We are looking for project support officers to join our client the Ministry of Justice
Location: Working from home but a hybrid model may be introduced to work from the offices based in Leeds City Centre. You may on the odd time be asked to travel to London and complete a days work down their to coincide with the different projects you may be working on
Pay: £10.21 rising to £10.97 after 12 weeks
Contract Length: 12 months with possible extension subject to business requirements
About the role
The successful candidate will have the ability to support deliver project management products. The resource must adapt to working with project team users on different platforms and adopt a project management approach to deliver the work.
Allocated programme or project timelines are challenging, in part due to the complex stakeholder landscape and need to consult and communicate across different departments/organisations and formally engage their governance structures.
These Project Support roles will be treated as specialised flexible resource to support the MoJ Portfolio priority projects. These roles will be expected to support the programmes and projects in maintaining the Project Delivery process and products. candidates will need adaptable and flexible skills to adapt and be comfortable with a fast-paced changing environment.
The successful canddiates skills and experience for these roles- which are in line with the Band D Project Support Project Management Competency Framework- must include:
Ability to assist /support with and maintain appropriate systems to enable effective planning and scheduling.
Ability to assist in maintaining project controls and in producing project reports through guidance.
Responsible for project file management using robust version control. Organise key project meetings and provide secretariat support.
Assist with maintaining the stakeholder log for internal and external stakeholders. Act as the focal point for project responses to external requests for information.
Assist with the monitor of project spend and contribute to the compilation of budgets. Maintains an accurate asset register for the project.
Assist with and maintain risk and issue logs, escalating as appropriate.
Experience of organising teams, establishing processes and working to deadlines.
Able to use Microsoft Office tools.
Project Management knowledge or experience
Civil Service experience
If this sounds of interest to you please apply now or email me your cv directly