Junior Project Manager Belfast

Type: Trainee

Help strengthen our Team as our Junior Project Manager for a 6 month Fixed term contract. Hybrid role with Belfast office and working from home. Flexible how often a week in the office.

A great opportunity to join our team as our Junior IT Project Manager to support our Project Managers in the day-to-day management of our infrastructure project and in the reporting and governance required for the project.

What you’ll be doing

  • Supporting the Project Manager in the preparation of the following baseline management products: project brief, benefits management approach, PID, stage/exception plans and work packages.
  • Producing accurate and timely reports and recording that are required for the project according to the reporting drum beat
  • Tracking progress of the key products and milestones for the project including the resource forecast
  • Supporting and managing the project controls, monitoring and reporting including advising the project manager of any deviations from the plan and complying with the change control approach
  • Supporting and maintaining the project procedures such as risk management, issue management, change control and communication
  • Work with the project team to deliver the project to time, quality and cost.

What we’re looking for

  • Broadly skilled in information technology including application and infrastructure environments.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
  • Knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
  • Understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third parties
  • Knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems
  • Knowledge of programme and project management methods including MSP, PRINCE2 and Agile
  • ITIL Service Management qualification is desirable
  • Ideally have exposure to cloud technologies such as AWS and/or Azure
  • Self-motivated individual with flexible approach to working.
  • Eligibility for Security Clearance

About Capita Technology and Software Solutions (TSS)

Capita Technology and Software Solutions (TSS) is a newly formed global shared service, responsible for delivering innovation and digital transformation for Capita’s businesses and clients. We work collaboratively with Capita’s divisions to shape the right digital technology solutions to help clients work differently, engage differently, sell differently and to be resilient to whatever next comes their way.

We create innovative technology and software solutions for Capita’s clients and businesses while ensuring secure, resilient and predictable service delivery. TSS brings together 5000+ colleagues from across Capita into a single function to deliver world-class technology and software solutions for Capita’s businesses and clients.

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to progress your career in project management
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27 days with length of service) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Company matched pension, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and plenty more

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that.

What we hope you’ll do next

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We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.

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