Project Officer

Project Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Projects & Programmes

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  • Salary:

    £20k - 23k per year

  • Contact :

    Shweta Prabhakar

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7320

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Harris Hill are delighted to be supporting an established disability charity in their search for a Project Officer. The successful candidate will need to support and work in partnership with the Senior Responsible Officer to ensure the smooth operational delivery of key grant funded projects and other projects such as large training contracts or internal projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure clear project goals, timeframes, budget, deliverables and success criteria
  • Ensure clear internal roles and responsibilities
  • Identify any risks and mitigating actions
  • Coordination of internal resources to ensure projects are completed on time and to budget
  • Supporting project SRO to ensure positive and productive relationships with external stakeholders
  • Arrange project meetings as necessary
  • Report to SLT on all grant funded projects identifying any risks
  • Assist the SRO in developing relationships with external partners and stakeholders to improve engagement in the project and organise meetings and events.
  • Undertake monitoring, reporting and administrative role maintaining good records of activity and interpretation progress against the agreed OMMT action plan and budget
  • Provide prompt information on progress, assisting in completion of progress reports.
  • Support and maintain key project documentation including the project plans and risk register
  • Report to the relevant SRO and on each project and support Operations Director to develop summary of key projects and training contracts
  • Communicate to a range of people. including people with learning disabilities and autistic people

Person specification

  • Significant experience of successful delivery of projects
  • Worked in a project management environment
  • Worked in the not-for-profit or charitable sector
  • Experience of working in a small to medium enterprise
  • Experience of personal or professional support of people with a disability or of education, health or social care
  • Experience in planning and organising training & events
  • Experience in presenting to different audiences
  • Confident working with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience of project management in a portfolio management environment

Salary: 20-23k FTE
Reports to: Operations Director
Hours: 30-37.5 hours per week considered (flexible working)

Location: Hybrid working. Must be within 2 hours of South Birmingham. (1 day per week to be based at the Head Office, South Birmingham)

Start date: ASAP