Project and Policy Officer
Suffolk Academies Trust, West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds
Permanent – 37 hours per week
SALARY - £23,679.45 - £25,288.38 depending in on experience
Are you looking for a new challenge?
This is a new role within Suffolk Academies Trust, that will provide administrative, technical and project management support to the Group HR Director (HRD) in managing the overall ‘Shared Services’ project for Eastern Colleges Group. In addition, coordinate the policy and procedure library for West Suffolk College and Suffolk Academies Trust.
Regularly meet with Group HRD and Key Stakeholders / Service Leads to review project progress and arrange meetings with Project Team / Key Stakeholder/Service Leads, when required.
Provide full KPI reporting and data / updates in relation to the Shared Services project, including risks, issues, key milestones and actions.
Responsible for maintaining project documentation which track project progress and filing project documents appropriately. Ensure that all documentation is accurate and has been signed off by the Group HRD.
Identify any potential risks or issues that could impact the progression of the project and escalate these appropriately and in a timely manner. Ability to source or identify solutions is also key.
Monitoring deadlines for each task, regularly ensuring check-ins with Key Stakeholders/Service Leads and report any potential delays to the Group HRD.
Coordinate the policies and procedures library creating a review schedule to endure compliance.
Required qualifications, skills and experience
GSCE English and Maths or equivalent
MS applications (Visio, excel, PowerPoint, word)
Ability to analysis and report information
Writing and implementing project plans
Working with policies and procedures
Strong attention to detail
Ability to maintain an enthusiastic approach to work
Ability to lead project teams
Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently.
Ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure, trouble-shoot, and to meet short- and long-term deadlines
Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send a completed application form to email@example.com , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.
This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing Date: 20th November 2019
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.
The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
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