Programme Support Officer
For over 50 years our research has saved lives. We've broken new ground, revolutionised treatments and transformed care. But heart and circulatory disease still kills one in four people in the UK. That's why we need you.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) are undertaking a period of sizeable change, with key projects being delivered as part of our Smarter Working initiation, including implementation of a new HR system, a Smarter Working project to overhaul our working practices, and rollout of Office365.
About the role
We are looking to recruit a Programme Support Officer to assist in the coordination of information for key IT programmes and projects. You will liaise and work with internal and external stakeholders, providing key communication updates, monitor work and progress against plans and offer vital assistance to Programme and Project Managers.
Working alongside the wider team you'll prepare reports and supporting documentation as well as coordinating programme and project board meetings, ensuring information is up to date and accurate at all times.
The successful candidate will have PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent, project management training and be able to demonstrate a track record of working in programme or project support.
With an understanding of Agile approaches and concepts, you'll have experience of successfully working on complex and diverse projects in large organisations in a project / programme support role. With excellent communication skills you'll have experience of working with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, including senior management.
Working with teams that are split across many sites, you'll be happy to be part of a "virtual" team, able to keep in contact and up to date with key work and programmes.
This is an opportunity to join a team involved in major change within the organisation. We are looking for candidates with a can do attitude and excellent organisational skills. Ensuring key deadlines are met you'll be someone who wants to be involved in making us a world class organisation.
How to apply
To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.
Please note this is a fixed term contract for 12 months.
Interviews will be held w/c 29th January 2018
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