Public Inquiry Project Support Officer
UK Health Security Agency
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The role of the Public Inquiry Project Support Officer covers a diverse range of activities to support the delivery of the project's objectives, which will typically be high in complexity.
Main duties of the job
You will enable the smooth running of the project by supporting the Public Inquiry Manager through the operation of project management processes, and the co-ordination of actions and activities on their behalf.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) offers hybrid working - this means that whilst the role will be based in one of our offices, there will be opportunities for an element of working from home. UKHSA have office locations across the UK.
This role can be based at one of our UKHSA offices/locations (Leeds, Manchester, Totnes, London, Horsham, Bristol, Nottingham, Harlow, Liverpool, Fareham, Gloucester, Newcastle and Birmingham) with opportunities for an element of working from home. You will be asked to express a location preference during the application process. The balance between home and workplace working is to be agreed with the line manager, determined primarily by business needs and in line with departmental policy.
*Please be aware that this role can only be worked from within the UK and not overseas. Relocation expenses are not available.*
For more information on the UKHSA please visit: UK Health Security Agency - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
- Learning and development tailored to your role
- An environment with flexible working options
- A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
- A Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%
- Range of health and wellbeing support
Any move to UKHSA from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may however be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at Childcare Choices | 30 Hours Free Childcare, Tax-Free Childcare and More | Help with Costs | GOV.UK
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
- Implement and maintain systems to enable effective planning and scheduling for the project.
- Implement and manage project controls, reporting the project status to the Project Manager by producing Project performance reports.
- Manage and monitor compliance of the project in line with UKHSA guidelines and legislation, including Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity, Security.
- Taking succinct notes of key meetings and following up on agreed action points.
- Developing knowledge by identifying, sharing and promoting practices to create a culture of learning and good practice that supports continuous improvement to optimise delivery.
- Build and maintain strong professional relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
- Draft and sign off correspondence.
- Lead potential risk areas, working with risk managers to resolve issues and escalating where appropriate.
Knowledge and experience
Skills / capabilities / behaviours
Equality and diversity
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).