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Project Support

Employer
Primark
Location
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

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Function
Technology
Level
Manager

Job Details

Our Technology teams are right at the heart of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best Technology Specialists in the industry, you'll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape the experience of our customers as part of a forward-thinking team.

As the Project Support Officer, you will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of a business project, working closely alongside the Project Manager.

You will support the Project Manager with the execution of a project which includes scheduling tasks, risk and progress management, liaising with stakeholders, as well as monitoring finances and controlling budgets.

What You'll Get
The world is changing and it's important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it's essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That's why we offer benefits that put you first.
Some of our benefits are:
  • 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  • Flexible Working, the opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  • Primark Perks - Discounts with some local partner businesses to our offices

What You'll Do:
In your role, you'll collaborate with different people across a range of skill sets. Here's a flavour of your day-to-day:
  • Reporting on progress, resources, finance, or costings
  • Support the Project Manager with the maintenance of Budgets and approvals
  • Ensure that the Statement of Works with all Suppliers are up-to-date
  • Be proactive and chase for Purchase Order approvals, Invoice Payments
  • Review the process of key artefacts and including sign-off as per the agreed RACI
  • Support the Project Manager with the projects and mitigating risks
  • Quality assurance, for example through collating data, auditing or compliance checks

What You'll Bring
Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued - so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:
  • Optional Bachelor's degree in project management, business administration, or related field
  • 5+ years experience in project support office and management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience developing and managing budgets
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Optional Master's degree in project management or related field
  • PMP certification
Ready? Good - because we can't wait to see what you can offer. You'll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you'll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you're excited about this role but don't meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future and we'll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility request during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist .

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including the right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.

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