Project support officer

Ross on Wye
Competitive Salary
11 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Job Function
Other, Project Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Your role as Project Support Officer covers a diverse range of activities to support the delivery of the project's objectives. As Project Support Officer, you will enable the smooth running of the project by supporting the Project Manager through the operation of project management processes, and the coordination of business management actions and activities on their behalf.

You will be responsible for providing expert and flexible project support in delivering within the companies Transformation Portfolio. you will be working on a windows 10 programme.

Typical Role Responsibilities

  • Planning & Scheduling - Implement and maintain appropriate systems to enable effective planning and scheduling
  • Monitoring & Reporting - Establish organisational tasks are carried out efficiently. Keeping the project manager aware of the project status. Prepare project performance reports, presenting statistics and researching new information
  • Admin - Ensure organisational tasks are carried out efficiently. Manage and monitor compliance of the project with Departmental Security, Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity, Business Continuity & Business Planning
  • Resources - Lead a team responsible for identifying, developing and deploying resources. Manage workforce planning, providing information for effective decision making to the Project Manager. Procurement of supplies and services related to project support within Delegated Financial Authority limits
  • Stakeholder - Manage professional relationships with a wide range of internal & external stakeholders and act as lead point of contact for some external parties. Draft and sign-off correspondence
  • Financial Control - Monitor project spend and contribute to the compilation of budgets and the development of the business case. Ensure an accurate asset register is maintained
  • Risks & Issues - Manage potential risk areas, working with risk managers and escalating as appropriate

Technical Competencies

Additional Specification & Criteria required:

  • A working knowledge of planning and frameworks & methodologies
  • Practitioner level knowledge of scheduling
  • Risk & Issue management
  • Governance
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Assurance
  • Change control
  • Knowledge management

Behavioural Competencies

  • An awareness of visible leadership
  • Working with ambiguity
  • Inspiring others and culture change
  • A working level knowledge of credible action
  • Collaboration
  • Influencing
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Resilience and Innovation

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