Project Support Officer

Job Title: Project Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £330 - £360 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C/17640
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2018 17:39

Job Description


Experience of working as a Project or Programme Support Officer or an Assistant
Project Manager within a complex project environment involving multiple disciplines
(e.g. Business Change, IT, Estates), ideally within a national delivery context.

· Experience of working within a Project Management Office structure, to defined
methodologies and standards, ideally using PRINCE2 and MSP.
· Experience in supporting complex projects, delivery resources and teams, as part of a
dynamic environment and use of formal methods(s).
· Programme and project establishment, planning and delivery.
· Knowledge of stakeholder engagement and management.
· Risk and Issue management and assessment.
· Knowledge of business implementation and change management.
· Financial planning and tracking.
· Benefits management and realisation.
· Project administration, quality management and configuration management.

Experience within the public sector of planning of and maintaining plans for complex
projects or large programmes.
Experience in managing complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders and teams, as part
of a dynamic environment and use of formal methods.

Key Skills
· Ability to provide PMO technical skills and capability.
· Ability to assimilate, interpret and evaluate information on a wide variety of delivery
· Ability to produce high quality project documentation.
· Ability to communicate with and influence staff & stakeholders and build relationships
across operational and professional boundaries and with partner organisations.
· Ability to operate in a complex organisational and political environment.
· High degree of computer literacy and competence in the use of Microsoft Office and
appropriate project/programme management software

Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) at either Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) or Developed Vetting (DV) level before taking up the post 

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