Security Cleared Project Support Officer

Up to £10,000
31 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Summary:

This is a 6 month interim assignment for an experienced, Security Cleared PSO to work within Counter Terrorism's Change Pillar, the Portfolio Support Officer will be responsible for the day to day portfolio administration support across the Portfolio Operations team that manages the CTP portfolio of projects and programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

The purpose of this role, working within the Portfolio Operations team, is to provide a high level of proactive portfolio administrative support (including dealing with correspondence, telephone enquiries, providing secretariat support to change governance, maintaining registers and trackers, bespoke support needed as required to meet corporate requirements, etc.) to the Portfolio Operations team within CTPHQ Change Pillar, as required.

Essential Criteria
  • Experience of supporting the delivery of relevant objectives and meet the needs of customers and managers. Undertakes a range of tasks, ensuring outcomes are delivered to a high quality standard within the required timeframe.
  • Experience of taking effective minutes in a change environment, including succinct and accurate records of actions and decisions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Prior experience in a business support or administrative role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Knowledge of the principles of programme and project management approaches such as MSP and PRINCE2
  • Knowledge of the principles of the P3O (Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices) model is desirable.
  • Experience of process mapping, and PPM lifecycle resource planning and scheduling.
  • Experience of building confidence with senior stakeholders and relationships at all levels.
  • Experience of working in a challenging, change-driven environment.
  • Experience of working in a policing and/or security environment.

Vetting :Minimum SC Clearance is needed to be considered.