Project Support Officer

Public Sector Resourcing - Remote in London

Project Support Officer - Inside IR35 Contract Term: 3 Month Contracting Authority: BEIS Location: Remote/London
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a Project Support Officer your main responsibilities would be to: ?

  • Support the effective management of the programme, working closely with members of the PMO and Project Teams to drive the delivery of this complex programme.
  • Support the management of effective management approaches across the programme – including governance, planning, reporting, risk management, benefits tracking and financial controls. This includes providing secretariat functions for the project and programme boards and producing accurate governance forward looks.
  • Support the development and maintenance of high quality, accurate and useful project and programme artefacts to inform the management and assurance of the programme and support effective decision making. This will include project plans, RAID logs, management information and reports, contributing to briefings and supporting the programme manager with central PMO functions.
  • Be a PMO team champion for specific areas of expertise such as Governance and Assurance. Oversee and continually improve current systems to align with best practice and add value. Engage with wider agency transformation centres of excellence representing the programme and feeding in expertise and opinions. Identifying, applying and sharing best practices for programme and project management with teams and across the UKSA.
  • Maintain relationships across the programme and with third parties as required.
  • Bring skills to bear in the broader programme on an ad-hoc basis when required, according to the workload across the team.
  • Develop and maintain competence in programme and project management, including the use of IT enabled tools for schedule and risk management.
  • Identify opportunities for continued learning and development.
  • Contribute more broadly to the aims of the UK Space Agency through wider corporate contribution on an ad-hoc basis as opportunities arise.

Essential Skills:
  • The post holder should have experience of working within Government programmes or project delivery teams and be competent with the tools and techniques associated with project and programme planning and management. Specifically, the programme uses MS Project for planning and the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint) regularly, which the successful applicant will need to be able to use with confidence.
  • Professional qualification(s) in project and programme management would be beneficial, and opportunities exist to undertake training towards the attainment of such qualifications.

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role, you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different."

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