Junior Project Manager

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  • 1 Abbey Wood Rd, ME19 4YT, West Malling View on Map
  • Post Date : March 16, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 27, 2023
  • Salary: $3,000,035,000.00 - $35,000.00
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  • Job ID 340931

Job Description

Commercial Services Group is recruiting for a Junior Project Manager on behalf of Cantium Business Solutions, which is part of Commercial Services Group.

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum
Brand: Cantium Business Solutions
Location: Kings Hill

The Role
Cantium have a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Project Manager to join them to manage a range of small IT based projects. The Junior Project Manager will take full responsibility for the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of small scale projects and identify, assess and manage risks to the project. They will also manage the change control procedure, and ensure that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off.

We are looking for someone who will demonstrate a commercial awareness and provide end to end financial accountability, including the provision of accurate appropriate & timely budget reporting and client charging.

This role is suitable for a current Junior Project Manager looking to gain more experience or someone who is currently in a Project Support position looking for their next step in their career.

This is a hybrid working role and the candidate will be working from our Kent based offices 2 days per week therefore please consider this before making your application.

Key Duties

Take responsibility for the definition, documentation and safe execution of small to medium-scale projects, actively participating in all phases of the project. Identify, assess and manage risks to the success of the project.

Ensure that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and tracks all activities against the plan, providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders, as appropriate. Monitor costs, timescales and resources used, and take action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensure that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria.

Manage the change control procedure and ensure that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off. Gain agreement for revisions to the project(s) from project sponsors.

Provide effective leadership within the constraints of the project ensuring that project team members are motivated and developing their skills and experience. Take appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances. Actively represents the project team, ensuring that effective relationships are built and maintained within the business and its customers.

Define the series and sequence of activities to bring stakeholders to the required level of commitment, prior to go-live.

Assess risks inherent in proposed changes, to ensure any potential scheduling and performance issues have minimum impact on provision of other services. Seek out and tackle issues that will prevent the delivery of business benefits, facilitating open communication and discussion between stakeholders.
What we need from you

Prince2 Foundation and / or APM Foundation or working towards

Experience in a directly relevant field

Knowledge of structured methodologies and proficient in the application and techniques for Programme and Project delivery

Knowledge of the functional structure of a business and other organizations

Familiar with the business environment relating to own sphere of work (suppliers, customers and partners), in particular those aspects of the business which the team is to support

Proficient in theory, current practice and latest developments in the relevant field of computer science, telecommunications, software engineering or information systems

Proficient with methods, techniques and tools for planning, organising, resourcing, directing, co-ordinating and monitoring ongoing (non-project) activities
What Cantium can offer you

Minimum of 33 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)

Generous contributory pension scheme.

People focused culture with great communication and development opportunities.

A wide range of workplace wellbeing services.

Electric Car Scheme.

Employee shopping discount scheme.
Cantium Business Solutions is a back-office services provider established by Kent County Council. They partner with local government, education and private sectors to understand their business needs and challenges and provide tailored solutions. Their focus on insight and collaboration ensures that they remain connected to these organisations to enhance their key business priorities such as such as IT strategy and architecture, project management and fully managed IT services.

We recognise that work isn't just somewhere you go for a set number of hours. Work is something we do. “Cantium Working” is our vision of the behaviours and attitudes inherent in ‘agile’ working. As a business we are committed to providing a flexible approach to when, where and how our staff work. Cantium working enables you to work in the way which best balances personal and work life – helping you achieve a great work life balance