Project Officer York






York, North Yorkshire

Job Details


Projects Officers, York


We are representing STEM Learning Limited to recruit exceptional Project Managers / Project Officers, educated to  degree level (or with substantial relevant project and contract  management experience) gained within a relevant environment,  to join  this company and their next phase as a world leading organisation  supporting STEM education across the UK.


With excellent  communication, prioritising and planning skills, you should have  experience of working simultaneously on multiple projects, at different  stages, and have the ability to switch from one to another. The ability  to write concise complex reports  and proposals supported by excellent  IT skills is also required.


Projects may be employer, partner or  stakeholder facing and you should be able to demonstrate examples of  effective relationship management external to an organisation.


Projects Officer Specific role requirements:


Supporting  the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE), the successful  Project Officer will undertake a range of duties including but not  limited to:

  • Supporting the management of school based computer hub contracts, overseeing and driving performance management
  • Working  across the wider National Centre for Computing Education consortium  engaging with teams from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and the  Raspberry Pi Foundation
  • Supporting the Regional Network team to manage the Computing Hub Network to achieve high performing Hubs across England
  • Working across STEM Learning teams to deliver work packages as agreed with the relevant managers across the programmes
  • Supporting the Network team to contract manage poor performance and implement actions as required
  • Supporting the work of the Programme Managers and to deliver support for Governance structures within the consortium
  • Working  closely with officials within the Department for Education and  supporting the preparation of the monthly reporting to the Department
  • Coordinate elements of the forward transformation of the programme, and oversee its implementation.
  • Supporting the project management of impact and evaluation work linked to pupil testing.
  • Working  with education and communications staff to identify and, where  appropriate, implement mitigating actions or to escalate issues.
  • Implementing  effective monitoring to measure progress towards agreed targets and  milestones and agreeing, and implementing appropriate remedial actions  as required.
  • Ensuring that sub-contracting and partnership  arrangements for the programme are appropriate and managed effectively,  using best practice procurement and contract management processes to  manage sub-contractors.

The Projects Officer will contribute to cross-cutting activities ensuring best practice  contract and project management within STEM Learning and across the  consortium. An appreciation and understanding of STEM education and / or  working  with the voluntary sector is therefore helpful but not  essential.


Salary Circa £29k. Access to the USS pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and a wide range of staff benefits.


We  are working in partnership with STEM Learning directly so please get in  touch via email or telephone with the team at One to One Recruitment in  York ASAP for an immediate interview


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