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Junior Project Manager

Chesterfield, UK
Closing date
20 Nov 2020

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Technology & New Media
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We have a great opportunity for a Junior IT Project Manager to join a leading Tech company in the motoring industry.

Role Description:

· Reporting into 'Head of Programme Delivery'

· Manage the successful delivery of projects and workstreams within the agreed time, cost and quality criteria to ensure that business requirements and stakeholder expectations are met.

· Analyse the performance of projects and recommend/implement corrective actions as required.

· Develop and maintain appropriate project disciplines and controls to ensure successful and controlled project delivery.

· Identify, evaluate and manage risks to the project, implementing appropriate actions to mitigate risk using risk management techniques.

· Produce project documentation in line with the agreed methodology and provide regular, timely and accurate updates on progress.

· Provide project management direction to the programme team to ensure successful delivery.

· Ensure that project management principles are understood and embedded throughout the project lifecycle

Competencies and Past Experience:

· Exposure to the full software development life cycle and agile development practices.

· Previous experience managing the delivery of software applications and systems.

· Understanding of project management techniques and disciplines.

· Experience of managing small to medium scale projects in a technical environment.

· Experience of managing multiple cross-functional stakeholders, both internal and external.

· Driven business solution identification and project initiation.

· Proficient in use of MS project, Excel, word and PowerPoint.

· Preferably degree educated.

· Working knowledge of Prince2 methodology and project management principles and/or Prince2 Agile would be advantageous.

· Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

In the current situation you will work from home, with some visits to the office
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