Junior Project Manager

Recruiter
Easy Web Recruitment
Location
Somerset
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior Project Manager

Our client has been developing and implementing global software solutions for over 30 years. Their team is dedicated to meeting clients’ commercial goals through integrated business consultancy and IT services.

Position: Entry Level Project Manager
Location: Bristol
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: Pension Scheme; 25 days holiday + bank holidays; Structured in-house training; A tailored personal development plan; Events and social activities; Free onsite car parking; Childcare vouchers; Employee Assistance Programme (confidential free advice and access to counselling); Great working environment, including breakout areas, a games room and innovative new office space; Private health care scheme and a cycle to work scheme (these benefits are available once probation period is passed).

About the role:

Reporting to the Senior Project Managers, the Junior Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of managing projects within the organisation, leading and co-ordinating across all functions. The Junior Project Manager must deliver to and manage the expectations of multiple stakeholders including their customers.

Responsibilities:

- Management of multiple small to medium projects simultaneously
- Effective stakeholder management, both within the organisation and the Customers organisation
- Develop mutually agreed Project Plans, between our client and the customer, to ensure delivery success
- Preparation and management of all project documentation in accordance with their project governance and compliance
- Defining project resource requirements, working with relevant line managers to secure and booking and managing resource in accordance with company policies and procedures
- Managing project risks and issues and associated reporting, escalation and resolution
- Management, delivery, sign off and approval of all contracted deliverables ensuring all required acceptance criteria is met
- Preparing and maintaining project budgets, ensuring that they are tracked and kept within defined tolerances
- Management of financial elements during implementation (quotes / billing requests / invoices / compiling expenses for recharging / overdue accounts)
- Monitoring and tracking all project activity and reporting the status of project schedules and budgets to the relevant stakeholders
- Effective management of Change Requests and ensuring that the Change Control process is adhered to
- Conducting project meetings (frequency as agreed by Project Team) and ensuring that meetings are documented

About you:

- Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate with a wide range of people and support relationships between other departments, and the Customers
- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Ideally, you will hold a recognised project management certification e.g. PRINCE2, APM
- Show initiative, taking ownership of work, doing what is needed without being asked, following through
- Project Management experience in the IT industry.
- Significant project management experience would be advantageous
- Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is desirable
- Experience of Agile or Iterative development would be beneficial

You may have experience of the following: Junior Project Manager, Project Management, Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Project Delivery, Project Coordinator, PRINCE2, Prince II, APM, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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