Location
Peterborough, UK
Job Function
IS / IT / Data
Type
Permanent
Closing Date:
28 Oct 2022

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Junior IT Project Manager

Location: Hybrid - Peterborough

Are you a Junior IT Project Manager looking for the next step in your career where you can progress in the future and gain exposure to a varied portfolio of IT projects?

In this role you will gain the opportunity to work on a broad portfolio of IT projects across infrastructure, hardware/software installation, upgrade, new acquisition and ERP projects with a budget between 10k to 20m. Taking responsibility of delivering certain work streams across larger projects and planning, managing and delivering the smaller projects ensuring they are delivered to time, quality and budget.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of project management including regular RAID and progress reporting to senior management teams, managing budgets and controlling costs, managing risks and issues and mitigation planning when required.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with and take on the Management of projects in line with IT standards, processes and governance through all stages of a project life cycle.
  • Manage project budgets
  • Develop and maintain project plans; track progress against plans and manage progress through project lifecycle
  • Manage project scope and change control and escalate issues where necessary
  • Support the organisation of Project Steering Boards, submitting regular Checkpoint Reports indicating any deviations from plan at either stage or project level and any corrective action taken
  • Ensure project objectives are understood and met, ensuring that the Project Team members understand the requirements

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to further develop their IT Project management skills with a small well-established and experienced team. They will offer support and guidance to the successful candidate so that they can be as successful as possible in their role and continue to personally develop in the future.

We are looking for the following knowledge, skills, and experience:

  • Achieved or working towards Formal Certified Waterfall Project Management Methodology (e.g. Prince II Practitioner)
  • Experience in working on or leading projects within medium to large scale organisations including at least one of enterprise, digital and infrastructure projects.
  • Have excellent planning, communication and influencing skills
So, if this sounds like you or something you may be interested in then we would love to hear from you!

Location

We will be offering a hybrid working approach with the requirement to be in our Peterborough office ideally 2 days per week. There may be some travel to other UK or international sites dependant on the projects you are supporting.

About The Company

Good for people, Good for business

We are a growing, innovative business and we value diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  AB Agri is an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote, and retain exceptional people. 

We’re working hard to be an inclusive organisation valuing diversity and different ways of thinking to keep us innovating, moving forward and most importantly being a great place to work for everyone. We have employee networks that help us to create an open culture, facilitate learning and discussion sessions and to celebrate important events. We’ve worked with specialist partners to achieve our goals and guide our good practice, this has led to us being recognised as a Disability Confident employer and receive the Bronze Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition scheme.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote, and retain exceptional people.

We are united by our family values that represent who we are, how we work together and how we help our customers.

  • Pioneering – Curious, spirited and bold. We lead, the right way.
  • Excellence – We seek excellence in all that we do.
  • Growth – We create ways for our people and customers to thrive.

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our career’s website – it usually takes just a few minutes.  Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing [email protected]

As part of your application, we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we can improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

 

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