Project Support Officer

Posted 09 April 2024
Salary Up to £13.37 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline HR, Business Support & Administration
ContactTrixiebelle Thomas

Job description

Project Support Officer

Pay: £13.37

Length: 13 weeks, may to an opportunity to make permanent or fixed term

Days/Hours: Monday - Friday

Location: One Angel Square and Hybrid

Opus People Solutions are recruiting on behalf of West Northamptonshire council for a Project Support Officer, to deliver comprehensive and effective support to all aspects of programme and project management.

To promote the use of good project management practice, including project status reporting and ensure conformance with agreed governance. To ensure that projects are defined, governed, and managed in a consistent manner across the organisation. To provide project support as required across the programmes & projects within the organisation.

We are looking for a good solid admin person, who can work independently and has an eye for detail. It would be advantageous to have worked in a project environment and have experience of working in the public sector.

This role we would require someone who can arrange meetings, minute meetings and to work to a process, but also can look ahead for potential issues.


  • Establish consistent, fit for purpose processes and working practices for key project processes such as status reporting, planning, risk/issue management and change control.
  • Provide assistance to the project teams in the use and exploitation of the available project management software tools, such as MS Project, MS Visio and any other as required.
  • Contribute to the work of the project teams, providing project management support for business case development, planning and the application of common standards.
  • Identify opportunities to improve and/or simplify project processes and seek to remedy these through improved processes, improved compliance, or coaching.
  • Act as a secretariat for Programme and Project Boards, providing professional advice and guidance in the appropriate use of project management best practice.

For more information or to process your application for this role, please apply online now.