Project Support Officer

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Job Sector:
South East
£10.84 to £10.84 per hour
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I am looking for a Project Support Officer for a 5 month contract (with the view to extend) to be based in Slough. This role is paying �10.84 an hour via umbrella and the role is inside ir35.


As a member of the Programme Management Office this post is directly responsible for: -

* Providing effective support including administrative, financial and project support
* Assisting in the delivery of the projects and programmes for the Council.


To provide confidential, effective administrative and project support.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:To provide effective support to senior managers and other team members undertaking administrative and project support roles to ensure the delivery of key outcomes.

To contribute to the development of effective service and business partnership both internal and external, through establishing good customer relationships and by delivering high quality support services.

To provide project support by devising and maintaining action lists and project plans, chasing and recording progress.

To directly provide administrative and project support to the Programme Manager and Project Managers including answering telephone enquiries, diary management, prioritising and answering routine correspondence, preparation of presentations as directed.

To arrange meetings, draft agendas, attend meetings as a minute taker, prepare minutes for distribution and follow up actions.

To undertake a range of business support functions including ensuring the review and maintenance of relevant capital cost centre budgets, keeping all budgets under review, ordering goods and services and payment of invoices.

Demonstrable experience of working in an office environment maintaining administrative and monitoring systems and providing an administrative support role to senior and professional members of staff.

Some experience of providing project management support

Some experience of working effectively with senior managers, professional staff and external agencies.

Some experience in the development and administration of computerised and manual information management systems.

Understanding of good customer service particularly in relation to clients and external agencies.

Understanding of and commitment to Equality and Diversity and how it applies to a diverse customer base.

Knowledge of local government

Ability to understand team and project priorities and their impact of on corporate priorities and outcomes

Knowledge of financial practice for the handling of monetary transactions and understands and applies basic probity requirements.

Office skills or project management based qualifications such as RSA, Pitmans, NVQ Business Administration Level 3, BTEC, Prince 2 or equivalent

Apply now!

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
Tel: +4423 9231 4674
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Kirsty Jones

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