Project Support Officer (DV Cleared)

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £225 - £250 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Ellie.Bass@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    12832_1596618927

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-17

  • Client:

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Our defence client are currently looking for an experienced Project Support Officer (DV Cleared).

Summary of the work


Interface on a daily basis with our client to assist with the delivery of an exciting IT capability based on Evergreen and Agile principles.

Who you will work with


You will be a key member overseeing the integration of a bespoke network. You will work with the delivery organisation on a daily basis.

What you will work on

  • Provide Project Support Function, interface for delivery and integration team.
  • Define/document project procedures in accordance with agreed methodology ensuring PM methods, standards and processes are maintained
  • Guide team members in the application of project procedures, disciplines, reporting standards.
  • Production and maintenance of project plans.
  • Risk management activities
  • Assist in maintaining the project schedule utilising inputs form all DLODs.
  • Maintenance of project risk register, lesson learned and change control records.
  • Produce project summary reports incorporating schedule progress, Risks and projections of future performance.
  • Communication of project information to stakeholders.
  • Provide Secretariat function at Project Meetings as directed by the Delivery Lead.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge and experience of a formal project management methodology i.e. Prince 2 Practitioner (minimum)
  • High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and Project
  • Experience of using Risk Management Tools such as Predict or @Risk
  • Project planning
  • Schedule management & progress reporting.
  • Risk identification & management.
  • Demonstrable understanding of Earned Value Management
  • Experience of working on IT/IS projects / programmes.
  • Ability to analyse, consolidate and present information from various sources.
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.

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