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Junior Project Manager

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Junior Project Manager

Posted 13 days ago

Junior Project Manager We’re looking for people to join the Access family, who share our passion for believing in better, and who will help us continue to grow.   Love Work. Love Life. Be You. - is central to our success and how we give our customers the freedom to do more of what's important to them.     What does Access offer you?  We offer a flexible, hybrid working environment where you can balance work and life while maintaining a strong office team-based culture. We deliver on what we say, taking the development of our people seriously. We’ll work with you to progress your success plan and provide opportunities to accelerate your career.  You will start with 25 days annual leave that increases with your seniority in the company, a private healthcare and life insurance. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that gives back so you’ll also have one charity day allocated to support a cause that matters to you. There are plenty of other perks. Apply to find out more. About you:  The Project Manager's prime responsibility is to ensure that a project produces the required outcome, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost. The Project Manager will plan using the expertise of his/her team, monitor the project while managing the production of the deliverables committed. The Project Manager manage the dependencies, the risks and issues associated with the execution of the project he/she is in charged. The Project Manager will support the wider technical CoE/Customer Success/Division team initiatives and help deliver the project outcome. The Project Manager will leverage their knowledge and experience (domain/service/product/system expertise) to support others and deliver their own small portfolio of ‘in-play’ project initiatives. The Project Manager will help deliver change as defined by the contract or the Customer Success vision/operational plan, review feedback and work to continually improve speed, efficiency and effectiveness of our initiatives all designed to improve the customer experience & drive efficiencies in service. Day-to-day, you will:  • Define project requirements and manage the agreement process with the Project Board, ensuring compliance with Access working practices and the Acceptance into Service process. • Manage the delivery of projects in partnership with customers and divisions, ensuring acceptance, closedown, handover to service, and producing required products. • Report to the Project Board through regular Highlight Reports and stage assessments, gather status reports from team members, and address issues as appropriate. • Manage project risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies (RAID), produce effective plans and risk assessments, track project costs, support payment milestones, and minimize risk exposure across multiple projects. Your skills and experiences might also include:   • Over 2 to 5 years of experience in Technical Delivery, Support/Operations, Professional Services, or a similar function within a technology organization, with a history of delivering projects from inception to implementation. • Prior experience in delivering more than three projects worth over £20K in services, ideally in IT, and leading project teams with approximately £100K in services. • Proven ability to manage teams, with significant competence in leadership, team development, and cost accountability, ideally with experience in earned value for fixed price contracts. • Certified as a Prince2 practitioner, Agile PM practitioner, or ITIL green badge, with experience in at least three types of projects: Programme/Project Office, Consultancy Transfer, Transition, Transformation, Deployment, or Application Development. What are we all about?  The Access Group is one of the largest UK-headquartered providers of business management software to small and mid-sized organisations in the UK, Ireland, USA and Asia Pacific. It helps more than 100,000 customers across commercial and non-profit sectors become more productive and efficient. Our products and solutions go beyond providing technology, we connect the right people with the right data, at the right time, through Access Workspace.   At Access, we are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. If you're excited about this role, (even if your previous experience doesn't align perfectly), you might just be the perfect fit for us! We wholeheartedly believe in equality for all and the transformative power of diversity. Why not join our vibrant team where you can love what you do, love how you live, and most importantly, be authentically you? Let's make a difference together. Love Work. Love Life. Be You.