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6 Month FTC Project Management Officer

Posted 20 February by Robert Walters Easy Apply Ended

Excellent 6 Month FTC Project Management Officer opportunity - Borehamwood

A leading business in the insurance industry based in Borehamwood are looking for a Project Management Officer to join their friendly team on a 6-month fixed term contract basis. You will be enforcing organisational Project Management methods, processes and templates, to collect and maintain Project data and provide hands-on support. This role is also responsible for managing all aspects of quality control for all Projects.

Responsibilities will be:

  • Provide administrative support service to the Projects department (e.g. maintain weekly timesheets, maintain live projects, meeting co-ordination, Steering Committee pack preparation, capture and circulation of meeting minutes etc)
  • Act as the key point of contact to Project Managers, to ensure they are aware of key reporting dates and deadlines; chasing overdue/missing reports to minimise delays
  • Own, manage and enforce the quality assurance process for project deliverables ensuring that quality is maintained, there is consistency across the department and all Project artefacts are delivered on-time
  • Report through management any breaches or non-compliance of defined standards and/or methodologies.
  • Administer surveys to collect data for Project Implementation Reviews providing recommendations for improvement
  • Own and maintain the Projects Dashboard ensuring that it is up to date and accurately reflects the current state of all known projects
  • Maintain the Head Office Reporting tool from a UK perspective by inputting all actual and projected project costs whilst ensuring that these costs align with agreed project and departmental budgets
  • To carry out any other task associated with the role as reasonably requested

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience within a fast-paced Project Management role
  • Be available to start working immediately
  • Good personal organisation; ability to prioritise workload and manage own time
  • Effective communication
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and diplomacy skills to monitor diverse groups
  • Good level of numeracy; able to interpret numerical data quickly and effectively
  • Good eye for detail; able to spot variances and anomalies
  • Ability to challenge constructively and supportively (including upwards)
  • Resilience and calmness under pressure
  • Intermediate ability with standard Microsoft Office packages and MS Project

If you want to take the next step with your career and you are interested in this Project Management Officer role, please apply or contact me at

Reference: 34518158

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