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Project Support Officer - Ministry of Justice

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Leeds CL

  • Contact email:

    LeedsCL.branch@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JH - PS_1706102678

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    23/02/2024

  • Startdate:

    asap

Job Description

Have you ever wanted to work in the Civil service? Do you enjoy working on projects and have experience working in project support roles? If so, then please read on as we are looking for project support officers to join our client the Ministry of Justice.

This is a great opportunity to get yourself established within the civil service!

  • Hybrid working, 2 days in the office, 3 at home
  • Location: Leeds city centre (ls1).
  • Hours: Full time - Monday - Friday - 37 hours a week - 9-5 (can be flexible around these hours)
  • Pay rate: £14.09 per hour
  • Assignment: Temporary/ongoing

About the role

The successful candidate will have the ability to support deliver project management activities. You must adapt to working with project team users on different platforms and adopt a project management approach to deliver the tasks set.

These Project Support roles will be treated as specialised flexible resource to support the MoJ Portfolio priority projects. You will be expected to support the programmes and projects in maintaining the Project Delivery process and tasks. You will need adaptable and flexible skills to adapt and be comfortable with a fast-paced changing environment.

Responsibilities for the role are:

  • Secretariat for Project Delivery Board
  • Diarising meetings with a large range of stakeholders across the project
  • Assisting with project reporting, monitoring and planning
  • Providing general workstream support
  • 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.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of organising teams, establishing processes and working to deadlines.
  • Confidence in using all Microsoft packages
  • Experience in managing a busy email inbox
  • Confident with dealing senior stakeholders

Desirable:

  • Project Management knowledge or experience
  • Civil Service experience

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