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Junior Project Manager

Job Title: Junior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £280 - £340 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 17489
Contact Name: Anya Jones
Contact Email: anya.jones@gsatechsource.com
Job Published: July 06, 2022 09:41

Job Description

GSA Techsource are currently recruiting for a Junior Project Manager who will be working for a global IT provider.

You will be coordinating all aspects of a product or service offering project for a client, from inception to installation. Installations may involve acceptance of capitalised equipment or enterprise software systems, or system integration or consulting projects/engagements. You may work at client site from time to time. It typically involves extensive interaction with sales, systems engineering, product development, and other members of cross-functional teams. The project is typically focused on the delivery of new or enhanced products to improvement of customer satisfaction through the use of technology. Project management skills, rather than technical skills, are key, but a strong technical background is often required to manage competing interests. Typically oversees schedules and budgets to ensure goal attainment.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Interface with all project stakeholders to take projects from original concept through to final implementation
  • Contribute to the pre-sales process by providing proposals
  • Ensure that the project delivers the as-sold solution, remains within baseline budget and is delivered on time, while achieving quality criteria and maintaining client satisfaction
  • Manage client satisfaction, commitment and expectations to high service levels and manage escalations adequately
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Excellent client centricity skills and ability to work at client sites
  • Ability to manage customer satisfaction, commitment and expectations to high service levels and manage escalations adequately
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent team building skills and ability to work in high-pressure environments
  • Ability to manage urgent and complex tasks simultaneously
  • Good business acumen and commercial skills
  • Passionate, strong initiative, self-driven with commitment to succeed
  • Good influencing ability whilst taking a collaborative approach
  • Decisive with good attention to detail ability
  • Ability to promote project services to both internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Competent in project change management

Academic Qualifications and Certifications:
  • Project Management degree or equivalent with moderate level of related experience
  • Relevant project management certifications
Required Experience:
  • Demonstrated moderate level project management experience preferably in a multi-national professional services environment
  • Proven client engagement experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the project life cycle
  • Demonstrated competency in project change management
  • Proven experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints
This role falls Inside IR35.
Hybrid role.



GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.