Brook Street

Project Officer

Brook Street
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Up to £13.06 per hour
01 Aug 2018
29 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I have a fantastic opportunity with NHS Digital for a Project Officer role based in Leeds. This role is a temporary assignment for initially 6 months with view to being extended thereafter


The Project Officer manages the day to day support of the delivery of a number of projects or programmes at NHS Digital. The role requires excellent communication and organisational skills, experience of working within multi-disciplinary teams, and the ability to build positive working relationships with senior stakeholders, both internally and externally, up to Director Level.

Key Tasks & Deliverable:

The Project Officer will:
" Be responsible for handling multiple sources of information and producing a range of products, such as project plans, risk logs and reports, to ensure effective delivery across the project life-cycle.
" Identify key internal and external contacts at a range of levels, to understand their needs and manage their expectations, building a network of stakeholders to share information and achieve results
" Be responsible for planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities by developing and maintaining programme or project plans.
" Monitor project/programme budgetary spend and contribute to the compilation of budgets through annual business planning round and, where required, business case development.
" Be responsible for project information management systems, ensuring requests for information and data such as for assurance reviews, are met.
" Undertake the delivery of small projects, work streams and specific project deliverable, in-line with project expectations and quality standards.
" Have direct responsibility for the management of staff, such as project support officers.

Skills and Qualifications:

" Educated to degree level, or equivalent experience.
" Recognised project management qualification at foundation level such as PRINCE2 or Agile, or equivalent experience.
" Advanced level of Microsoft Office products, working knowledge of Microsoft Project and SharePoint or similar software.
" Practical knowledge or proven experience of programme or project management practices, tools & techniques including design and implementation of programme or project processes.

Key Attributes:

" People Focused: You value and promote positive relationships with colleagues, customers and the public and are responsive to their needs.
" Trustworthy: You act with integrity, impartiality and openness and in the best interests of the public.
" Professional: You deliver on your commitments by applying the highest levels of expertise, conduct and personal responsibility.
" Innovative: You actively embrace change and bring new ideas to deliver excellent services for your customers and better outcomes for the public.

If this sounds like the role for you, call Niza today on 0118 9588990 or email your CV at