United Kingdom
£33,000 - £35,000 per year
Temporary, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, Full-time
Job description

The opportunity

Do you have experience supporting and coordinating programme work which supports the technology we need to do our roles? 

Are you an excellent communicator having previously worked with managers throughout the lifespan of a project?

About the role

We are looking for a Programme Support Officer to join us and provide vital assistance to project & programme managers and support the coordination of project information for internal and external programme stakeholders. You’ll primarily support the programme of change activities from our People and Organisational Development (POD) directorate and will ensure key communication updates are shared. You'll monitor work and progress against plans, preparing reports and supporting documentation, preparing programme board meetings and ensuring projects remain complaint with PMO standards at all times.

About you

With PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent project management training you’ll have a previous track record of working in programme or project support.

With previous experience of successfully working on complex and diverse programmes in large organisations in a programme / programme support role you’ll also have experience of working with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, including senior management. You will also have experience of managing programme financials, tracking and billing.

To be successful in this role you will:
• be highly IT literate with extensive practical experience of the Microsoft Office Suite of applications including MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, MS collaboration tools such as MS Teams and PPM tools.
• have previous experience of working in partnership with multiple stakeholders
• be able to develop presentations and written content for diverse audiences and communication channels
• have an understanding of business change management methodology and key principles for stakeholder engagement 

You'll be happy to be part of a “virtual” team, able to keep in contact and up to date with key work and programmes.  

This is an opportunity to join a team involved in major change within the organisation. We are looking for candidates with a can-do attitude and excellent organisational skills. Ensuring key deadlines are met you'll be someone who wants to be involved in making us a world class organisation.

Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Interview process

The interview process will be held over MS Teams.


About us


By joining our dedicated teams, you will be part of helping to create the next big breakthrough, from heart transplants and pacemakers, to stents and clot busting drugs. We will beat the heartbreak these conditions cause.

Here at the BHF we understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life. Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need; we’re happy to explore what’s possible for you and the role.

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Refreshed on: 03 June 2021
Closing date: 03 July 2021
Tags: IT, Project Management

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