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Project Support Coordinator

Job Description

Hi all I'm currently recruiting for a Project Support Coordinator in the Birmingham area. Please see below for more details.

Rate - £13- £16.17 PAYE Per hour

Hours - 37.5 Hours Per week

Location - Birmingham

The post holder will provide administrative support to the Project Managers and Programme Managers of one of the three major work areas within the resulting Digital Technology Services work plan, acting independently to resolve day-to-day project related issues.

* IT Infrastructure - to create a robust and resilient IT infrastructure across the Trust with supporting monitoring and auditing systems.

The post holder also acts as the first point of contact for project enquiries, maintains project documentation and resources and assists the Project Managers and Programme Managers in project planning maintaining the project information systems.

Responsible for

The post holder will not have any line management or supervisory responsibiltiies.

The post holder will be resposble for raising and tracking orders for systems, hardware, network sites etc, keeping track of financial expenditure and supporting the production of financial papers and supporting material for orders such as single tender waivers.

Main Duties

1. To support the overall programme of work to achieve the successful implementation of both short and long term and both local and national IT projects throughout the organisation.

2. To take responsibility for ensuring that all projects are run to PRINCE2 standards and that an auditable trail exists throughout the life of the project.

3. Identifies where the projects are not managed according to the Trust's adopted standard methodology (PRINCE2 or authorised derivatives) and advises corrective action.

4. Working with the Project Managers and Programme Managers to ensure the production of the required products.

5. Controlling the receipt, identification, storage and issue of all project products, including such items as server or network hardware, software assets.

6. Providing information and answering queries on the status of all products.

7. Developing and preparing project plans in conjunction with the project team as requested by the Project Managers and Programme Managers.

8. Providing feedback on project progress as and when required.

9. Identifies where the projects are not managed according to the Trust's adopted standard methodology (PRINCE 2 or authorised derivatives) and advises corrective action.

10. Develops aspects of specifications to be used in any tendering process for services and/or equipment.

11. Contributing to the identification, analysis and documentation of project risks and issues.

12. Undertake surveys related to the project.

13. To contribute to the development of business cases, with documentation in line with local and national standards.

14. To contribute the development of Project Brief and Project Initiation Documentation (PID) and analysing and reporting on departures from the PID.

15. Assist in the preparation of lessons learned reports, facilitate the preparation of the end of project reports, and support the preparation of specific option appraisals

Applicants should be confident in their own abilities and keen learners in order to fulfil the role to the best of your ability. If this sounds like you, and if you want to discuss the role further then please contact Matt at Service Care Solutions Ltd on 01772 208953, or alternatively send an updated CV to