Project Support Officer (PT)

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Salary
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Project Support
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Project Support Officer - 18.5 hours

An excellent opportunity has arisen for someone with previous project experience to join a large public sector organisation for a 16 month contract. This is a great opportunity to work part time (18.5 hours per week) in a interesting, varied and busy post.

Work as part of the Programme Support Office supporting project managers and associated teams in the delivery of projects in line with Prince 2 or Agile et al project methodology.

Implement all specialist guidance and procedures that adhere to project governance, methodologies and standards, whilst providing additional high quality project support

In particular to:

  • Create, monitor and update project documents, plans and logs to support delivery within time, cost and quality using agreed industry defined standard (e.g. Prince 2);

  • Demonstrate personal initiative and responsibility to undertake research and analysis of data;

  • Prepare well evidenced reports and utilise project mile-stones to act as a trigger for the Project Manager, and assist with planning expenditure and monitor of spend;

  • Prepare structured presentations utilising PowerPoint and other mediums to provide information to stakeholders;

  • Arrange, prepare documentation and attend project meetings to record actions/decisions. Take clear minutes in line with guidelines ensuring adherence to confidentiality. In a timely manner publish minutes ensuring appropriate protective markings. Manage information in line with governance processes maintaining an overview of emerging issues;

  • Support the project delivery by producing process maps following research with stakeholders, creating process diagrams to represent decisions and developing product based plans.

  • Maintain your personal development to keep abreast of Project Management tools and techniques. Take an active participation in team meetings. Provide office resilience across the Support Office;

  • Assist with undertaking post implementation reviews on delivered projects, documenting a full review of the success or otherwise of an implemented change. Present findings in an accurate manner, clearly defining recommendations to decision board to ensure lessons are learnt;

  • Under the direction of the Project Manager take responsibility for the completion of Project Impact Assessments and Project Risk Assessments.

If you have previous project experience or the Prince 2 Foundation qualification we would love to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be subject to stringent referencing and vetting checks prior to completing the role.

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Please apply with your CV to: Patricia Vernon