Project Support Officer

  • Location

    Cheadle, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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A Project Support Officer responsible for providing a comprehensive and effective support service to bid and project management teams to ensure that all aspects of project governance are in place.

The role operates within the context of the Project Management Office and activities will typically feature providing support to project control, planning, risk management, earned value management, general project co-ordination, document / data control, communications and stakeholder liaison.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

Provide practical support to the production of dashboards, reports and data in advance of reviews.

Ensure the accuracy of bid / project data and provide summarised information for consideration and analysis.

Facilitate the effective and efficient operation of bid / project-specific meetings (for example; arranging meetings, preparation/collation of the relevant presentation material, coordinating input from attendees and producing information packs, the production and distribution of agendas, minutes, action registers)

Coordinate and assist in the progress of documentation and configurable items from creation the document lifecyle, ensuring all stages of the process have been adhered to.

Manage, track and quality assess documentation through the lifecycle, inputting data and information into the reporting cycle, as well as providing document management guidance and support to stakeholders.

Provide practical support to the design and implementation of a document management system and product register.

The role will also involve occasional ad-hoc duties that are not listed above but are necessary to respond to the needs of the business. These ad-hoc duties will be consistent with the nature of a Bid and Project Support position within Thales.

Key Performance Indicators's

Customer satisfaction

On-time delivery

Project efficiency

Essential skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio.

Accuracy of reporting and the ability to present data in a clear, summarised fashion at a level appropriate to the needs of the particular task

A positive attitude combined with excellent interpersonal skills.

Attention to detail.

Business and commercial awareness

Good communication skills at all levels.

The ability to manage conflicting deadlines and priorities.

The ability to operate across organisational boundaries - in a matrix-style organisation.

The ability to be flexible and provide a helpful, positive approach to the requirements of the role.

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