Project Support Officer

Clearwater People Solutions
Horsham, UK
17 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Support Officer - Horsham - **£150 per day**

Our client, based in Southwater, West Sussex is currently recruiting for a Project Support Officer to join their fantastic company on a contract basis.
The successful Project Support Officer will support Project/Programme Manager's in creating project plans, status reports and tracking risk and issues.

Key responsibilities as a Project Support Officer :

* Work closely with project personnel to ensure time scales and deliverables are worked to and achieved
* Assist programme personnel across the whole portfolio with status reports and progress reports
* Keep forecasting and timeline documentation up to date and in line with project goals
* Manage operation risks through regular meetings with high level stakeholders ensuring that all project risks are flagged and investigated
* Support the impact assessment of change requests in relation to projects / programmes
* Liaise with business managers to understand programme and project priorities and business needs and relay this back to project managers
* Maintenance of programme governance across
* Resource planning across projects
* Taking minutes in meetings

Key skills and attributes as a Project Support Officer :

* Experience within a Programme / Project Support / PMO role is essential
* Experience working closely with and supporting projects and high level project personnel
* Experience of analysing data to produce useful management information
* Demonstrable ability to create project documents
* Any experience or knowledge of the Agile methodology is highly advantageous
* Experience working on technical focused portfolios is advantageous
* Fantastic communication skills with the ability to work with stakeholders of all levels

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