Junior IT Project Manager
16th August 2019
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Junior IT Project Manager
Would you like to develop your project management career and take on overall responsibility to deliver on a group of IT projects? We currently have a vacancy for a Junior IT Project Manager at our site in The Strand - Preston.
You role will involve coordinating work, managing the schedule and progress within a toolset, managing the supplier and liaising closely with the customer; keeping them informed of project status.
This position will provide you the scope to manage a number of smaller projects simultaneously or could be supporting a PM on a larger project. The projects themselves are diverse in range, and would focus on particular portfolio areas such as hosting, networks or EUC.
The successful individual will adhere to internal BAE Systems delivery assurance processes and must be comfortable collaborating across internal teams and roles, in order to fulfil and deliver their group of projects.
Your key responsibilities as a Junior Project Manager:
Adhering to regulatory processes and procedures relevant to the project
Managing the delivery of the project to time cost and schedule in accordance with business success criteria and customer satisfaction
Managing the delivery of low complexity projects or a work package within a larger project
Identifying and managing project level risks, issues, opportunities
Preparing and managing realistic project plans and track project changes
Project reporting as required by the project assurance framework, PPM, customers and stakeholders
Monitoring costs and resources against agreed budgets Identifying and recording lessons learned
Your skills and qualifications:
Experience of managing small projects, preferably IT
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively within a team Confidence to challenge the status quo through bold behaviours
Awareness of project Life Cycle Management
Awareness of Project Management operational working practices
Competence with computer-based Project Management tools including MS Projects MSOffice etc.
Formal Project Management training, preferably PRINCE2 Foundation
Educated to degree level or equivalent
What we're looking for in you:
You have already had some experience of successful project management and delivery. You build strong collaborative relationships and work well as part of a team. You must be able to demonstrate confidence and the ability to communicate well (oral & written) with stakeholders at all levels.
Location: Preston Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems is home to the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingenious people that keep the UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. We manage some of today's toughest challenges, delivering the most complex programmes, which generate critical export growth whilst supporting thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK.
Now we want even more great people to join us.
To support such a uniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services people are likewise hugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations, in customer-facing roles, adding benefit and value to BAE Systems operations, people and property. We are home to experts who thrive on mental challenge - often specialists who are leaders in their fields.
Whatever the area you work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest quality solutions at the lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skills and experience who bring a real passion for customer focus.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.