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Programme Support Officer - Edinburgh - 6 months

Job Title: Programme Support Officer - Edinburgh - 6 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
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Salary: £140 - £165 per day
Start Date: March 2018
Reference: BBBH56646_1519406410
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: February 23, 2018 17:20

Job Description

Programme Support Officer - Edinburgh - 6 months

Experienced Programme Support Officer required for an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh.

Duties include but are not limited to -

  • Coordination and documentation of key project/programme meetings
  • Tracking spend and effort across the programme
  • Purchasing goods and services as required using University financial systems
  • Tracking programme and project stakeholder engagement
  • Assist in preparation, delivery, updating and monitoring of project plans, documentation and deliverables and maintenance of project issues/ risk logs
  • Action taking and tracking, taking action as necessary
  • Supporting/tracking resource allocation

Essential skills required include -

  • At least 3 years' experience gained in a busy office environment
  • Demonstrable experience of tracking spend across multiple projects or activities
  • Proactive and proven project support experience
  • Ability to balance diplomacy and tact with assertiveness
  • Ability to work to deadlines whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written, with the ability to collate and present information to others
  • Good knowledge of methodologies and techniques for monitoring and controlling projects.
  • Confident user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project

PLEASE NOTE - this rate is deemed INSIDE IR35 Legislation

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