Change & Project Management, Business Strategy & Delivery
Closing date for applications: 27/02/2024
London, United Kingdom
Our people work differently depending on their jobs and needs. From hybrid working to flexible hours, we have plenty of options that help our people to thrive.
This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.
Join us as a Project Officer
- We’ll look to you to support the project governance and control, including tracking the performance and progress of projects, project financial control and adoption
- You’ll be implementing guidelines, procedures and templates to collect and maintain consistent data, and provide hands-on delivery support to a programme or project
- This is an opportunity to play a proactive role in the promotion of programme and project management methods and standards
- We offer a hybrid way of working where you’ll be based in the office at least two days a week, with the rest of your time working from home
What you'll do
As a Project Officer, you’ll be facilitating the creation and update of project plans. You’ll be driving quality assurance activities for various project deliverables, maintaining project repositories, and ensuring compliance to established processes.
You’ll also be:
- Supporting the implementation of agreed regular progress reporting mechanisms for all projects and monitoring the routine progress of projects, and assisting in the preparation of the programme status or project highlight reports
- Establishing and maintaining an information management system, managing both electronic and hard-copy configuration libraries
- Providing basic training in configuration management techniques
- Providing secretariat activities, including meeting minutes, inputting papers to the meetings and communications to stakeholders
The skills you'll need
Candidates of interest will have gained a significant amount of experience in a project management office role, paired with knowledge of project types and the project lifecycle.
You’ll also demonstrate:
- Expertise in tools such as MS Office, Planview Portfolios and AgilePlace, Viva, Oracle, Fieldglass and SharePoint
- Knowledge of organisational processes and procedures, including risk frameworks and I2V
- Strong stakeholder management skills to influence and challenge peers and senior programme managers
- Experience in providing feedback and coaching in change processes, procedures and standards
- Experience of creating and monitoring portfolio roadmaps, identifying dependencies, risks, issues and assumptions
- Managing and reporting budgets experience, creating and implementing new processes and procedures to support governance and reporting
- Experience of dealing with ambiguity, complex problem solving and creating innovative solutions