Senior Project Support Officer (PSO)

City of London
13 Feb 2017
13 Mar 2017
Mustafa Miah
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

POSITION: Senior Project Support Officer (PSO)

LOCATION: Central London

DURATION: 6 - 12 Months Contract with the option for further contract renewals

DAILY RATE: Highly Competitive (dependent on candidate's level of experience)


*** Please note that this position will require successful candidates to undergo security vetting to DV Clearance level prior to going onsite and working with the client organisation.

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Role Profile

We are currently supporting our client's ambitious growth plans for 2017 and are embarking on a major recruitment drive for Senior Project Support Officers (PSO) to further expand and complement their existing team and oversee large-scale and challenging projects within a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

The Project Support Officers will be responsible for and involved with (but not limited to) the following key areas:

  • Facilitate the creation and update of project plans.
  • Identify and track progress against project milestones.
  • Facilitation of project workshops.
  • Scheduling of project meetings including checkpoint and board meetings.
  • Ensuring all documentation and communication is distributed as established in the project plans.
  • Implementing project improvements as and when identified.
  • Managing and updating of key project reports including:
  • Monthly Highlight reports.
  • Risk and issues log.
  • Finance forecasting spreadsheets.
  • Action logs.
  • Ensuring all project activity meets with the organisations compliance standards.
  • Producing ad-hoc reports as requested by the PM.
  • Candidate Profile

    We are seeking to recruit Senior Project Support Officers who have previously worked on large-scale and challenging projects (more than £500k sized budgets).

    For this, we will offer the Senior Project Support Officers the opportunity to work in a diverse and experienced team and play a crucial role in changing the outlook of the client organisation.

    This role would suit Senior Project Support Officers with excellent organisational and administration skills who are seeking to make a huge difference and wants to build on their existing skills and experience.

    The Senior Project Support Officers we will be looking to recruit must possess and demonstrate the following mandatory skills and experience:

  • Proven track record of providing support to large-scale projects. (£500k+ sized budgets).
  • Strong experience of applying appropriate and differing methodologies/techniques to aid projects and maximise delivery success.
  • Strong experience of using enterprise project portfolio software (i.e. MS Projects, Primavera, etc.).
  • Experience of running the budget costs of a project.
  • General administrative skills including the use of MS packages.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work with all levels within the programme team and multiple stakeholders with competing priorities.
  • Good communication and listening skills and the ability to deal with key project stakeholders.
  • Location: Central London

    Duration: 6 - 12 Months Contract with the option for further contract renewals

    Daily Rate: Highly Competitive (dependent on level of experience)

    Are you interested???

    Do you have the talent and skillset to fulfil this role???

    If so, then please apply with your most recent copy of your CV, ensuring all dates of current and past work history is correct and up-to-date.

    Capita is committed to recruiting a workforce that reflects the diverse communities that our clients serve. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunities and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of your gender, age, disability, marital status, race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or religion.

    Capita TRACS is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered is those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

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