Portfolio Support Officer

Portfolio Support Officer

Job Title: Portfolio Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 22/03/21
Reference: 897238_1614607221
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2021 14:00

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Portfolio Support Officer to join their team on a contract basis. This will be a remote based role and is due to run for 12 months.

The ideal candidate should have a public sector background with experience in research projects.

Provide administrative and contract management support to the portfolio office of the National Core Study on COVID Transmission and the Environment. The research for the study is carried out by six themes and supported sixteen external suppliers resulting in a complex model of operations.

Key Responsibilities:
*Provide secretariat support across a range of portfolio management meetings supporting agenda and minutes production, meeting diaries, and agenda production
*Provide administrative support for the Portfolio Manager and the Portfolio Office Manager in carrying out their roles
*Support the Portfolio Finance Lead in enabling the completion and processing of new supplier proposals
*Support the Portfolio Finance Lead with the completion and management of purchase orders
*Work as part of the Science Division administration team carrying out administrative functions

Essential Skills and Experience:
*Experience of working in a portfolio, programme or project office in an administrative or officer role on large scale initiatives
*Experience in working in matrix models including external partners and suppliers
*Experience of working in the public sector and in academic environments
*Experience of research projects is highly desirable
*Deep experience of contracting, purchase order, and payment processes

Other Information
Contract role
Inside IR35
Duration: 12 months
Home based

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Keywords: project support, secretariat support, public sector, matrix models, research projects, contract management

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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