Programme or project administrator

Provides a range of general administrative assistance to a programme or a project.

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Job title

Programme or Project Administrator


Provides a range of general administrative assistance to a programme or a project

Average competence level

Level 1.5

Accountable to

Project manager or business manager

Responsible for


Key staff relationships

Accountable for project specific outputs to project manager.

Liaison with all project team members.

Main accountabilities

Support the programme or project team in general administrative tasks such as meeting organisation, minute taking and distribution, filing, timesheet collation and project team availability.

Person specification

Career experience – previous projects experience or relevant experience gained in an environment that demonstrates organisational and administrative skills

Project experience - previous experience of working in a project environment.

Education – ‘A’ level or equivalent

Qualifications –

Skills – drive, commitment, confidence, communication, organising, flexibility, administration

Programme and project management competence levels

Required average is Level 1.5 across 11 of the 15 areas.  Minimum levels:


·         Risk management (Level 2)

·         Change control (Level 2)

·         Monitoring and control (Level 2)

·         Others (Level 1)


Excluded areas:

·         Contract negotiation

·         Leadership and vision

·         Benefits realisation

·         Line management



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