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Project Support Officer

Band 5

Main area: Project Support Officer

Grade: 5

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job ref: 349-RES-160-19

Site: Health Innovation Manchester

Town: Manchester

Salary: £24,214 – £30,112 per annum

Closing: 01/10/2019

Operating in conjunction with the wider work of the devolution agenda, Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) is an academic health science system leading a programme of innovation across the entire health and social care community to ensure population health needs are met in the most efficient and cost-effective way.

Established to drive innovation into the system, the role of Health Innovation Manchester is to act as a systems enabler, partnering with academia, industry and healthcare providers, helping to connect emerging research with industry innovators, accelerating the development and adoption of innovations and aligning them with the region’s most pressing health and social care challenges.

The Project Support Officer will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service, supporting senior managers and staff within the PMO team, in coordinating, planning and scheduling programmes across the organisation’s portfolio; from project initiation through to final completion and revenue realisation.

Supporting the delivery of projects to agreed business requirements, agreed timescales and budgets in line with corporate project management standards; take responsibility for creating and motivating teams as appropriate. Working with stakeholders, to ensure that projects meet business requirements, specifically ensuring the benefits realisation plans are in place and delivered. Ensuring effective project communications so that all stakeholders receive timely accurate and appropriate information and are able to provide their input to the project.

Based on defined responsibilities, take accountability for ownership of project deliverables and day-to-day management of project issues including escalation where required. Identifies risks and issues and recommends control measure and actions.

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