Project Support Officer (SC Cleared)

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £276 - £400.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Ellie Bass

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Project Support Officer (SC Cleared), Government, Public Sector, Security Cleared, Clearance, DV, Vetted, PMO, PSO, Manager, Supporting, Co-ordinate, Jira, Confluence, MI, Information, Police, MET, Risk, Plan, Planning, Planner, Gatekeep, Cost,

Our Central Government client based in London are recruiting for a Project Support Officer. The role requires SC Security Clearance.

As part of IT Transformation, the Technology Command has undertaken a commitment to delivering a number of capital projects which will directly benefit the operational ability of the client. This includes:

A SARs IT system that can support the FIU in managing the SARs regime's daily operation

A SARs IT system that can be extended to include functionality needed by Home Office SARs reform Programme when it concludes operating model development in 2020.

A Project Support Officer is required to provide support, assurance and project deliverables and to ensure that work is properly attributed and completed to a sufficient quality.

The Project Support Officer will:

  • Deliver consistent practice and standards for project and programme governance including planning, reporting, change control, risk & issue management, cost control and resource management
  • To play an active role in the necessary governance meetings
  • To facilitate and enforce appropriate gatekeeping process for all projects
  • To deliver and maintain the project plan (from the consolidated project plans) so that it accurately reflects the status of key milestones, deliverables and activities
  • To highlight dependencies external to the programme that have an impact on the programme plan to monitor the risk to and from those external dependencies
  • To create and deliver status reports that accurately reflects the status of the project incorporating key risks and issues for distribution to all stakeholders
  • To perform a regular quality review of the Risks and Issues log
  • To deliver, manage and administer the programme's document (deliverables) management process
  • To create and maintain a resource management process which enables movement of resources on, off and within the programme
  • To co-ordinate all external QA activities including reviews, audits and assurances.
  • You will be working with Programme engagements and customers on work-plan management, production of status reports, analysis, metrics, Jira and Confluence reporting.
  • Leading and driving through changes whilst supporting the Project Manager.
  • Ensure delivery within relevant statutory and policy obligations.
  • You will provide project office support which is essential for the capability of the project teams. Key elements of the role include: -
  • Working with the leadership team,
  • providing broad PMO support - Put in place resource and project plans
  • Provide MI to the team
  • Work with 3rd parties - Ensure compliance to standards in reporting
  • Work with Jira and Confluence
  • Working within a fast paced Agile/Scrum environment

Key Skills / Experience

  • Have a track record in providing PMO support on large, fast-paced, complex projects.
  • Be experienced in Agile and Cloud environments
  • Be proficient in planning and using MS Project
  • Experienced with using Jira and Confluence
  • Be proactive and a self-starter