Senior Project Officer

Full Time

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Our client is looking for a Senior Project Officer

Client Details

A leading organisation


Manage the work and delivery outcomes of a range of projects and initiatives, within agreed timescales and budget, using initiative to proactively develop them in an effective manner
* Work closely with project Clinical Leads to effectively achieve project objectives and milestones within budget and timescales
* Work effectively and professionally with external organisations to achieve project deliverables
* Provide written and verbal update reports to the project funder, including financial status, in line with the terms in the funding grant letter
* Be able to effectively promote and market relevant aspects of projects and gain good engagement from the profession to participate in CPD activities and events
* Internally and externally – through approved channels, raise the profile of the work within your remit to a high standard, so that colleagues, our membership, stakeholders etc. are aware of the work
* Write high quality project proposals and business cases, including budget income and expenditure, to secure funding for new projects and initiatives
* Provide a range of information and reports to the Projects and Initiatives Team Manager, Head of org in Scotland, Scottish Council (four meetings per year), UK Council and other internal meetings as required
* Work effectively and collaboratively across different sectors to reflect changes to the health agenda, including secondary and social care
* Organise and service meetings of varying sizes and complexity, preparing papers, taking accurate minutes and following up on actions


* HND or equivalent experience
* Experience of working in an NHS environment, knowledge of professional organisations and their workings preferred
* Proven project management experience
Knowledge / Skills / Attributes
* Excellent standards of numeracy and literacy
* Excellent communication, influencing, collaboration and negotiating skills with personnel at all levels
* Able to lead, motivate and develop staff
* An understanding of budget setting and management
* Excellent understanding of general practice and primary care; awareness of health policy environment, able to keep up-to-date with changes in the health service
* A good understanding of marketing and communication principles in order to promote projects and initiatives to a wide range of audiences and to negotiate with external sponsors
* A self-starter, able to work flexibly and on own initiative
* Excellent time management and planning skills
* Ability to manage competing demands and conflicting deadlines, work methodically, achieve targets and respond to changing needs
* Excellent report writing skills; able to process and communicate complex information
* Able to handle complex and delicate situations, requiring tact, diplomacy and tenacity
* Able to make decisions and implement changes based on information and facts gathered
* A team player

Job Offer

A candidate from a relevant project background