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Project Support Officer

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 18th October 2019
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: Negotiable
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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My client is looking for a Project Support Analyst to work on an initial 8 week contract based in Leeds.

The position is based inside IR35, and the chosen candidate must have Public Sector/Higher Education experience.

Overview of the position.

As a Project Support Officer your main duties will include:

Supporting and providing assurance to the Programme Manager regarding the management of constraints, priorities and risks.

Working with the Programme Manager to provide timely and accurate reporting for project and programme governance.

Managing work-streams throughout the various stages of the lifecycle, including planning and control, management of resources, RAID, benefits, milestones, costs, scope and benefits.

The chosen candidate must have experience of:

A degree or professional qualification, knowledge of MS Project, Prince2, Managing Successful Programmes and APM Body of Knowledge.

Experience of creating accurate and timely documentation for review at and executive level

Experience in applying best practice project methodologies in projects, throughout their respective life cycles;

The ability to work confidently and assertively with a range of senior stakeholders, using coaching, negotiating, communication and influencing skills to achieve successful outcomes.

The ability to manage conflicting demands and tight timescales through strong organisation and prioritisation skills.

Experience of managing project teams/work-streams, achieving results through other people without necessarily using formal line management authority.

An ability to ensure delivery of stated project outcomes through strong organisation and prioritisation skills.

Strong problem solving and analytical capability; confident dealing with complex financial, performance, strategy and organisational information.

Strong MS Project experience, Prince 2/ PMI.

Daily rate £200 Inside IR35

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