Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Project & Portfolio Officer (SAMPID)


Research, Innovation and Impact Services

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 Qualified to degree level or an equivalent professional qualification E A/I
2 A project management qualification (i.e. Prince 2, etc.) D A/I
3 Experience of ERDF project management E A/I
4 Experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously D A/I
5 Strong financial and resource management experience and ability and understanding of ERDF regulations E A/I
6 Knowledge and understanding of project management frameworks, systems and processes E A/I
7 Ability to communicate effectively - speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques E A/I
8 Creative thinker and problem solver with the ability to assess situations, identify problems and their causes, gather and process relevant information, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem E A/I
9 Ability to set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities E A/I
10 The ability to manage internal and external professional relationships in a positive and proactive way E A/I
11 A strong team player with an inclusive and purposeful team-based approach E A/I
12 Willingness to work flexibly E A/I
13 A commitment to the University’s values, aims and objectives E A/I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview