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Graduate Project Manager

Employer
Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Limited
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Aug 2024

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
Job Title: Graduate Project Manager

Location: Northwest

Salary: c 25-30k

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Project Manager to join our client's UK team. This role offers the chance to work on a diverse range of applications and environments, focusing on process control, data analytics software, and assembly tooling solutions. Perfect for recent graduates looking to kick-start their career in project management.

Why You Should Apply:
  • Career Growth: Join a team dedicated to developing and progressing new talent.
  • Supportive Environment: Benefit from a collaborative and encouraging workplace.
  • Comprehensive Training: Receive over 40 hours of training annually to build your skills and knowledge.
  • Field Work Setup: Equipped with a company car, laptop, and smartphone.
  • Excellent Benefits: Enjoy a desirable pension scheme and a comprehensive benefits package.
Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the coordination and planning of projects, ensuring delivery within agreed timescales, resources, and budgets.
  • Develop effective communication skills to liaise with suppliers and clients, presenting ideas and solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with Marketing/Product Managers and internal departments.
  • Strive for engineering and project excellence for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage projects to maximise profits, increase margins, and add value.
  • Work closely with the Projects team, Service team, and business line to ensure clear communication on all projects.
  • Support Area Sales Managers in producing quotations to meet customer requests.
Key Skills/Attributes & Experience:
  • Highly organised to maintain focus on projects and quotations.
  • Eagerness to learn and apply technical/professional knowledge.
  • Promote and maintain a quality-focused culture within the organisation.
  • Logical reasoning and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Systematic approach to achieving objectives effectively and efficiently.
  • Strong customer satisfaction focus, with the ability to take action to meet customer expectations.
  • Persuasive skills to positively influence others and achieve results.
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Degree in an Engineering Discipline.
  • Ability to plan and deliver complex projects.
  • Ability to prioritise multiple activities effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and computer skills.
  • Experience with Project Management Software is a plus.
  • Full UK driving licence required.
Company Benefits:
  • Passionate about employee development and progression.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Extensive training opportunities from day one.
  • Full setup for field work, including company car, laptop, and smartphone.
  • Desirable bonus, pension scheme and comprehensive benefits package.
How to Apply:

If you are a Graduate and looking for a new challenge in Project Management in an interesting environment, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and cover letter to (url removed) / (phone number removed).

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