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Project Officer

Full Time
Location: Rochdale
Hours: Fulltime

Northern Employment Services Ltd

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a “Project Officer” to work with the NHS across the Greater Manchester region, but to be based at a prestigious location in the centre of Rochdale. We require the successful candidate to have their own reliable transport, as they will be expected to travel Greater Manchester.

The position is a full time position, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

The Role

The purpose of the Project Officer role is to support the management of the broad range of projects within the NHS. This is a generalist role with the responsibility that include deputising for the Programme Manager in a range of high profile environments as required. The project officer will use proven methodologies to effectively support management of the projects, including producing comprehensive reports and maintain a range of detailed project registers.

  • With the Project manager, plan and monitor the projects, maintain and updating plans as required

  • Identify and support management of project risks, including the development of contingency plans, report on project progress through agreed mechanisms

  • Undertake the logging and resolution of issues which arise obtaining appropriate approvals, and seeking advice where necessary

  • Support management of overall progress and use of resources, initiating corrective action where necessary, within limits of delegated responsibility.

  • Identify and obtain any support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project

  • Manage project-specific administration

The right candidate will have:

Essential –

  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experiment of working

  • Knowledge of IT systems and software programmes such as, Word, Outlook, Project, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of administrative and project management procedures

  • Basic knowledge of project principles

  • Evidence of experience within an NHS environment

Desirable -

  • Registered PRINCE2 practicing or similar project management qualification

How do I apply?

If you are interested in this position, we require a full up to date CV including all your relevant skills and experience.

You will be invited into our branch to complete a registration interview, and then invited to arrange an interview with our client.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion. Please do continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest. 

Contact: Jack Duffy
Northern Employment Services Ltd
Townhead Court
148 Yorkshire Street
OL16 1LD
01706 869444

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