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Programme Project Support Officer

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  • Location:

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract (FTC)

  • Salary:

    Up to £30343.00 per annum + Hybrid working

  • Contact:

    Hannah Welfoot

  • Email:

    hannah.welfoot@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35539

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    24 April 2024

Yolk Recruitment Public Sector and Not-for-Profit is proud to be working with a Public Sector organisation whose vision is to make Wales the place of choice for health, care and wellbeing innovation, to appoint a Programme Project Support Officer for a 12 month fixed-term contract, offering hybrid working.

Main Purpose:

This organisation's mission is to continue building a supportive, safe and collaborative environment for artificial intelligence (AI) innovation to flourish, and as a collaborative, Wales is working hard to make sure that AI is used safely and transparently by continuing to develop regulatory and governance arrangements. The Welsh Government have recently established an Artificial Intelligence Commission for the Health and Care Sector to drive this forward supported by this organisation.

Reporting to the Programme Lead, the Programme Project Support Officer provides effective and efficient programme and project support, and full range of administrative support.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading by example, proactively support programme deliverables and the development of a project management culture.
  • Development, management and compliance of supporting project management documentation and processes ensuring all documentation is readily available to all team members.
  • Coordinate regular project and programme level management reporting cycles to include ensuring compliance with requirements.
  • Ensure information key to the programme and projects is compiled, managed, and updated to the highest level of quality and accuracy. This will include project plans and schedules, risk and issue logs, budget schedules, resource records, governance documents, project evaluation and evidence of benefits realised.
  • Use project control methods to track all programme and projects.
  • Support the programme lead to investigate the causes of any variation from target/plan and proactively contribute to address barriers and implement solutions.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with Commission and working group members and across programme and project delivery teams to effectively deliver plans and actions.
  • Support the development of business cases, risk assessments, funding bids, case of need and preparation of reports, flow charts, presentations, and other documents as required.
  • Provide administrative and secretarial support for meetings including diary management, support in planning, preparation of papers and agenda, invitations and taking of minutes.
  • Update databases, website and CRM as requested.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Sound understanding of processes and procedures involved in programme project management, ideally across the health and life sciences sector.
  • At least three years' experience of administering programmes and projects.
  • Demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to anticipate and plan how to deal with changes in own workload.
  • Evidence of building excellent working relationships with a range of stakeholders.

If you think this one's for you:

Please contact Hannah Welfoot at Yolk Recruitment on 07458 143 279

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

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