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Junior Project Manager

Junior Project Manager

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    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

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    Ryan Harris

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    about 1 month ago

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Junior Project Manager - £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus - Cheltenham - High Level Security Clearance Required - Two Stage Interview Proccess

Yolk Recruitment are working with an exciting consultancy within the defence industry on major projects across the UK. We have an exciting vacancy available for a Junior Project Manager to join our client's team - if you or someone you might know could be tempted by a new role, reach out today!

Our client's primary focus is ensuring successful project delivery to our client's valued customers. As a Junior Project Manager, your client's responsibilities will involve managing small-scale projects independently and assisting senior project managers with large-scale project deliveries. You'll be an integral part of our client's wider PMO team, contributing to the establishment of a center of excellence by adopting best practices, enhancing our client's working methods, and ultimately benefiting our client's business and customers.

In this role, you'll be accountable for overseeing project outcomes, financial aspects, and customer interactions. Close collaboration with customers will be crucial to manage expectations and achieve timely, cost-effective, and high-quality results. You might also work directly with a customer team, and regular presence in Cheltenham will be required.

As an operational role, you'll need a strong grasp of project management tools and their application. During your client's tenure, you will develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of our client's customers' domains, ensuring that the products we deliver precisely match their requirements. While working independently across one or more delivery packages, you'll receive support from the PMO community and guidance from Senior Project Managers and the Delivery Authority.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage Project Delivery from start to finish.
  • Exercise Communication & Governance Control.
  • Handle Stakeholder & Expectation Management.
  • Oversee Quality & Performance Management.
  • Integrate Projects throughout their lifecycle.
  • Plan Scope, Cost, and Schedule of Contracts.
  • Report and Analyze Project Metrics.

Your Experience:

  • Expert in Internal & External Stakeholder Management and Communication.
  • Experienced in Agile Project Management Lifecycle.
  • Understanding of Risk & Issue Management.
  • Familiarity with Delivery to the Government Sector.
  • Knowledgeable about Contract Mechanisms.
  • Exposure to Working in Defence, Government, or Similar Environments.


  • Salary between £40,000 - £50,000 (DOE)
  • 10% performance bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Flexible working options
  • 9 day working fortnight

Got your attention?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Ryan Harris at Yolk Recruitment.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

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