Graduate Administrator / Trainee Project Manager

Ashford, Kent
£18k to £22k
12 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Job Level
Graduate Trainee
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Administrator / Trainee Project Manager

Location: Ashford – own transport is essential due to rural location

Salary: £18k to £22k

My Client is a successful Software House specialising in the Publication Industry. Due to their continued success they are now seeking a Graduate Administrator / Trainee Project Manager to join their friendly team. Maybe you have recently graduated with a degree in a subject such as Project Management, English, History, Social Sciences or Information Technology

We are looking for candidates who are brimming with enthusiasm and have a real desire to embark on a career in Project Management. It is essential that you are a team player with excellent communication skills and a pleasant manner

Initially the role may be quite administration heavy and you will work closely with and assist the Senior Project Manager. You will be managing end-to-end small scale digital projects from concept, design, development to QA and assisting the Lead Project Manager in the day-to-day admin tasks, statements of work and the initiation phase, (schedules, budgets, etc.)

Our Client works in an Agile environment. Whilst experience in these methodologies may be useful it is not essential as you would be trained in Agile Project Management Methodologies. This is very much a long term role in which you will in time become an Agile Project Manager and we would be looking for candidates whose intention is to stay long term with the company.

Key skills

  • Project initiation, planning, execution and closure
  • Project budgeting
  • Liaising with stakeholders
  • Extremely adaptable learning new processes and software quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Educated to degree level

Beneficial but NOT essential

  • Some website, App or software development experience
  • JIRA, or other project management software
  • Experience in Agile methodologies