Project Support Officer – Human Resources

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Project Support Officer - Human Resources
Interim Position

Bournemouth 5244204

Posted: 25th January 2024 09:03
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.00 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    30 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

  • BOURNEMOUTH, Dorset,

    BH2 6DY

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Interim Project Support Officer - Human Resources

Reference no: Bournemouth 5244204  

Pay rate: £20.00 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 30 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3-4 months   


Hybrid working

An HR Project Support Officer is required to be an integral and active member of the project team working collaboratively with colleagues to support the delivery of the project in an effective and timely manner. Data analysis experience plus experience in complex/ contentious queries is essential for this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the effective delivery of the project’s objectives working collaboratively as part of a project team, the wider HR function and with Service Unit colleagues.
  • Provide support to the project team in organising project activities, preparing presentations, monitoring progress, facilitating and note taking at key project related meetings, including presentations, workshops and staff engagement events.
  • Manage the flow and effective sharing of information within the project team and across the organisation.
  • Engage with the wider HR function and services to ensure that changes that could impact the project are identified and tracked as appropriate.
  • Undertake both quantitative and qualitive research, analyse the results and present back findings in an organised and structured way to the project team. This will include complex analysis of employee data to understand impacts of new proposals on services and equalities.
  • Assist with the relevant internal governance processes to ensure that direction and authorisations are received at each stage of the project.
  • Set up operational systems and procedures required by the project and support their transition into business as usual.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

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.

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


  • CIPD qualified desirable.



  • Must have data analysis experience plus experience in complex/ contentious queries.
  • Job evaluation knowledge desirable.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Understanding and proven application of policies and procedures.


Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and literacy skills – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to collate and present information in a clear manner.
  • Prepared to work flexibly in a fast moving and constantly changing environment.
  • High level of resilience, attention to detail, emotional intelligence, calm under pressure etc.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).
  • Must be able to travel, using public or other forms of transport where they are viable, or by holding a valid UK driving licence with access to own or pool car.


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Job Ref: Bournemouth 5244204
Project Support Officer - Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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Project Support Officer - Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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