Project Coordinator – Project Management Office
Kent Fire & Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Maidstone, Kent
Vacancy Reference: VR313
Grade 5: £24,675 to £28,329 per annum
Full time – 37 hours per week
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is seeking to recruit a Project Coordinator to join their existing Project Management Office (PMO) team.
The PMO team are a central resource that provides expertise and support for all project and collaborative working within the Service. They also provide business analysis capability to support business change projects and the Service’s Lean Review programme. The post holder will therefore be a key member of a motivated team, reporting directly to the Project Support Officer.
You will provide project assistance and guidance to managers and project teams in the research, planning and delivery of the Service’s corporate projects. This support includes the development and upkeep of project management documentation, project plans and other project tools, as well as, supporting the process for reporting project progress for all projects in the portfolio. You are also expected to support the team in continuing to develop and promote project maturity within the Service.
You must be able to communicate to a variety of audiences verbally and in writing and be able to work on your own initiative and within a team. The applicant must possess good planning skills and will be expected to facilitate meetings, workshops and focus groups with various stakeholders and departments. You will also need to be able to plan and prioritise your own workload effectively to meet tight deadlines.
You must have experience of working in projects or within a PMO environment, and have knowledge of project management best practices, skills and approaches whilst also having a commitment to working towards qualifications in project management/support by examination.
If you are interested in this role, please complete an online application form in line with the job description and person specification, by 23:59 hours on the 16 May 2018.
Interviews for this post will be held on the 8 June 2018.