Project Support Officer

Project Support Officer - Leeds - Competitive Day Rate

Hays are currently working with a large public sector organisation based in Leeds who are looking to recruit a Project Support Officer on a contractual basis for an initial 3 months. (Inside IR35)

As a Project Support Officer your main duties will include:
  • Supporting and providing assurance to the Senior Project Managers and Programme Managers regarding the management of constraints, priorities and risks;
  • Working with the Senior Project Managers and Programme Managers to provide timely and accurate reporting for project and programme governance;
  • Preparing gateway review materials for projects, to demonstrate adequate management controls;
  • Working with Senior Project Managers/Programme Managers and Stakeholders to support the creation of quality strategic business cases
  • Managing projects/workstreams throughout the various stages of the lifecycle, including planning and control, management of resources, RAID, benefits, milestones, costs, scope and benefits;
  • Playing a key role in the shaping of projects, this includes contributing to the agreement of scope, oversight, ownership and roles, ensuring strategic alignment and consulting key stakeholders;
  • Planning for and managing communications and engagement with all groups of stakeholders affected by the projects;
  • Making recommendations based on lessons learnt for future developments;

To succeed in this role you will have experience of managing successful programmes able to demonstrate your skills in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of MS Project, Prince2
  • Creating accurate and timely documentation for review at an executive level
  • Applying best practice project methodologies in projects
  • Work confidently and assertively with a range of senior stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A Prince2 or other relevant project management qualification (e.g. APM/PMI

A competitive day rate is on offer for this role, in addition to your own dedicated Hays Consultant to guide you through every step of the application process.

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Job type:
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Education & Training
Project Management
Competitive Day Rate
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Talk to Matt Henry, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Leeds

Broad Gate, 1 The Headrow

Telephone: 01132003750

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