Project Support Officer (Strategic Projects Team), Lambeth

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Oasis Community LearningLambeth
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SP 17 to SP 21 National pay scale (£24,313 to £26,317) and SP 18 to SP 22 Inner London pay scale (£28,245 to £30,333) + Expenses + Local Government Pension Scheme
Contract term: Fixed Term

An exciting opportunity to join the Strategic Projects team at Oasis Community Learning.

We are currently seeking an organised and enthusiastic Project Support Officer to lead all aspects of the administrative function of the delivery of projects in the Strategic Projects Team. You will be working across projects that are part of the organisation’s portfolio of strategic projects including strategic organisation development projects, new academies joining Oasis, new free schools and significant organisational change projects.

Join an organisation dedicated to transforming lives and communities today!

About Oasis Community Learning

Born of the global Oasis charity, we are one of the largest multi-academy trusts in the UK. By joining our family of staff you will be joining a growing department, working alongside people dedicated to helping our students realise their potential. We wish to transform the lives of our communities and support our young people and staff through their journeys with Oasis.


About the Role

We are looking for an individual to provide all the necessary project specific and administrative support to the Senior Project Manager, Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers, enabling them to effectively deliver the programme of projects on time, within budget and within scope, meeting the needs of the organisation. You will require excellent communication and organisational skills and will involve liaising at all levels internally as well as working externally with Local Authorities, the DfE and other external contractors. 

You will responsible for driving the work of the strategic projects team forward whilst implementing new ideas and new strategies. It is a truly fantastic opportunity to make your mark and work alongside colleagues to embed the rigour of project management throughout the organisation. 

The ideal candidate will:

• Experience of working in a project management environment, using a range of project management documentation and tools, including the MS Office suite. 

• Be educated to degree level (or equivalent level)

• Excellent written and verbal communication

• Reliable with excellent time keeping and ability to always meet deadlines.

• Self-motivated, with a ‘can-do’ approach to problem solving, focused on delivery

• Have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

• A willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.


What Oasis Offers:

In return for your hard work we will offer you:

• A strong Continuous Professional Development programme with training opportunities

• A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment

• A competitive pension scheme 

• A generous annual leave allowance of 25 + 8 (Bank Holiday) days per year rising to 30 + 8 after two years of service.

If this might be something of interest to you and you have experience working within a project management environment then we would be keen to hear from you.

To apply for the position, please send your completed application form and equal opportunities details to oclrecruitment@oasisuk.org by 12:00 PM on Friday 30th August 2019. 

To find out more about the position, please contact oclrecruitment@oasisuk.org and we will arrange for someone to contact you. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CV APPLICATIONS ALONE.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks



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