Project Management Support

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  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £19 per hour

  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Role involves providing project management governance support across various programmes. It is the responsibility of this role to act as an independent reviewer for project management within the programmes ensuring all relevant processes are being adhered to. Candidates should have previous project management/project support experience within a PMO/engineering organisation.

This role will require to liaise with PM teams, CAMs and CSIs.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

  1. Cobra back office activities

* Advance calendar - monthly

* Period end backups - monthly

* Run all Cobra utilities (DR03 & MSD70) 1st - monthly

* Load actuals & prepare actuals errors to send to teams - monthly

* Complete actual load checks - monthly

* Copy AC to IA cost class - monthly

* BCR database archiving - monthly

* Load all required files onto workspace once monthly activity is complete - monthly

* Co-ordinate xml file submissions and organise the required PAR review meetings - monthly

  1. Toolset knowledge

* Become proficient in the use of PM Compass and Cobra

* Understand the BCR submission process in IEDB

* Troubleshoot basic toolset errors

3. Toolset Administration

* Creation of new account in PM Compass & Cobra using the Deltek administrator tool

* Creation of new account in IEDB and the WAR

* Maintenance of accounts and removal of users when required

4. Processes

* Develop understanding of PM processes

* Assist in the update and improvement of processes

* Review processes as and when required

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.