Junior Project Manager

Ref: ZR_6997_JOB  ·  Posted on 27 May 2022


You will work 3 days at home and 2 days in the office.

Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy, this role sits within their National Security business unit.

Great opportunity to join an established project management team and accelerate your career growth.

Company Cultures:

  • Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems
  • Our client makes it their business to understand the clients' key issues to provide end-to-end tailored solutions.
  • With extensive experience in communications systems, electronic sensors, and information assurance and in both the civil and military domains, they understand the technical complexities of modern and future systems. The team of over 350 engineering consultants develop new concepts, capabilities and systems to protect what matters most to their clients.
  • Our client remains a British centre of excellence for world-class innovation and engineering.
Key responsibilities
  • Owning/delivering well defined projects to target schedule, cost and quality levels
  • Supporting/assisting Project Managers on projects in some instances as a Work Package Manager
  • Identifying, prioritising and actively managing risks & issues associated with bids & live contracts; includes appropriate and timely escalation
  • Providing timely and accurate forecast information and project reporting, managing stakeholders’ expectations as appropriate
  • Ensuring all project artefacts (both deliverable & non-deliverable) are appropriately controlled and produced to a high standard, in-line with our clients Quality Management System – includes plans, estimates, specifications, architecture & design documents, software, test plans & results, manufacturing data, etc.
Skills & experience
  • Knowledge of project management principles and practices
  • Practical/commercial experience in Project Management
  • IT skills and use of MS tool
  • Appropriate Project Management qualifications or studying towards (e.g., APM, PMI, Prince2)
  • Relevant degree and/or experience

Our client is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Their working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive.  They can accommodate flexible working arrangements and support a diverse workforce and those with additional needs.

Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme


  • Free car parking
  • Minibus from client to the train station
  • Subsidized restaurant serving hot and cold food
  • Membership of the sports and social club for just £1 per month
  • Membership of the onsite gym/ tennis courts for only £7 a month

Note: Benefits may vary by business unit and location.

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