Project Support Officer, Project Support, Project Officer, HEO, SEO.
Your new company
You will be working for an organisation that is a government-owned company wholly owned by HM Treasury. It operates as an arm's length body of HM Treasury, working across government to ensure that publicly owned assets achieve value for money for the taxpayer.
The aims of this organisations are to:
* Prepare and execute all significant corporate asset sales by the UK Government;
* Advise on all major UK Government financial interventions into corporate structures;
* Act as shareholder for those arm's length bodies of the UK Government that are structured to allow a meaningful shareholder function and for other assets facing complex transformations; and
* Advise on major UK Government negotiations with corporates.
Your new role
The focus for the role will be to provide support for the project management, communications and data work-streams of the transaction working closely with other members of the interdisciplinary team and our external advisers. This provides the opportunity to develop project management and commercial skills (key development areas in the civil service) as well as communication skills, supported by an experienced team with both civil servant and private sector backgrounds.
Key responsibilities will include working with cross departmental stakeholders to monitor project progress and report writing for senior stakeholders, risk and issue identification and management, ensuring clear audit trials for all key meetings, actions and decisions, and support of budget management and planning. There may also be work on governance and assurance. The role will also support the communications for the project, advising on parliamentary and media handling.
What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience of project management is desirable (but not essential), however successful candidates need to be proactive, flexible and willing to learn on a fast paced transaction.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
1. Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, to manage a busy workload to tight deadlines, and to respond flexibly to new pressures.
2. Experience of building and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals at all ranges, including senior stakeholders and external stakeholders.
3. Ability to keep abreast of a wide range of often technically complex issues, and to engage effectively to manage risks and identify opportunities.
4. Ability to use clear and effective written and oral communications, adapting style and method appropriately to audience.
What you'll get in return
In return, you will join the organisation on a 3 year FTC being paid between £37,000 - £40,000.
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