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Project Support Officer – Finance System Project

Vacancy Details

Salary: £23,250 per annum
Location: Boston Spa
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Vacancy Group: Operations
Category: Administration and Operational Support
Date Posted: 06/07/2018
Reference: 02073


Full Time, Fixed Term

Duration - Anticipated project end date  30th June 2019 

This is a great secondment opportunity to provide project, administrative and communications support for the business transformational and exciting British Library Finance ERP system implementation project

You will have experience working in a programme / project environment or equivalent and be familiar with the concept of the ERP project lifecycle, with an understanding of project management methodologies

 You will have excellent experience of administration using MS office tools in a project environment including MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint as well as SharePoint for managing documents & files

In addition you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience of taking meeting notes and producing clear and accurate minutes In addition you will have excellent communication both orally and in writing, with colleagues, clients and external suppliers including producing reports and preparing and organising meetings and presentations.

 We are looking for someone with strong organisational and time management skills including the demonstrable ability to prioritise workload and conflicting time pressures. You can work both independently and as part of a team in an agile manner.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits.  Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 20.9%. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.

More about the British Library

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future. At the moment we have well over 150 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future.


Closing date: 22 July 2018

Interview date: Week Commencing 30 July 2018

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy.


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you currently have the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Are you currently a British Library employee or agency member of staff?


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