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Title Project Support
Ref HE/3815
Directorate Major Projects
Preferred Location Manchester
Salary £23,893 - £25,087
Number of Positions 2
Working Pattern Full Time
Closing Date 25 Apr 2017

About Us

We are responsible for operating, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads. Consider that a third of all traffic, two thirds of heavy goods vehicles, and 98% of UK businesses rely on them, and you can see why our roads, and what we do, matters so much.

It’s why we’re so grateful to our c 4,500 employees around the country. When you work with us, you're helping to connect communities, sustain business and support the economy. And with responsibility for major projects, working here is also a great move for your career.

Job Description

To contribute to the delivery of programmes and projects; providing flexible administrative support. Work to tight deadlines, whilst providing a quality service.

Day to Day:

  • Provide support to Programme Support Manager
  • Organise and prepare for project reviews
  • Provide customer liaison, explaining and clarifying issues with members of the public, stakeholders and business partner
  • Respond to written correspondence/enquiries within required timescales, liaising with Assistant Project Manager to ensure accuracy and tone is correct.
  • Identify efficiencies and contribute to continuous improvement of services  target
  • Review and update plans and communications.
  • Manage and update financial/programme forecasts.
  • Comply with statutory and internal process and procedure and maintain accurate financial and administrative records.
  • To oversee and assist with the collation and analysis of data as required.
  • Effectively monitor and coordinate the flow of information into project inboxes, ensuring that all requests are actioned appropriately within given timescales.
  • Provide financial project support utilising internal financial systems ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Contribute to improvements which minimise risk to the health, safety and welfare of colleagues and stakeholders and carry out any tasks identified to the post in the Level 2 and relevant 2a Organisational Health & Safety RACI charts (training will be provided)

About you: 

  • Competent user of Microsoft office, including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Experience of working in a project support role / project environment 
  • Experience of working in an office environment

We look forward to hearing from you. So we can really get to know you and what you can offer, please include a CV with your application.

You’re also encouraged to include a covering note explaining how you're a great match for us: tell us how your skills, experience and qualifications meet the role, and Highways England, requirements.

And to avoid disappointment, please apply as soon as possible. We’re expecting this role to be popular, so we may need to close the advert early if response is strong.

Help keep England moving.

Apply at recruitment.highways.gov.uk/

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