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Junior Project Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 04/01/2018
  • Job reference: J379302A

Junior Project Manager

Chorley

12 Months

£260p/d

Essential Job Functions

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

  • 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.

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