Project Officer

Project Manager

Ref: 1370Tuesday 12 October 2021

Up to £30k + benefits

Our client is highly customer focussed financial services provider based in the East Midlands who has recently enjoyed an enviable record of success thanks to their customer centric focus.


They have an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer on a 12 month fixed term contract (Mat cover) to join their team reporting to the Business Support Manager. The main purpose of the role will be to lead and deliver a wide range of projects across the company that deliver transformational, strategic, regulatory, and operational change to agreed schedules, quality, and budgetary constraints.


Responsibilities of the Project Officer:

  • Accountable for successful delivery and embedding of programmes and projects
  • Creation of end-to-end project plans including, but not limited to, Project Initiation Documents (PID), Risk Assumptions Issues and Dependencies Logs (RAID) and Post Implementation Review (PIR).
  • Support change management governance and ensure adherences for all projects
  • Supplement the established project processes and documentation with enhanced processes and procedures forming a fully documented project process.
  • Advise on the alignment of portfolio capacity planning and required resources to successfully deliver the programmes/projects
  • Ensure consistency of approach; adherence of change governance framework processes and documentation to provide delivery confidence
  • Monitoring Portfolio wide hotspots and dependencies; ensure issues are identified and remediation plans agreed to maintain successful delivery of the change agenda.
  • Continually seek ways to improve the efficiency of the business’s operations and recommend changes to management.
  • Fully comply with all current company procedures, directives, polices and instructions
  • Comply with all legislation and regulations relating to the company’s business, strong awareness of relevant regulation, e.g., GDPR, MCD etc.
  • Identify areas of non-compliance within the business and report as appropriate


Experience/qualifications required for the Project Officer

  • PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate (or equivalent) in Project Management
  • Demonstrable experience of project management and/or involvement in project activity.
  • Proven experience of working in an administrative role to deadlines
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a team of people
  • Strong grasp of Microsoft programmes including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with those at all levels (Board of Directors, Executives, Managers, Colleagues, 3rd Parties etc.)
  • Strong Leadership Skills


If you have experience of managing projects and have good leadership skills then please apply, noting that this is a 12 month FTC.  The Head Office is in Mansfield but there is a hybrid working policy in place with remote working on circa. 2-3 days a week.