Graduate Project Manager

Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 Feb 2021
Closes
28 Feb 2021
Sector
Other
Job Function
Graduate, Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Arm's technology is the foundational intelligence in over 100 billion silicon chips and is fundamental to enabling dynamic new markets including Hyperscale Computing, Virtual Reality, Autonomous Vehicles. It is at the heart of hot technology areas such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things, to name but a few - but is very cool!

Are you the one that always has a plan? Do your friends look to you to rally everyone towards a common goal? Do you always have a checklist? Perhaps you planned and executed that last big event at college?

If you thought yes to any of these questions, you may be in luck!

Several Arm groups are searching for a Graduate Project Manager to join their Project Management teams.

Job Purpose

Effective project management is central to successful delivery within Arm. The key purpose of the Project Management Graduate role is to support the team of project managers and in return you will have the opportunity to learn from an immensely experienced community. As a Project Manager at Arm, you will ensure good quality and timely delivery of products that form the basis of a huge number of pervasive digital electronics products, including but not limited to your mobile phone. You will work with and share practical knowledge from multiple highly skilled Project Managers delivering products across multiple company locations and time-zones.

  • The successful candidate will be a great teammate and have an ability to network, multi-task, plan and communicate effectively to get results.
  • We're looking for a positive, can-do character, be robust and keen to accept new challenges.
  • Our ideal candidate is someone who can see through the detail, address the real issues and get things done.
  • Ideally you will be able to demonstrate a love of technology and a desire to develop a career in project management. Previous experience of leading projects is not a must.


We value our graduates and take every effort to help you move closer to your career goals. During this assignment, you will gain valuable skills in communication, project management fundamentals and a deeper understanding of how things really get done in a world-class technology company. You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with professionals in various roles.

This role will be based at Arm's corporate headquarters in the historic city of Cambridge, UK, at its largest engineering centre, giving the chance to be surrounded by world-leading authorities and work with some of the very best people anywhere.

Education & Qualifications

A university degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering or Project Management background is desired, although other degrees would be considered if there is applicable experience.

Accountabilities

  • Assist project managers with project activities, for example stakeholder-management, risk analysis, scoping, planning, controlling projects and status reporting.
  • Aid project management with provision of monthly metrics & trends, to be used for information-led decisions to drive our performance and efficiency
  • Work closely with the Project Management Office to improve project management reports and processes and to be involved in and ultimately lead change initiatives that mature the way Arm delivers projects
  • Facilitate projects with compliance to the organisation's identified health-check criteria



Required Skills & Experience

  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised and reliable, shown either during university or in personal life
  • Thorough, with excellent attention to detail
  • Problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Active listener, able to interpret and play back business partner requirements
  • Highly engaged and able to work individually and as part of a team



Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Technical background, either through formal training or as hobbyist
  • An understanding of hardware / software design
  • Experience with Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence would be a bonus
  • Familiarity with project management tools e.g. Microsoft Project



About Central Engineering Open Source Software Group

Our CE Open Source Software team contributes to some of the most ground-breaking global software development communities, across all layers of the software stack from the lowest levels of firmware to higher level projects that are rethinking the application of software technology for entire industries. The group provides Reference Data Platforms across a variety of market segments (Infrastructure, Mobile, Internet of Things, Autonomous) to help our partners build excellent systems quickly. CE-OSS contributes to the key open source software projects such as the Linux Kernel, Trusted Firmware and the Android Open Source Project to ensure that Arm systems are enabled and performant in the eco-system.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organised, proven either during university or in personal life.
  • Diligent with great attention to detail.
  • Problem solving, and analytical thinking.
  • Active listener, able to interpret and play back stakeholder requirements.
  • Highly driven and able to work individually and as part of a team.



Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Technical background, either through formal training or as hobbyist
  • An understanding of hardware / software design
  • Experience with tools such as Excel, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint would be a bonus
  • Familiarity with project management tools e.g. Microsoft Project



About CE-Systems

The CE-Systems Group develops products and provides services across a range of diverse engineering functions including hardware, proprietary software, and validation. The group generates products such as CoreLink™ Memory Systems and Controllers, CoresSight™ Debug and Trace, and provides Reference Data Platforms across a variety of market segments (Infrastructure, Mobile, Internet of Things) to help our partners build great systems quickly.