Project Support Officer

Gloucestershire, England • £35000 - £40000 per annum • Permanent • Business and Technology Consulting

A high-profile defence organisation are looking for a Project Support Officer to join their project team. My client are working in the centre of exciting, cutting edge defence and security and have an unrivalled reputation in the space. This position will give you the opportunity to expand your experience in the defence space, supporting Project Managers on vital defence projects.

Due to the nature of the projects you will be working on you must currently hold and maintain a high level of UK Security Vetting.

  • As the PSO you will be able to execute various support assignments for the Project Manager, including, but not limited to: budgeting, scheduling & change control
  • You will support a number of PMs on a number of projects simultaneously and with ease, whilst still complying with company standards and policies
  • Take part in and understand the principles behind contract strategy and negotiation
  • Provide requirements management support, making sure all required work is completed
Required Skills/Experience
  • Experience supporting members of the Project Management team with assignments such as: risk and scope management, change control, scheduling and budgeting
  • Knowledge and experience working within the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and the Organisation Breakdown Structure (OBS) that aligns with this
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable supporting the PM’s liaison with external stakeholder
  • The ability to travel occasionally to attend team and client meetings around the UK

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