Project Support Officer

Liverpool £ 28,000 - £ 30,800 p.a plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013996

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The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is a major success story. One of the UK‘s most advanced Research & Technology Organisations, championing world leading manufacturing and engineering innovation.


Created in 2011, it represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and has since grown to a team of over 800 spread several facilities covering not only R&D, but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design across multiple businesses and sectors.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit from launch, we seek career driven and agile talent from industry, academia, and other leading organisations to work in this truly unique centre of excellence.


Benefits - beyond salary, the MTC provides one of the most extensive and progressive benefits packages available, designed to inspire, develop and reward employees to the full including:


  • Fully flexible working including compressed hours, remote working, part-time hours, flexible start and finish times. And career breaks. Tell us what works for you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying!  

  • Enhanced Holiday leave with accumulated days plus option to buy & sell

  • Private Health Insurance from Vitality Health

  • Life Insurance

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • Income Protection in the event of long-term illness or incapacity to work

  • Salary Sacrifice (tax efficient Bike 2 Work plus Car Lease Scheme including competitive on-site EV charging)

  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity support

  • Professional subscriptions paid plus access to Leadership Academy

  • Long service recognition plus contribution awards

  • Envious working environment with free parking, excellent public transport links, employee discounts and on-site canteen, plus more 



The Role    


The Project Support Officer role is for an individual willing to demonstrate their capability with PMO and Programme Management as a competent business support professional.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and deliver a high volume inbox of project-related tasks

  • Collect and input data in to project trackers and databases

  • Ensure thorough governance of the project lifecycle through agreed project management methods, standards and processes

  • Provide support to theme areas and other programmes employees and enable cost effective Project Administration

  • Advocacy and management of Change and Best Practise

  • Supporting Project managers and coordinators in the use of Microsoft Project and other project tools; specifically ensuring that project plans are kept up to date to ensure reports to senior management team are accurate

  • Reviewing and reporting project budget and finances



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Project Support Officer will have/be:

  • Identify and manage collaborative relationships across a broad range of internal stakeholders

  • Actively engage senior level support when required and have experience in stakeholder management

  • Contribution to governance review meetings/metric reporting meetings, effectively delivering projects status updates

  • Be able to comment on process improvements and deliver change management/training to wider business

  • Comfortable with having difficult conversations, surrounding governance and control on projects

  • A key part of this role involves communicating with senior internal stakeholders. Applicants will need to be comfortable with the flexibility across projects/project roles due to the ever-changing environment.

  • Member of APM or APM PMQ preferred. Basic understanding of what project management is as a discipline, the fundamentals of project management life-cycle, and what the role of a project professional is, essential.

  • Experience of analysing data and information, and can demonstrate the ability to make decisions/ recommendations based on the information and data available.



Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.


To apply for the position of Project Support Officer forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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