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Jnr IT Project Manager - 1-2 years Experience - Prince / Waterfall /

Employer
The Workplace Consultancy
Location
London
Salary
35000.00 - 39000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
IT

My client is leading Software Solutions company developing state of the Art Enterprise software .

They are looking for an Associate Project Manager to join the Professional Services Team in the Enterprise Systems Business Unit at my client.

The role will provide project support for several significant client projects and internal projects in the form of planning, regular governance tasks, reporting and general day-to-day administration.

In addition to this, you will take ownership for a number of small to medium portfolio of projects, which may include client facing, internal improvement and/or bid management projects.

You will be responsible for delivering the projects to the agreed requirements, timescales, and budgets, working effectively with the internal stakeholders and/or clients, always displaying the highest level of professionalism.

Key Responsibilities Project Support and Coordination

Provide administrative support to the Project Managers and Head of Professional Services to ensure that projects are planned, monitored and controlled effectively, including;

  • Setting up of project workspaces
  • Coordination of project related meetings, including minute taking and action tracking.
  • Planning resources
  • Budget monitoring and reporting

Project Management

  • Ensure that clearly defined objectives and success criteria have been agreed with the customer, that they are communicated across the project team and met during project delivery.
  • Ensure that our project management methodology, Fusion, is followed and that the project has the right level of governance to achieve its objectives.
  • Develop a robust project plan based on accurate estimates with the right stakeholders and identify and manage intra-project dependencies.
  • Monitor and control Requirements, Scope, Resources, Cost, Time, Risk and Quality against the plan.
  • Robustly manage change through engaging with all appropriate parties and negotiate with the customer to achieve their project objectives and maximise business opportunity.
  • Protect margin through accurate resource and financial estimates and a tightly managed budget on both Time and Materials and Fixed Priced Projects.
  • Implement risk and issue management processes and engage stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive view. Actively manage and escalate in a timely manner.

Key Attributes and Skills Essential

  • At least two years' experience in a project office role including experience of supporting project managers through the project lifecycle.
  • Good understanding of project management methodologies, governance procedures and the software development lifecycle.
  • Excellent stakeholder communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience of using issue and project tracking software
  • Experience of managing or supporting the management of projects through the full project lifecycle with internal and/or external clients
  • A Bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Accreditation in widely used project management methodologies such PRINCE2, Waterfall, Agile, PMP, etc.

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