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Project Support Officer

Job Title: Project Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £275 - £325 per day
Reference: BBBH55113_1505483810
Contact Name: Cameron De Souza
Contact Email: c.desouza@parity.net
Job Published: September 15, 2017 14:56

Job Description

Project Support - £300-£325

Inside IR35

Contract. Coventry. 3 Months + .

Project support officer required in coventry for a govenrment client working on a IT systems change project.

The Role Duties:

  1. 1. Provide Project / Programme delivery assurance - ensuring the programme adheres to agreed policies and procedures and appropriate documentation is in place - Ongoing
  2. To undertake the role of secretariat for specific project and programme boards - including paper distribution, record keeping, and maintenance of action logs - Weekly / Monthly
  3. Support the delivery of Agile, Hybrid and Waterfall projects - Ongoing
  4. Ensure all programme/project artefacts/documentation are delivered on time to the required quality. Helping to ensure Core Systems Solutions Programme meets its cost, quality and time requirements, through maintaining and reporting on the budget spend to date and financial position against approval and agreed budget- Ongoing
  5. Maintain Programme Plan - Bi Weekly
  6. Co-ordinate Project Checkpoints/Update meetings/KITS - Weekly
  7. Maintain Project & Programme RAID Logs - ensure that the agreed risk mitigations are planned, resourced and implemented - Monthly
  8. Create & maintain action plans / logs & expedite delivery -Weekly

9.Update and maintain Project & Programme cost model including the provision of basic analysis and forecasting in relation to resource planning - Bi Weekly

10 Arranging and coordinating programme/project level assurance reviews ie. Office of Government Commerce (OCG) gateway reviews. Overseeing progress on implementation of actions .

Essential Experience

  1. Central government experience
  2. Excellent communication skills
  3. Excellent MS Office skills
  4. Experience of supporting on large / complex projects / programmes with multiple stakeholders with different and often conflicting needs
  5. Can identify, raise and manage and risks or issues associated with their activity
  6. Strong inter-personal skills
  7. Excellent stakeholder management skills
  8. Budget Management
  9. Excellent organisation skills

Only apply if you have the essential experience required

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