Project Support Officer

Recruiter
Location
England, Hampshire, Farnborough
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 Jan 2017
Closes
31 Jan 2017
Ref
372270-A
Contact
Jeremy Browes
Sector
Defence
Function
Administration
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Project Support Officer
6 month contract
Competitive day rate
Hampshire
Start ASAP

Project Support Officer - ideally security cleared - candidates must have worked in a secure or defensive type of environment.

Job Description:
The Project Support Officer will provide administrative support to the Project Manager and Work Package leads with a focus on the development and maintenance of project plans and work package reporting. Tasks will also include the maintenance and upkeep of risk and action logs with a responsibility to chase mitigations and actions to completion and the collation of KPI on a weekly/monthly basis.

Be responsible for the identification and introduction of processes that will improve the management and reporting of project and work package progress.

Reviewing and reconciling project financials.

Reporting:
Prepare, edit, publish and distribute a range of documents and materials in various formats to set timetables and standards.
Report progress and project / work package risks to the Project Manager

Accountabilities:
Ensure the accuracy and currency of project / work package plans

Essential Skills and Experience:
* Demonstrable experience with in a Project Management Office (ideally within a complex engineering environment)
* Familiarity of engineering documents
* Ability to work in a professional manner at all times and up hold corporate values, as defined in the corporate Standards of Business Conduct, such as Integrity, Respect and Fairness
* Ability to work in a team environment and be a team player
* Ability to work autonomously once tasked with an activity
* Inter-personal soft skills with the ability to manage conflicting opinions in a professional manner
* Ability to be pragmatic and find solutions to problems as the arise
* Proficient in MS Project and MS Office inc. Excel, Word, and Power Point with recent practical experience
* Adherence to defined methods of project working (Product Assurance) and familiarity with quality standards

Desirable:
* Experience of working in an aerospace engineering business would be highly desirable.
* Experience of Change Control processes.
* Experience of Sprint Management
* SC cleared


If you are interested please forward your CV and I shall be in touch ASAP.

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

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.