Project Support Officer

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 20/11/2018 23:59
Grade 9 £27,358 - £30,756 p.a.
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Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
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Closing date:
20 Nov
Further Information

Temporary until 28/02/2021

An exciting post has arisen in the Transformation and Partnerships Service for a Project Support Officer (temporary until 28th February 2021). The successful candidate will assist the Council in transforming its services, in order to make a significant difference for the those who live or work in County Durham.

The role is a complex and challenging one that will be highly rewarding and high profile, with extensive communication and interfacing with officers at all levels and stakeholders. The role requires excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of energy, stamina and tenacity.

Whilst the role will be located in County Hall, there will be a requirement to work with teams across all other sites within the County.

The post holder will be responsible for:

• assisting the Team Leader, Senior Project Managers/Project Managers in
project managing complex projects and programmes of work including
supporting the development of the plans, monitoring and implementation;

• providing advice and guidance on project management and systems
thinking (including Lean Six Sigma);

• assisting services to develop and manage projects so that only projects
that contribute to achieving the Transformation objectives are prioritised;

• supporting the Project Manager in providing assurance and monitoring of
transformational and MTFP projects ensuring that the corporate approach
is embedded across the Council.

Required Qualifications: Management Level 3

For further information, please contact Abbie McQuillan 03000 264714 or via email at abbie.mcquillan@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 28th November 2018.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 268153/264223 or email hrTAP@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.