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Junior Project Manager

This is an opportunity to work for a SaaS B2B eCommerce platform company based in the heart of Leicester, with offices in the US and Asia serving customers globally.

Working with multinationals and SMEs is a great opportunity to be part of a fast-growing company with an international reach. Join a team of over 110 eCommerce specialists in their recently refurbished Leicester city centre offices. As a certified partner for SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, we provide specialist B2B eCommerce solutions using our platform. A great time to join this fast-growing business working with clients and projects all over the world.

This role is a busy, active role where you will be challenged every day to push your boundaries but is rewarding in the knowledge and experience you will gain as every project will teach you something.

A typical day...

· Assist Senior/Project Managers on the project, including clerical duties, maintain contact with clients and parties involved through email and phone calls, answer questions and concerns, prepare presentations, and enter project data.

· Create Project Plans - develop concrete, detailed plans for a project, including the schedule, the budget, outlining the duties of each team member, identifying project goals, and setting a timeline for the project. Collaborate with various teams and hold meetings to develop project plans and present them to upper-level management before starting the project.

· Monitor Project Progress - closely monitor each project you manage to ensure projects remain on track, meet deadlines, stay under budget, and develop according to plan.

· Report Project Results - in conjunction with the lead, you will gather and document all project results and report or present them to the appropriate parties. This usually includes clients and upper-level management. You will report on the success of the project and any setbacks that were encountered or room for improvement.

· Meeting notes and action taking of client meetings.

· After training, help do holiday cover with clients and act as their point of contact.

· We are looking for someone who is technically minded, a self-starter and able to keep on top of a variety of tasks, who can move smoothly between projects and challenges.

· After training, you would be expected to take on your own project to manage.

You must have...

· Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths

· Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

· Experience that helps demonstrate/ support your application for this role please outline in your application for this job role.

Skills needed...

· Good written skills

· Communication

· Initiative

· Organisation

Personal Qualities...

· Self-starter with flexibility and commitment to strong team ethos

· Methodical

· Eye for detail

· Ability to build effective relationships

Training...

Training in product and project management will be given to the suitable candidate.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £19,700.00-£23,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Please confirm you have read the job specification and understand this is an office-based role in Leicester U.K. with some home working?

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Experience:

  • Junior Project Management: 1 year (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19