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Junior Project Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 28/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89262

Role: Junior Project Manager

Location: London

Duration: 4 Months

Essential Job Functions

Under the management of the Hub Team Lead, we require our Project Managers to fulfil the following:

  • To manage the cutover from one system to another (r11 to Service Now).
  • Ensuring the system is introduced into service with the BAU Run teams.
  • Ensuring that communications are complete. Ensure adherence to the DXC PM methodology.
  • Prepare Project Proposals and Project Initiation documentation.
  • Identify, assess, manage and communicate risks and issues pertaining to the success of the Project.
  • Escalate matters of significance as appropriate.
  • Prepare realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and track activities against the Project schedule, providing regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Manage the budget (cost, price, timescales), level of resources, and manage through the change control procedure where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
  • Provide reports/updates to appropriate management, boards and committees.
  • Provide effective leadership to the Project team and take appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
  • Ensure that Projects are formally closed and where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are recorded.

Basic Qualifications

Good experience working as a Project Manager, including:

  • Experience in Project Planning and scheduling.
  • Experience in management of Third party supplier relationships.
  • Experience taking full budget responsibility.
  • Good commercial acumen.
  • Experience of managing teams in a Matrix environment.
  • Experience of building and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Understanding of stakeholder Relationship and management.
  • Experience of requirements gathering.
  • Experience working to tight deadlines.

Other Qualifications

  • Organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and Clients.
  • Personal computer and business solutions software skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change.

Please be aware that DXC requires all new employees in the UK to complete a Security vetting process for a minimum of BPSS clearance. All offers of employment are dependent upon you successfully completing this vetting process.

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance or call Sam Caine on 0161 924 1357

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