Project Admin

Brook Street UK
£8.80 - £15.82/hour
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Ministry of Defence on a temporary basis. The role is based in Andover and is currently a 3 month assignment but may be extended beyond 3 months.

The ideal candidate will provide middle management support and operate with minimal supervision, exercising independent judgment in completing assignments. Examples of work performed will include but are not be restricted to:
- Preparing high-level correspondence and checking that produced by others.
- Interpreting and reporting complex data.
- Resolving problems or responding to complex enquiries.
- Managing the workload of a team or section.
- Liaising with internal and external stakeholders at senior level building and maintaining relationships.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-starting and agile individual who is prepared to work at pace in a high profile environment. Individuals should be comfortable working with data, willing to challenge established norms and process and be prepared to adapt to changing priorities. Applicants should also have strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. As a formal programme with the Army's Portfolio there are specific governance requirements which PSTP is required to comply with and the job holder will work on behalf of the Programme Manager with the Army's Portfolio Office to ensure the products are of high quality, accurate and reflect the programme's progress. The role of the PMO is also an active one in challenging the individual projects and working with external suppliers to ensure that all outputs are adding value.
Previous programme/project experience and qualifications are desirable but not essential.

Typical qualifications and experience:
Five GCSE passes at Grade C or above
Two 'A' level passes at grade E or above or equivalent
NVQ Management Level 3 or 4 (or suitable management experience)
Good knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office
Management experience in an office environment
Excellent communication skills both oral and written

A programme or project management qualification is desirable, MSP, Prince 2, APMP etc.

£8.80 if the assignment gets extended beyond 3 months the pay will increase to £15.82