PMO Project Support Officer

Information and Communications Technology
Remote working
Band 3R, circa £31,789 - £34,182 per annum dependent on skills, knowledge and experience plus benefits.
Full Time - All roles are available for flexible working including job sharing and part-time unless there are legitimate operational / business reasons why this cannot be accommodated

Working in policing has never been more challenging as we work together to make our communities safer. This is your opportunity to take on a role with pride and confidence, inspiring change in our communities.


Our employees are at the heart of what we do in ICT and we place a great deal of importance on the wellbeing of our staff. We have a number of professional departments providing help and support including a welfare team. We recognise that continued training and professional development is important and we aim to continue to improve on your capabilities.


TVP as an employer, contribute 13.5% of pensionable pay into a member’s pension pot. You will be entitled to up 24 days of annual leave per annum pro rata for part time, plus Bank Holidays.


The role


Joining an established, confident team that is at the hub to delivering IT change across two Police Forces. You will be the central point of contact for programme & project management knowledge, making sure that all initiatives are delivered to time, cost & quality measures. This is achieved through the use of standardised reporting and automated toolsets, predominantly MS office based. Furthermore, you will provide analysis and early warning of the portfolio ensuring recommendations are fed into Senior Management for further action. As a confident facilitator you’ll be responsible for running Lessons Learned and Assurance reviews on all projects with a wide range of stakeholders. This role could be carried out remotely, with the occasional requirement for travel to Hampshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police offices.


The essentials:

  • Experience of Portfolio, Project and Programme coordination, governance and assurance (PMO), within a structured project management framework.
  • Good knowledge and understanding in the management of Technical ICT Programme and Project Management using an industry recognised approach such as PRINCE 2.
  • Exceptional Excel skills, to include the ability to build complex Spreadsheets and reports for analysing data and presenting to SMT.
  • Good understanding of document control using MS SharePoint.
  • Well organised with good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt communication styles to the audience and be able to constructively challenge all levels of Project resource.
  • Must have capability to travel to different locations across Thames Valley Police and Hampshire Constabulary. For this reason a full UK driving licence is considered essential.


If you have not held residency in the UK for at least 12 months within the last 3 years, we will not be able to process an application from you.


If you have any questions about the job please email Tracy Ryder on .


To apply please send your CV outlining your skills and experience in line with the job requirements to quoting reference 17358.


If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting the job reference number.


The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 25th October 2020.



Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.

This opportunity is closed to applications.