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Job summary

Main area
Projects
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
050-AC919-0822
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Bangor, Wrexham, Bowen Court
Town
Bangor, Wrexham, Bowen Court
Salary
£23,949 - £26,282 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
11/09/2022 23:59

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Project Support Officer

Band 4

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

BCU Informatics Programmes – Project Support Officer – Permanent Band 4

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 4 Project Support Officer to support the delivery of a variety of Projects within the portfolio of the Informatics Programme across BCU. The Project Support Officer will assist other project staff in ensuring the programmes required outcomes are successfully achieved by providing high level project and administrative support to more senior members of the project team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder would be expected to have a good level of knowledge and understanding of project processes and methodology to ensure effective management of the project documentation library. The post holder would also have responsibility for work flow within a more complex Work Package to support the delivery of the project. The post holder will be required to act as ‘configuration librarian’ by developing and maintaining the project library, databases and associated resource lists. They will also be required to assist in project planning and monitor plans to ensure the project remains on target, highlighting and escalating any issues and risks proactively.

Working as part of the project team they will be the first point of contact for many staff and will be required to provide support, training and guidance to other project staff, contributing to the development of policies and procedures for their own work area. The post holder will also ensure that standard project management methodologies are applied to progress and successfully deliver projects.The post holder is expected to have a good level of interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders including senior members of the operational and project teams.PRINCE2 Foundation is desirable for this post. Please refer to the Person Specification and Job Description.The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Educated to Diploma level / equivalent level of work experience and knowledge
  • Evidence of Continual Professional Development
Desirable criteria
  • PRINCE II

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Significant experience of working within a demanding/high intensity administrative setting
  • Able to use own initiative and judgement to analyse and resolve complex problems
Desirable criteria
  • Exposure to projects and project management

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to take salient minutes accurately
  • To be able to work independently and on own initiative

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge and understanding of project methodology

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Enthusiastic and motivated individual
  • Work as part of team and on own initiative

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Rhiannon Hodges
Job title
Assistant Project Manager
Email address
rhiannon.hodges@wales.nhs.uk
Additional information

Gemma Richards, Senior Project Support Officer (gemma.richards3@wales.nhs.uk)

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