Project Support Officer

Secondment / Fixed Term OpportunityProject Support Officer – Transformational Change (Ref: 34290)Full Time – 37.5 hours per week for a fixed 12 month period (initially) Band 7 – Salary Range £39,300 – £46,006per annum Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1,895 per annumA Relocation Allowance of up to £4,000 is also available
This contract is for a 12 month fixed-term Project Support Officer post, to support a Programme Manager in creating and running a Programme Management Office (PMO); the PMO will act as a central function to support change to occur in a way that is safe, effective, supported and meaningful. It will enable individuals and teams to embark on change; often taking forward ideas that they have wanted to pursue for some time – knowing that they have the backing of the organisation.

You will provide project management and facilitate delivery of change programmes, transformation and service redesigns across NHS Shetland and the Shetland Health and Social Care Partnership. You will identify synergies between projects and seek to avoid duplication or non value adding activities across the systems. Part of the role will be to ensure that we have a standardised approach and documentation for these projects, co-ordinating resource required to deliver the projects within appropriate timescales. You will be knowledgeable in the principles and practices of agile and lean methodologies and will track progress and create periodic reports for each project. These reports can be used across the NHS/IJB for various reporting requirements.

If this sounds like you then rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity. Your Leadership Development journey will be supported in this role.

If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.

For an informal discussion, please contact Kirsty Brightwell, on 07500127437 or by email at;