Graduate Project Manager - £24,000 - £27,000 + Car Allowance - Permanent Role
Your new company
My client is a leading business services organisation with worldwide operations in over 50 countries and a workforce of over 30,000 employees internationally. Despite their size, the UK operations have a vibrant, family-feel to them.
Your new role
You will be part of the organisations Innovation team who are involved in the the formulation and development of the frontend innovation agenda across the organisation.
The role will be split approximately 50 / 50 between office and field. The primary purpose of your role is to attend external partner meetings at the conception stage and coordinate the outputs in to a formal framework as you prepare to hand over the information to your team.
You will have responsibility for maintaining the external relationships, distributing the budget, writing the project framework, with milestones & key deliverables, and ensuring the legal framework is in place to allow successful handover to the the Innovation Team.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be an excellent communicator who is able to facilitate meetings, build strong relationships and gain trust easily both face to face and at distance. The ability to build rapport and have technical conversations with stakeholders both external and internal will be essential.
You will need to have the ability to critically analyse the different aspects of the projects and ask the right questions from both internal and external stakeholders in order to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities in the specific projects and then present these back to senior stakeholders in the organisation.
You will ideally have a Science/IT related degree and will be looking to move into a client facing project management role.
This role will involved a lot of national travel and flexibility for overseas travel will also be essential.
What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary between £23,000 - £27,000 + Car Allowance, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a leading global organisation.
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