Project Support Officer

LocationAgile Working Policy, divided between our office in Mann Island, Liverpool, and working from home.
Salary£32,076 - £34,834
Closing Date9 June 2024

Employer Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority

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Are you an experienced administrator? Do you possess excellent project support skills?  Do you want to be part of our friendly and innovative team that is set to deliver an exciting new waste project?

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority is seeking the services of a Project Support Officer to assist with a significant stage in its development. Reporting directly to the Project Manager, this will be a crucial role in supporting our future waste services procurement programme.

Key areas of work will include implementing and maintaining appropriate systems to enable effective planning and scheduling of project activities; establishing and maintaining project controls; preparing project performance reports; presenting statistics; and researching new information.

 About You

  • You will have a sound knowledge of all relevant IT applications including Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • You will possess a professional and personable demeanour, with the ability to navigate between competing priorities.
  • You will be a diligent operator and effective communicator.
  • You will already possess or be keen to acquire a well-rounded knowledge upon the ever-developing waste sector.

Essential Skills / Experience

  • Previous experience working as a member of a large project team, or a project manager for a small, low complexity project.
  • Previous experience of monitoring resources and budgets.
  • Previous experience of creating and maintaining project or programme delivery plans, so that delivery, progress, costs and benefits can be identified and managed.
  • Previous experience of building productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as project managers and business owners; including the identification of risks, issues and dependencies and seeking agreements/trade-offs to keep delivery on track.


 About Us

We are Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority.

Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) is a strategic waste and resource management authority, leading on the recycling and management of municipal waste across the Liverpool City Region.

 We serve more than 1.5 million people living in the Liverpool City Region.

Working with our partner authorities, we aim to deliver waste solutions that are as efficient, effective and environmentally sustainable as possible. We want to reduce the environmental impacts of waste, including the emission of greenhouse gases. We want to increase reuse and repair and improve recycling and composting rates and to deliver new infrastructure solutions that will be cost-effective and support continuous improvement.

Benefits of working at Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority include:

  • Agile Working Policy, divided between our office in Mann Island, Liverpool, and working from home.
  • Contribution to Local Government Pension Scheme via Merseyside Pension Fund.
  • Access to a range of exclusive discounts and benefits via Wellbeing Solutions.
  • 27 holidays, plus 8 Bank Holidays per annum.

 If you are interested in finding out more and applying for this role, please read the Job Description and Person Specification and visit www.merseysidewda.gov.uk to download an application form or email enquiries@merseysidewda.gov.uk

 Closing date for applications is Sunday 9th June 2024.

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