Project Support Officer

Project Support Officer

Job Title: Project Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 25/11/20
Reference: 897009_1605273963
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2020 13:26

Job Description

Our client is looking for Project Support Officer to join their team on a contract basis. This contract will run until March 21. It will initially be home based but will then locate to one of their offices in the UK.

You will work across a multi-disciplinary team in the business as well as at times working closely with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and the Home Office plus other regulators to make a positive impact in citizens lives.

As a Project Support Officer on the overall programme or on a particular projects/workstreams in the programme, you will cover a diverse range of activities to support the delivery of the programme and the project's objectives. The Project Support Officer enables the smooth running of the project and programme by supporting the project manager through the operation of project management processes, and the co-ordination of business management actions and activities on their behalf.

Key Responsibilities
*Planning and scheduling - Assist with and maintain appropriate systems to enable effective planning and scheduling.
*Monitoring and reporting - Assist in maintaining project controls and in producing project reports.
*Admin - Responsible for project file management using robust version control. Organise key project meetings and provide secretariat support.
*Resources - Management of staff as appropriate, including their development.
*Stakeholder - Assist with maintaining the stakeholder log for internal and external stakeholders. Act as the focal point for project responses to external requests for information.
*Financial control - Assist with the monitor of project spend and contribute to the compilation of budgets. Maintains an accurate asset register for the project.
*Risks and Issues - Assist with and maintain risk and issue logs, escalating as appropriate.

Person specification
They are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Project Support Officer to join their multi-disciplinary team. Successful candidates will be experienced in working with a variety of project delivery approaches and able to deliver successful outcomes. For instance by:
*Supporting delivery of projects & products to Time, Cost & Quality
*Securing the confidence and trust of the organisation through collaborative and effective communication
*Managing projects using Project Online, Microsoft Project or similar tool
*Microsoft Office knowledge would be an advantage

Other Information
Contract role
Inside IR35
Location: Home based initially
Duration: 4 months

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.

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

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