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IT Project Assistant

  • Job reference: ALT 156
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Corporate Services
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Job description: Role: Project Assistant
Location: Leeds, LS1
Work pattern: Fulltime - 37 hours, Mon-Fri
Start date: Mid-August
Contract: 13 month contract

I'm looking for an experienced IT Project Assistant to join a local authority on a 13-month contract. The purpose of this role is to oversee a wide range of IT projects which will be delivered in partnership with the IT team. You will support the team in the delivery of complex projects and lead the delivery of smaller scale projects and initiatives. You will be a visible and enthusiastic team member with a collaborative working style and have the ability to build excellent working partnerships at all levels.

Key Responsibilities
*You will understand the customer need and reflect all stakeholder requirements when developing specifications.
*You will develop plans that establish expected results, when results will be achieved, determine priorities and agree the resources required to deliver the project.
*You will support with securing funding approvals.
*You will work collaboratively with legal, finance and purchasing departments to procure and contract with external suppliers.
*You Ensure delivery in accordance with agreed plans.
*You will support with the appointment and commercial/technical management of consultants and contractors and take full responsibility for a number of smaller commissions and contracts.
*To deputise for the Project Manager as required.
*Significate experience of working within IT projects
*Educated to degree level or have equivalent practical experience.
*Have a knowledge of project management methodologies such as PRINCE2 and have experience of supporting the delivery of projects to time, scope and budget in a fast paced environment.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Amber at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to