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Trainee Project Manager Ref. 334

Project Management
£28,021 to £29,959 Potential of additional £3,000 welcome package*
This is a full-time role but Flexible working patterns will be considered

As part of the Project Management team at HMGCC, you will be leading the delivery of cutting edge communications systems or supporting the development of new capability on our existing infrastructure to maintain  highly effective, completely reliable and totally secure communication systems. You will coordinate a team of technical experts who are committed to meeting the needs of our government in the UK and around the globe.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is considering a career in Project Management. We offer a supportive environment where you will learn the basic principles of Project Management supported by appropriate  training needs. You will be part of the wider Project family that offers support and career progression and opportunities in other disciplines. We ask that you are eager to learn and up for a challenge.

Key Objectives/Areas of Responsibility

•    Leading project planning, scheduling, monitoring and reporting activities;
•    Managing risks and assurance plans;
•    Assist in the control of resources against cost, quality and time;
•    Review progress and identify areas of concern;
•    Understand the needs of stakeholders;
•    Recognisethe effects of decisions on other people

Experience and Knowledge Requirements

•    You may have had some experience running personal projects, perhaps related to an event in your personal or professional experience, that you will be able to use to demonstrate your understanding of project principles
•    You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the techniques and best practices of project management
•    You will be able to demonstrate co-operative working relationships with colleagues, customers and contractors working together  in a team environment.

To strengthen your application it would be desirable if you have experience in:

•    PRINCE2
•    Agile (DSDM/SCRUM)
•    ITILV3 Foundation

Behaviour and Personality Profile

•   The ability to work to tight deadlines
•   Good computer skills
•   Excellent problem solving, communication and liaison skills
•   An enthusiastic, self-starting approach with an appetite for success
•   The ability and willingness to learn and adapt

Career  Development

•    Continual professional development with the Association of Project Management (APM)

You will play an integral part in ensuring that our Government's communication systems in the UK and around the globe are reliable and totally secure. In return we will offer you a positive and creative environment to work in and give you all of the tools and training to develop and be the best that you can be.

To find out more about HMGCC and how we are truly individual, both as an organisation and an employer visit 'about us link'.

*If you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package.

Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.


This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.