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Project Support Officer

Project Support Officer

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £11.41 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sasha Woods

  • Contact email:

    sasha.woods@centricrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    909366_1523358622

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-10

  • Client:

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Project Support Officer

Location-Newport
Contract-10 months


The role of the Project Support Officer covers a diverse range of activities to support the delivery of the programme's objectives. The PSO enables the smooth running of the project by supporting the Project /Delivery Manager and Specialist Leads through the operation of project management processes, and the co-ordination of programme actions and activities.

TYPICAL ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning and scheduling - Assist with and maintain appropriate systems to enable effective planning and scheduling
Agile - assist in running the agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, daily stand ups and retrospective sessions
Monitoring and reporting - Assist in maintaining project controls and in producing project reports
Admin - Responsible for project file management using robust version control. Organise key project meetings, and provide secretariat support
Resources - Management of staff as appropriate, including their development
Stakeholder - Assist with maintaining the stakeholder log for internal and external stakeholders. Act as the focal point for project responses to external requests for information
Risks and Issues - Assist with and maintain risk and issue logs, escalating as appropriate

Relevant Qualifications Skills and Experience:
Working in a fast paced project/programme or business support environment-desirable
Working with stakeholders across grade and branch/divisional boundaries-desirable
Proven communication skills, both written and oral-essential
A positive approach to work with the ability to work to tight deadlines and meet fixed targets-desirable
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages-essential