Programme Support Officer

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 15 September 2016

Salary: 21,220 - 24,565
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 14 October 2016
Job ref. no.: IRC3775

Information Services

Programme Support Officer – Fixed term 12 months

£21,220 - £24,565

The Business Systems Modernisation Programme

The board’s goals are to co-ordinate the transformation of several of Heriot-Watt University’s administrative processes and information systems– delivering an architecture which better-supports our campuses, enables more-efficient use of staff time, and aligns with University strategy.

The programme will be initiating projects and directing resources to meet its objectives and there will need to be careful co-ordination between those projects. This role presents an exciting opportunity to play a key role at the core of this programme.
The programme will be managed from Information Services(IS).

Reporting to the Head of Project Services, Programme Support Officer will provide administration and programme/project management support for The Business Systems Modernisation Programme and associated projects.

Job Purpose:

  • To work as part of the Programme to provide an efficient and effective projects delivery service to the University.
  • To carry professional administrative responsibility, within the IS directorate, for the efficient and effective delivery of selected major projects as funded by the University/external funding bodies.
  • To take ownership of and manage a wide range of major and minor administrative, process and procedure tasks within the project management process.  Contribute to the preparation and updating of the projects delivery strategy as required.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website

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Ref: IRC3775

Closing date:  14th October 2016

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