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Programme Briefing Assurance Officer

Programme Briefing Assurance Officer

Posted 29 September by Pertemps Scotland
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Programme Briefing & Assurance Officer
Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in Edinburgh to recruit for a Programme Briefing and Assurance Officer in the Public Sector on a temporary basis for an initial 3 Months with potential extension. D/R: £200 - £235 (Inside IR35)

The team is responsible for liaising with service teams and the Digital Assurance Office (DAO) to coordinate, facilitate and support all assurance activity as required. Both teams work across the Programme to ensure follow-up findings, issues and recommendations are actioned accordingly.

This role offers scope for development in a supportive and exciting environment, including ministerial exposure, and may also involve line management responsibilities.

Main Duties
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders, and with colleagues across the Directorate and wider Government, to support the communication of Programme work at Ministerial level and more broadly.
  • Work with Policy Division and Agency Implementation Division to ensure Programme objectives are reflected in the development of communications and briefing capacity and approach.
  • Undertake the drafting of Ministerial briefings and other correspondence.
  • Oversee the coordination and drafting of a range of materials, including Programme input for high level meetings, PQs, FMQs, FOIs and other requests.
  • Provide administrative support for BEP and Assurance teams as well as the wider Programme as and when required, including managing team mailboxes.
  • Organise team meetings, prepare the agenda, arrange suitable IT links, circulate papers, take minutes and ensure action points are taken forward.
  • Provide support on the upkeep of key logs, documentation, and templates.
  • The ability to draft accurate and informative advice, briefing and correspondence.
  • A proven track record of developing constructive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise competing tasks and workload effectively.
  • Good analytical skills, the ability to draw on a range of evidence to make links to intended Programme outcomes, and comfortable with detail.
  • Good IT skills and confidence in the use of Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Disclosure Scotland Certificate alongside BPSS Security Clearance will be required if successful

Reference: 40979104

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