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Project Support Officer

Location: WEST BROMPTON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 330-330 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 16
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-343203

This is a 6 month interim opportunity for candidates who currently hold SC level clearance.

Purpose: 

To enable the smooth running of the project or programme by supporting the project manager, senior project manager or programme manager, as applicable. Providing support through the operation of change management processes, and the co-ordination of business management actions and activities, on their behalf.

Key Tasks:

  • Assisting the establishment and maintenance of a project support function.
  • Providing the management and maintenance of the following project functions & governance with, and on behalf, of the project manager and the central Programme Management Office
  • Planning, Control & Reporting
  • Risk Management & Issue Resolution
  • Quality and Configuration Management
  • Sustainment and BAU Transition
  • Assisting the Project Manager to ensure that:
  • Third party suppliers are managed effectively.
  • Business stakeholder relationships are appropriately managed.
  • The project’s cycle of delivery reporting, review and management direction is achieved.

Experience:

  • 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).
  • 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 method(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.

Desirable:

  • Experience within the public sector of planning 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.

Please note: This role is deemed INSIDE of IR35.

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