Junior Project Manager

Reports to: Programme Manager

Office / Base: Glasgow

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000K (dependant on experience) + Benefits.

Job Purpose

As a Commsworld Junior Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering Telecommunications projects across all areas of our sector such as but not limited to WAN, LAN, Infrastructure and telephony. Working within the larger Programme team you will manage day to day project defined deliverables, manage internal stakeholders, engage regularly with the end customer, provide weekly project and monthly board reports, manage Change and attend working group and programme governance meetings.

Key Responsibilities

As a minimum you may be called upon to undertake all or some of these activities as required:

  • Understanding of different project lifecycles for Telecommunications and IT projects.
  • Must be comfortable managing a technical project and its objectives to be able to make the right decisions
  • Be able to bridge the gap between low level technical detail and high-level business understanding.
  • Commercial awareness at a project level.
  • Understanding of people management skills and requirements.
  • Excellent Client management skills
  • Excellent planning and resource management skills
  • Understanding of ITIL best practice
  • Understanding and management of Project Change
  • Excellent report writing and analysis skills
  • Excellent understanding of project applications / tools such as MS Project, Asana, Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel etc.

Knowledge / Skills / Background / Qualifications

  • Extensive experience of working in a well governed project environment and experience of working within a Programme environment.
  • Proven experience in Project Management using best practice methodologies, processes and approach.
  • Project Management qualification, such as Prince 2 Certified Practitioner, or equivalent level of experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering Telecommunications, infrastructure or IT projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of the techniques for managing cross-functional teams.
  • Previous experience of working on larger scale or public sector projects.                         

Professional Profile

  • Experience of managing projects in the Telecommunications sector
  • Experience of managing projects within the public sector environment