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Junior Project Manager

Employer
First Choice Recruitment Services
Location
Bromsgrove
Salary
35000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

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Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Junior Project Manager

Bromsgrove Salary GBP35/50k doe

Our client is an innovative technology company engaged in cutting edge research and solution development to meet the needs of Government customers. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Junior Project Manager who is seeking a new challenge and advancement. You will be joining an experienced team who can help develop your skills and experience to become an integral part growing team and future.

Our client is happy to consider junior project management candidates or those with experience, but enthusiasm and a willingness to learn is essential! due to the technical nature of the role candidates with Software Engineering or IT related background will have an advantage.

You will need to be able to be in the office 2 or 3 days per week and ideally live within 1 hour of our offices in Tewkesbury and Bromsgrove.

Due to the nature of our clients work all candidates will need to hold a British (not dual) passport and be able to undergo Security Clearance.

Job Description

Every project is different and, therefore, your duties will vary. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing multiple projects simultaneously; delivering to agreed time, cost and quality;
  • Providing day-to-day project support to our technical teams to ensure they can deliver efficiently and work effectively; running team stand-ups to track progress against your baselined plan, encouraging a positive team culture and morale, and pro-actively identifying and removing non-technical blockers;
  • Working with the Senior Management Team to manage and build customer relationships and to grow and win contracts; contributing to proposals, producing cost models and project plans, and helping to produce presentation material for senior client review meetings;
  • Monitoring project performance; identifying risks and effectively communicating any areas of concern to the business, including offering recommendations for resolutions;
  • Coordinate the production and submission of management information and project documentation to clients and internal stakeholders.

Profile

Candidates will have:

  • Excellent relationship management skills and be able to motivate and guide stakeholders and teams;
  • A sound understanding of the principles of project management and the project lifecycle, and an ability to apply these to real projects;
  • Experience of, and be proficient in collaborative working tools such as Slack and G-Suite and also using the Microsoft Office suite of tools, especially MS Excel;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • A flexible and positive attitude and an ability to deal positively with change;
  • The ability to plan and prioritise, and the persistence to carry tasks through to conclusion.
  • Background in IT or Software

You may also have:

  • Recognised project management practitioner qualifications such as PRINCE2, APMP, PMP, Scaled Agile or Scrum master or equivalent experience;
  • Experience of the risk management process;
  • Broad experience of successfully managing projects;
  • Knowledge of authoring and reviewing of documentation;
  • Experience of Agile methodologies;
  • An awareness of accounting procedures

Excellent benefit package in addition to salary.

To apply please forward your up to date CV.

First Choice Recruitment are a privately owned independent Recruitment service provider, we act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for temporary recruitment. Our service is a free and confidential service to work seekers

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