Project Support Officer

  • Employer: North Somerset Council
  • Reference: CSPO0082
  • Published: Wed 15/11/2023, 14:36 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 30/11/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,024 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: Hybrid
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Project Support Officer

About the role

Here in North Somerset, we have a vision to be open, fair and green.  We are building a central Programme Management Office (PMO) to support excellent Project Management at NSC, and you will be a key team member of this PMO. You will have the opportunity to build your project management experience whilst supporting a variety of projects that will significantly reshape the development and delivery of council services, impact how our organisation works and improve the lives of our residents and our businesses.

As Project Support Officer, you will play an important role in developing and maintaining project management tools and ensuring accurate data collection and reporting of portfolios of projects. You will help promote best practice in project management throughout North Somerset Council.

This is a twelve-month fixed-term post.

What we are looking for…

We are looking for someone with knowledge and understanding of project management methods and delivery.  You should have strong IT skills across the Microsoft suite with at least intermediate skills in Excel. Power BI skills would be a bonus. We value strong communication skills and experience of partnership and team working is required.

Experience of or an aptitude for analysing data and preparing and presenting information clearly and confidently is also required.

There has never been a better time to join North Somerset Council.

This role is flexible meaning you aren’t required to be in the office five days a week. We’re interested in the work you do, not where you do it, and welcome a conversation with the successful candidate on what working for North Somerset Council looks like for you. 

As well as flexibility in how we work we also offer:

  • Opportunity to undertake Project Management training
  • A friendly, supportive working environment.
  • Flexi-time scheme meaning starting and finishing your day around not just the business need but your home life commitments.
  • Up to 32 days annual leave depending on length of service and an additional annual leave purchase scheme.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Electric Vehicle and Cycle to Work Salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Ongoing training and continued professional development.

More information about our extensive benefits package can be found here;

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Nikki Wood, Senior Project Manager on

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 06 December 2023

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

North Somerset Council – Open, Fairer, Greener.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.



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