Enterprise Programme Office Officer x 2 [808-20]

Applications for this role close on: 24th January 2021

Interview date: 11th and 12th February 2021

NS&I is one of the largest savings organisations in the UK with 25 million customers and £167 billion invested. We are both a government department and an Executive Agency of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Our origins can be traced back over 150 years to 1861.

Short summary

To provide skilled specialist and administrative support to the NS&I Enterprise Programme Office (EPO). We have two positions available, one role will focus on supporting our retail portfolio of business projects and the other will support the business wide longer term projects.

If you have an organisational and administrative skillset, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and experience working in a project environment, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that will be the hub for change and development projects at NS&I.

Job description

Please see Responsibilities below and link to the full Role Profile.


  • Managing all aspects of project data, including expediting its receipt and distribution, analysing and quality assuring it and escalating when issues found.
  • Managing the configuration of project documentation, including designing, creating and maintaining project libraries and files.
  • Creating and maintaining the project register, and designing and managing the process for taking forward and rolling out lessons learned.
  • Supporting the project assurance managers in the Acceptance Criteria process, by liaising with NS&I SMEs to capture criteria, expediting and recording the receipt of evidence, and circulating evidence to relevant stakeholders.
  • Supporting the project assurance managers in creating and updating project plans, project quality logs and reports.
  • Act as meeting secretary for project and portfolio boards, ensuring appropriate meetings are arranged, papers issued and minutes taken.

Please be aware if you travel to a second location on average 4 days a month, you may be liable for P11D taxation. If you have any queries concerning this please contact the NS&I HR Team.

This role is subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard and financial credit checks.


A small company with a big reach we offer a range of benefits to include flexible working, great opportunities for development and a generous pension scheme. We care for colleagues, respect one another, invest in our people and manage talent effectively.


We will assess you against the following behaviours in the Civil Service Success Profiles Framework - Level 2:

  • Delivering at Pace
  • Working together
  • Changing and Improving

Selection process

We will use the following criteria from the Person Specification to shortlist: -

  • Experience of working in a project environment
  • Experience of working within a formal project management methodology
  • A high degree of computer literacy, including a very good working knowledge of the Microsoft toolset, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project
  • Ability to analyse information and present it in a clear, concise way


Success Profiles Framework Behaviour Level 2

  • Delivering At Pace

Please make sure that your application provides evidence and practical examples demonstrating how you fulfil these criteria.

In the event of a large number of applications we will perform an initial primary sift against the following key criterion only

  • A high degree of computer literacy, including a very good working knowledge of the Microsoft toolset, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project

The selection process will involve a panel interview by skype.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 11th and Friday 12 th February 2021

To apply

Please send your completed application (In MS Word format) to jobs@nsandi.com before the closing date.

When applying, please specify your preferred location.

Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Reserve List

A reserve list may be held for a period of 6 months from which further appointments can be made.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK,Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here .

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles .

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

If appointed you must be able to work in one of our office locations London, Durham, Blackpool or Glasgow. Employees are currently working remotely from home. This situation is subject to change.

Further information

Our recruitment process is underpinned by the Civil Service Commissioners’ Recruitment Principles. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with these principles and you wish to make a complaint, please contact us at jobs@nsandi.com

Enterprise Programme Office Officer Role Profile 808-20 - Job Application Form EPO Officer

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