Interim Contract Support Officer

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Interim Contract Support Officer

PSR 1JP00060632

Posted: 5th August 2022 16:39
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £401 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 7 months

  • Portsmouth
What's involved with this role:

Interim Contract Support Officer -Project / Programme Contract  Support - Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00060632
Pay Rate: Up to £401 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Portsmouth 1-2 DAYS AND WFH

An Interim Contract Support Officer is needed on a contract basis.

You will have demonstrable project / programme contract support experience. Plus, a broad understanding of financial controls & contract delivery.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Creating, managing & developing the transition & contract management plan.
  • Proactively engaging with stakeholders to ensure timely contribution to transition activities.
  • Creating contract governance plans.
  • Developing Performance Reporting information in most beneficial formats to support delivery requirements.
  • Providing input to Project & Contract meetings – capturing & tracking outcomes.
  • Reporting to Delivery Section leader & Transition Manager any anticipated delays in project/contract delivery, issues with dependency deliverables / critical path delays.
  • Liaising with staff – inputting into the risk / benefits & MDAL registers.
  • Updating project registers / schedules – ensuring consistency across workstreams.
  • Providing support to Project, Finance & Commercial functions as directed.

Key Requirements:

  • Demonstrable project / programme contract support experience.
  • A broad understanding of financial controls & contract delivery.
  • Demonstrable issue resolution experience.
  • Excellent communication skills & the ability to collaborate.
  • Expert stakeholder management skills – internal & external.
  • Ability to work on own initiative & demonstrate leadership skills by sharing best practice.
  • Security Clearance: SC

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim Contract Support Officer
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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