to the role?

Perhaps you’ve worked in an administrative environment before or looking to put your organisational skills to the test. Experience in Microsoft Office is a must, allowing you to hit the ground running form Day 1. You will bring some of the below to CityFibre with you:

  • A keen eye for detail
  • Great communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Pro-active and enthusiastic approach
  • Desire to learn
  • Team player mindset
  • A full UK driving licence

We’re not looking for you to tick all the boxes, we’re looking for the right mindset and enthusiasm. If you think you’re right for the role, we want to hear from you!

Our unique culture

So that’s the role, now let us tell you a bit more about life at CityFibre. We’ve built a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace that offers anyone the chance to grow a new career. We’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women, have partnerships with Work180, Vercida and Disability Confidence, just to name a few – it inspires us day-to-day. The foundations of our teams are rooted in respect, development and continuous support. Our people are already changing it up, are you ready to join them?

CityFibre is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to individuals from all backgrounds, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, family status and disability. We recognise that everyone is an individual with a wide range of experiences and perspectives and believe this diversity of thought is what makes CityFibre special.