Project Specialist Officer (SEO Commercial & Finance Lead)
If you have the appetite to work on issues that directly impact the public and have the drive and determination to play a critical role in enabling change, then we want to hear from you!.*
The Home Office
This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.
At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever - and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.
We are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the Home Office. The Home Office keeps the UK secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties and the rule of law. Leading on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counter-terrorism and work to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK.
The Role of a Project Specialist Officer (SEO)
Your role as Project Specialist officer will be to successfully lead the team, large portfolios and projects within a finance/commercial capacity, such as Invoices, expenditures, forecasting, asset management, commercial arrangements within budgets.You will manage and be responsible of the procurement of supplies and services and ensure best/robust practices and guidance at all times. In addition to this you will manage and maintain professional relationships with internal/external stakeholders and co-ordinate project delivery with other teams and suppliers.
Key Outcome & Deliverables
Within the Project Specialist Officer role, you will have solid experience in delivering Project Management delivery and principles such as planning, risk management, reporting, commercial and financial tracking in a Public-sector environment. As part of the role you will produce plans in MSP, Project resource Management, RAIDs whilst building and leading diverse teams of skilled people. Have a background in PMO delivery in a public-sector environment and Co-ordinate project delivery with other teams and suppliers on a daily basis whilst building stakeholder relationships at all levels.
The Project Specialist Officer will also have:
*Deliver Project Management principles ie planning, risk management, reporting, commercial and financial tracking.
*Produce Plans in MSP, Project Resource Management, RAIDs.
*Build and lead diverse teams of skilled people.
*A background in PMO delivery involving network technologies in a public-sector environment.
*Co-ordinate project delivery with other teams and suppliers
*Possess an understanding of Government network standards and policies.
*Some travel required within the role based Salford Manchester and offices based in Croydon (up to twice a month)
*We are especially keen to hear from applicants displaying a strong background in Public Sector with a Finance/Commercial background.
Although this role is advertised as full-time, we are happy to promote part time patterns and flexible working arrangements. Please speak to the Recruiter is this is applicable to you.
Please note successful applicants will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance.
We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.