Project Support Officer - FTA based in Bangor

This is a Fixed Term Appointment for 14 months, working 18.5 hours per week.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed administrative member of staff to undertake the role of project support officer for a leading project at our CEH Bangor site.  The role is to cover a diverse range of duties to support the project management team of the ‘Environment and Rural Affairs Monitoring and Modelling Programme’ (ERAMMP).  This role will work 18.5 hours per week at our Bangor site.

About the role

  • Administrative support duties for the Project Manager.
  • Purchasing (creating purchase orders, receiving goods when orders arrive, chasing suppliers, liaison with subcontractors, etc.).
  • Organise meeting arrangements, including booking of conferencing facilities, catering, travel tickets and hotels, preparation of agenda and paperwork as required, minute taking and distribution as required.
  • Organise project communication including collation of newsletters, placing information on the project website, collating requests for information required by the project management team.
  • Monitor and report on the project’s compliance against the requirements of the Welsh Language Standards and arrange translation of documents and services according to the standard.
  • Maintain project documents and dissemination of information between project staff.Take responsibility for the project library, storage areas and inventory of items.
  • Maintain databases of sensitive project data.Organise training on project protocols, data protection, data security and other topics.
  • Work with project staff to ensure Health & Safety risk assessments are in the correct format and posted on the CEH intranet.
  • General support functions (e.g. general enquiries including phone enquiries, mailing, emailing,photocopying, collating, formatting documents, filing, archiving and typing, population of corporate databases)


About you

The key skills required for the post are:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Confident and professional communication, good negotiation skills, excellent oral and written English
  • Experience of PC use; familiarity and experience with a range of software, especially Microsoft office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience essential)


What we offer

NERC offer a public sector pension scheme, 30 days’ annual leave and 10½ days’ public and privilege holidays per annum. NERC has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under represented and their applications are particularly welcomed. Guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with disabilities.


How to Apply

Applicants are required to include a CV and cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.

Please send your applicaton documents to

The closing date for applications is 15th May 2018.

The interview date is 24th May 2018

Closing Date: 

15th May 2018


£11,112 (£22,224 FTE)