Project Support Officer (PSO)
Programme Management Services
PROJECT SUPPORT OFFICER
Permanent posts - Central Scotland
Agenda for Change Band 5
Programme Management Services (PgMS) is one of the largest and fastest growing centres of excellence in portfolio, programme and project management in Scotland. We are a national provider of specialist transformation services to the NHS and wider public sector and are looking for a number of experienced Project Support Officers to support the delivery of a range of exciting and innovative change initiatives. In PgMS we work with our clients across a range of programmes to solve problems, co-design and co-deliver transformational change and improve outcomes. Our work spans diverse areas such as mental health, laboratory and diagnostic services and NHS Scotland's response to COVID-19, from Inverness to the Borders.
We offer employees a very competitive benefits package which supports you to balance life with work, as well as a generous pension scheme and discounts on leisure and shopping experiences. We also provide excellent training and learning opportunities, plus employee support services.
The successful candidates will be professional, confident, self-motivated and have strong organisational and communication skills. You will bring the ability to prioritise and forward plan your workload to meet deadlines whilst maintaining a high-quality service in a busy changing environment.
Knowledgeable in coordinating all project phases you will be able to demonstrate recent experience and success of working within a project office environment. Experience in supporting workshops and delivering training would also be beneficial for this role.
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on 19th April 2021 and it is anticipated that all interviews will be virtual and will take place during April - May 2021. Due to anticipated high levels of interest, please note the closing date may be subject to change and be brought forward, so candidates are advised to apply sooner rather than later.
It should also be noted that unless there are exceptional circumstances, successful candidates will start on the salary scale minimum.
The majority of correspondence will be sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).
NHS National Services Scotland is the common name of the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service. NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.