Associate Project Manager Ref. 774

Project Management
£30,880 to £33,191

Do you enjoy working on projects? Want to work somewhere a little different? Do you want a better work life balance? Considering a career in project management?

You’ll bring your excellent relationship building skills to liaise with your customers and experienced project managers to lead teams to solve real, technical problems. Your organisational skills will come in handy when working to different project timescales which range from a couple of months to a few years to meet the needs of the government in the UK and around the world.

HMGCC is a corporate affiliate with the Association for Project Management (APM). You will join a supportive environment where you’ll receive on the job training as well as career development through training courses and professional accreditation – we invest to be the best.

This is a full-time role, but part-time working will be considered (minimum 3 days a week).

More About You

You will already have:

  • An understanding of the techniques and best practices of project management. You may have experience running projects, perhaps related to an event in your personal life, that you will be able to use to demonstrate your understanding of project principles.
  • Evidence of creating co-operative working relationships with colleagues and customers working together in a team environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


The following are desirable and would strengthen your application:

  • Project Management Qualifications such as PRINCE2 or APM
  • Experience of working in a project support role
  • Knowledge of Agile frameworks/methodologies such as Scrum or SAFe
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Project or similar project management tools


Your Personal Skills

You will be the type of person who:

  • Establishes strong working relationships.
  • Is open minded and positive about change.
  • Promotes new and flexible ways of delivering services that are responsive to customer needs.
  • Communicates with credibility to a variety of audiences.
  • Sets clearly defined, realistic objectives and deadlines.
  • Suggests a range of possible solutions and evaluate these effectively.
  • Sets an example in high standards and values to others, shows integrity and professionalism.


Putting your skills to use

Using your diverse range of skills within the Project Management team, you will:

  • Lead project planning, scheduling, monitoring and reporting activities
  • Manage risks and assurance plans
  • Understand the needs of stakeholders
  • Review progress and identify areas of concerns
  • Provide the leadership to keep the project on course to meet its objectives


What we Offer

Now that we’ve explained a bit about what you will we be doing, here’s what we can offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service.
  • 2 ½ additional days leave (set dates through the year).
  • Paid overtime or TOIL. Your salary is for your contracted hours.  If you work more, and sometimes it’s needed, we believe you should be rewarded for that.
  • Lots of training.  This can be anything from a ½ day internal course to a distant learning degree.  If it’s relevant to your career, we will aim to support you.
  • A competitive Pension scheme.
  • Sports & Social Society. Whether its classic cars or baking, golf or crafting, we have a society for you.
  • On site nursery (subject to availability).
  • 3 days paid leave a year to support a registered charity of your choice.
  • Free parking.
  • Free onsite gym, open 24 hours a day.
  • Relocation Package.*
  • Affinity Groups – whether you are disabled, LBGTQ and/or BAME. We provide an inclusive environment and support for everyone.

HMGCC is proud to hold the status of Disability Confident Employer. In line with this, we offer the Disability Confident - Offer of Interview. To find out more and how you can apply under this scheme, please click here.

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You will play an integral part in ensuring that our Governments communication systems in the UK and around the globe are reliable and totally secure.

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Please note shortlisting will not be carried out until after the closing date for this role.

The closing date for this role is 23:55 on Wednesday 24th August 2022.

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.