Project Support Officer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
London, UK
15 Sep 2019
06 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Support Officer / Three-Months / London / Paying £21.96/hour Premium PAYE or £24.66/hour Umbrella LTD.

Your new company

The statutory fire and rescue service for London is looking to recruit a Project Support Officer to join their Information & Communications Technology department to support in the delivery of major projects undertaken by the department.

Your new role

The Project Support Officer will be responsible for;
  • To assist with the management, design, development, delivery and evaluation of new initiatives.
  • Research & report on methods of meeting the identified business change needs.
  • Assist with the creation, development and implementation of project plans.
  • Manage and lead work streams to ensure objectives are met on time and within budget.
  • Assist in the production of user guides and support documentation for the Project team systems.
  • Assist in the estimation of costs and cost-benefit analysis or financial appraisals of potential solutions.
  • Use analytical and research skills to provide assistance on a range of projects.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships across the business.

Skills and experience required

My client is looking for someone who has previous experience in being a Project Support Officer. Experience of managing and coordinating work streams for projects together with experience of using project management applications is required. There must be a level of experience in creating, implementing and monitoring project plans in timed conditions, as well as experience in the use of a range of information technology applications including spreadsheet and database software. A demand for good interpersonal skills in order to establish and maintain relationships is vital for the role. Key organisational, written, communication and analytical skills are critical. The client requires applicants to have experience in monitoring budgets, preparing estimates, project specifications and providing management information. Applicants must have an understanding of the basic principles of the Prince2 qualification (or equivalent).

What you'll get in return

This is a full time three-month role with the possibility of an extension. The role is paying £21.96/hour Premium PAYE or £24.66/hour Umbrella LTD. This role falls in-scope of IR35 legislation.

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