Project Support Officers

Project support officers assist in the organisation, planning, monitoring and direction of a project and ensure it is adequately resourced and on schedule.


New workers
£ 17,644
£ 29,114
£ 45,817

Available jobs

In the past year there were 62,660 vacancies for this type of job

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People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Monitors the progress of the project and provides updates to project team, clients and other stakeholders.

  • Liaises with and ensures effective communication between the project team, other departments, the project manager, the client and/or senior management.

  • Advises on project procedures and assists the project team in decision making.

  • Creates and maintains a project timetable, helps ensure the project proceeds on schedule and manages relevant administrative elements of the project.

  • Analyses project components, organises them into a logical sequence and establishes the minimum time required for the project.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Project Management

  • Procurement

  • Project Planning

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Agile Methodology

  • Construction

  • Change Management

  • Finance

  • Risk Management

  • Project Documentation

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Leadership

  • Governance

  • Problem Solving

  • Operations

  • Detail Oriented

  • Coordinating

  • Customer Service

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.