Junior Project Manager

Yateley, UK
13 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Project Manager

Location: Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 7AA

Salary: £23,000 to £35,000 per annum

Hours of Work: 08:30 - 17:15 - Monday to Thursday and 08:30 - 16:00 on Fridays

About the company:

Our client understand that their continued success is down to their dedicated team, therefore, they invest time and effort in each individual; training and assisting with their personal and professional development, encouraging their strengths while offering a good work/ life balance.

They have been providing complex Control Systems for Process Control, Automation and Telemetry to customers worldwide for over 30 years. They have four offices nationally; their Head office in Yateley, Hampshire, our Stafford office and a further two offices in Peterborough and Greater London.

With their core skills lying in PLC, SCADA, HMI, MIS, MES, RTU, control system software engineering, data acquisition, bespoke software and LV Assemblies and Electrical installation, their expertise in panel building and electrical installation allow them to offer full turnkey solutions.

They approach each project with a fresh outlook and use their knowledge and partnerships to stay a step ahead of the competition, offering the most advanced, innovative and cost-effective solutions.

Junior Project Manager Responsibilities:

Working initially alongside existing Project Managers you will quickly become familiar with the process and procedures used within the company.

Initial responsibility for all aspects of project lifecycle, programme task management and resource management, supported by Project Managers Office and engineering teams, for the delivery of the project in both technical compliance and quality.

Once confident attending meetings with clients to discuss the project there is a requirement for good commercial and communication skills.
  • Project Programme management and planning to ensure project tasks, timescales and deliverables are met.
  • Ability to manage the financial controls of projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team of engineers to get the best out of the team.
  • Ability to lead project review meetings and discussions with the client / end user to ensure all project controls are adhered too, and deliverables meet expectations.
  • Ability to manage and use the support provided by Project Managers Office to ensure project lifecycle governance is followed.

Junior Project Manager Requirements:
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience of Project Governance and commercial awareness
  • Able to prioritise and manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Experience of MSOffice packages, Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Clean UK Driving License

Desirable Skills (training may be provided where appropriate)
  • APMP or PRINCE2 qualified
  • MS Project planning package experience
  • NEC3 Contract Management experience
  • An understanding of Control System Solutions

Junior Project Manager Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (Rising to 30 after 5 years' service)
  • Company bonus scheme (after 1-year service)
  • Private Health Scheme (invited to join after 1-year service)
  • Access to our Wellbeing programme
  • Access to Perkbox (https://join.perkbox.co.uk) This gives employees access to discounted shopping, eating out, cinema and even holidays
  • Quarterly social events and team building days
  • TIL / Overtime and Expenses Schemes'
  • Free on-site parking

If you feel that you may be suitable for this Junior Project Manager role then please apply now!

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