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Junior Project Support Officer


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Birmingham, West Midlands,United Kingdom                            




£20000 - £25000/annum Benefits

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Become a Junior Project Support Officer with Capita Government Services in Birmingham About the role: Project Support Officers (PSOs) perform a vital role in shaping the success of major programmes at Capita. Capita is looking for a determined and self-motivated Junior PSO who is looking to make an impact in a fast-paced, business-critical programme, working with a national public sector client within the education industry. The role covers a range of project support duties, including risks and issues management, governance, reporting and core administrative duties. The programme has complex reporting and delivery models using recognised methodologies. So, stakeholder management, effective communication/collaborative working skills and attention to detail are key to your role in shaping our future. You'll form part of an already operational PMO team based in Fort Dunlop, Birmingham and pick up the main administrative duties across the programme to support the senior delivery team. What you'll be doing: Working collaboratively with Project Managers (PMs) and programme colleagues to maintain the programme risks and issues register. Engaging closely with PMs to track programme level actions and report against these to stakeholders at all levels of seniority. Owning Programme level reporting and governance. Collating materials and providing the secretariat for intra-programme governance and project to executive level meetings. Sufficiently understanding the content to feed high-level reports to the central PMO Manager. Providing a layer between programme delivery and the client for the sharing of key documentation and other deliverables. What we're looking for: Previous experience of working within a PMO environment. Experience within technology programmes would be helpful but is not essential. Strong communication and drafting skills with an ability to translate technical programme updates to provide clear, concise reports for non-technical audiences. Attention to detail and an analytical ability to help propose solutions to problems and appropriately prioritise activities. Proficient use of MS applications including Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio. Strong initiative and drive, self-motivated with an aptitude to work well under pressure and with low supervision. About Education and Government Services At Education & Government Services, we're transforming public services. We're delivering innovative and efficient ways of working for central government departments and agencies. We have a range of businesses including Tascor Custody & FM, The Pensions Regulator(TPR), Gas Safe Register, Entrust, Standards & Testing Agency (STA) and Capita Procurement Solutions. Join us and discover better as you shape the future of government services. What's in it for you? A competitive basic salary 23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology Don't forget, you're part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines, sectors and countries. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that What we hope you'll do next: Looking to discover more? Let your line manager know, then choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application and send us your CV. Any questions before taking the next step? You can contact Catherine on (phone number removed) or at for support
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