Project Support Officer - Accelerated Route to Project Mgt

Recruiter
Capita Defence and Security Resourcing
Location
London
Salary
£23000 - £29000/annum
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Support Officer (PSO)

London

Salary: £23,000 to £29,000

This is an excellent development opportunity for a Project Support Officer to be supported and trained to progress into a Project Management role. The speed of this will depend on the individual but an accelerated rate is preferred and planned.

Experience/Qualifications

* Proven track record of providing support to projects
* Prince2 or APM qualified (preferred but not essential)
* Experienced in applying appropriate and differing methodologies/techniques to aid projects and maximise delivery success
* Experience of using project tools (i.e. MS Projects, Primavera)
* General administrative skills including the use of MS packages

Planning/Organisation

* Facilitate the creation and update of project plans.
* Identify and track progress against project milestones
* Facilitation of project workshops
* Scheduling of project meetings including checkpoint and board meetings
* Ensuring all documentation and communication is distributed as established in the project plans
* Implementing project improvements as and when identified

Monitoring/Reporting

Managing and updating of key project reports including:

* Monthly highlight reports
* Risk and issues log
* Finance forecasting spreadsheets
* Action logs
* Ensuring all project activity meets with the organisations compliance standards
* Producing ad-hoc reports as requested by the project manager

Personality Fit

* Good interpersonal skills, able to work with all levels within the programme team and multiple stakeholders with competing priorities
* Good communication and listening skills and the ability to deal with key project stakeholders
* Excellent organisational and administration skills