Project Support Officer (SC Cleared)

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £250 - £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Harriet.Hughes@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    02020514-PSO _1589468203

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-19

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Our client based in Bristol are looking for a Project Support Officer to assist and support the maintenance of standards for programme/project management. This includes the sharing of best practices as well as the application of programme/project procedures, tools and techniques in order to standardise methodologies and realise economies. Provides support and assistance on the programme/project and acts as a sort of information and metrics.

The Role:

  • Support the development of key project artefacts (RAID, Resource plan, reporting, finances)
  • Meeting and workshop support
  • Project Board administration
  • Assist and maintain appropriate systems to enable effective planning and scheduling.
  • Assist in maintaining programme/project controls and in producing programme/project reports.
  • Responsible for programme/project file management, using robust version control. Organise key programme/project meetings and provide secretariat report.
  • Assist with maintaining the stakeholder log for internal and external stakeholders, act as the focal point for programme/project responses to external requests for information.
  • Assist with the monitoring of programme/project spend and contribute to the compilation of budgets. Maintain accurate asset registers for the programme/project.
  • Assist with the maintenance of risk and issue logs, escalating as appropriate.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Previous experience in a Project Support role or Portfolio Office role is ESSENTIAL
  • Understanding of project/programme management methodologies, tools and techniques including: requirements management, planning, scheduling, resource management, risk and issue management, quality management, business change and implementation, governance, stakeholder engagement, assurance, business case development, asset allocation and benefits management
  • Understanding of financial approval processes and spend monitoring
  • Proven track record of applying project/programme procedures, tools and techniques in order to standardise methodologies.
  • Experience of analysing information
  • Experience of planning
  • PRINCE2 is desirable

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