Project Support Officer

  • £27,830 - 32,236 pro rata
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University Of Kent

Are you a self motivated individual with excellent IT skills who is able to work independently? As a Project Support Officer you will, as part of a team, co-ordinate and organise the annual IS roadmap planning process to support a number of strategic themes in Information Services (IS). This sets the IS change vision and underpins the IS operational plan which contributes towards the ambitious change programme undertaken by Information Services.

As Project Support Officer you will:

 Provide expert guidance, coaching and support to colleagues during the whole project lifecycle to contribute to successful project outcomes

 Facilitate and co-ordinate strategic planning sessions ensuring that the benefits of progress of activity are clearly aligned to Information Services and University objectives

 Ensure that actions resulting from programme boards and the Library Management Group are tracked and actioned appropriately

To be successful in this role you will have:

 Been educated to degree level or equivalent experience

 Excellent understanding of project management tools and methodologies

 The ability to analyse and evaluate issues, situations and data

 Experience of working in a customer support, liaison or other support role

Information Services is comprised of four sections: Customer Support, Library Collections and IT Development together directly support almost all areas of University activity, and the Planning and Administration section supports the work of the department. The IT Support Services subsection of Customer Services is responsible for the support and operation of all live central IT systems on the University’s Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge campuses.

This position is part time (0.6 FTE) and fixed term until the 23 September 2020

Start date for applications: 14 Dec 2018

Closing date for applications: 25 Jan 2018

Interviews are to be held: 05 Feb 2018

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on [email protected] quoting ref number: OTR1955.

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: OTR1955