Project Support Officer (SC Cleared)

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Harriet.Hughes@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    02020514-PSO _1597056076

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-12

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Our Client based in Bristol are looking for an experienced Project Support Officer to assist the change department with their ambitious and iterative journey of Agile Transformation encompassing processes, tooling, practices and techniques in order to meet numerous challenges.

The Role:

  • 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.

Skills/Experience:

  • Good understanding of project or 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.
  • Good understanding of the process to gain financial approval for project costs and ability to work with commercial and financial colleagues to monitor spend against contracts.
  • Familiarity with external applicable quality standards.
  • Understanding of the need to maintain a practical and pragmatic approach to standards compliance.
  • Good understanding of information management.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Collaboration skills, establishing and developing productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Problem solving skills; recognising, anticipating and effectively dealing with existing or potential conflicts at an individual, team or strategic level.
  • Flexibility and ability to work to deadlines. Ability to work in an environment of uncertainty and continual change.

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