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Project Support Officer

Job Description

Project Support Officer - Ministry of Justice

Location: Leeds

Pay: 14.09

Job Type: Temporary

Sector: Public Sector

Hours: 37 hours a week (Monday - Friday)

A Little Bit About Us:

Brook Street have grown into one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies − matching thousands of people with meaningful job opportunities at more than 4,500 companies every year. Delivering a quality service to suit the needs of clients and candidates alike was important to our founder Margery Hurst and it remains important to us today.

Recruitment is about so much more than just filling job vacancies. It's about giving people the chance to unleash their full potential, through their perfect new role.

About the Client:

The Ministry of Justice is a major government department, at the heart of the justice system. We work to protect and advance the principles of justice. Our vision is to deliver a world-class justice system that works for everyone in society.

What Will Be Your Day to Day Tasks?

The nature of the work/activities will require a combination of specific project management skills and experience in delivering transformational change. This role is required to provide administrative aid to the Prison Capacity Sub Portfolio PMO during a period of audit by the National Audit Office (NAO). Your tasks will include but not be limited to;

  • Ability to assist 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.

What's in this for you?

Applying for our executive officer role is a strategic move for seasoned professional's adept in project management. This position demands leadership, precision, and an unwavering commitment to driving projects to fruition. With your expertise, you'll be instrumental in optimising efficiency, enhancing productivity, and ultimately, propelling the company toward sustained success.

Please note we are seeing a large volume of applications per role and therefore we ask that if you have not heard 7-14 working days to presume you have on this occasion been unsuccessful.

Diversity in the workplace:

Brook Street are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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