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Junior Project Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 16/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92996

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Position: Junior Project Manager
Location: Dublin
Day Rate: Negotiable Day Rate Contract
Contract: Initial 6 Months (Strong potential for further extensions)


Our client a leading Telecommunications organisation is looking for a Junior Project Manager with at least 3-5 years Project Management experience to join their team based in Dublin and support their end client

The Junior Project Manager will have Specific project management responsibility for planning and co-ordinating small scale projects

Junior Project Manager KEY Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrable experience and capability to manage projects under the following assumptions; that the technical solution would already be largely proven and main suppliers would have been previously used. The level of risk to the business is clearly outlined and should be low.
  • Has sound understanding of concepts and principles in project management and a basic knowledge in other subjects or disciplines, which are relevant to the content of the project (e.g. six sigma and network management processes.
  • Works best where the outcomes are unambiguous, contracted before the start of the project and unlikely to undergo material change.
  • Uses judgement based on the analysis of information.
  • Operates in a learning context with guidance from project sponsors and more senior project personnel but requires minimal supervision. Expected to escalate issues, which have exceeded the expected project boundaries, to the appropriate higher authority.
  • Has developed communication and diplomacy skills used to persuade and influence with a growing ability to engage and inspire clients at peer level. May also share issues and work on solutions with external consultants.
  • Should be able to manage and direct the project team, Ability to act as a mentor for a Project Leader. Will coach new project management recruits and offer guidance to more junior project staff.

Junior Project Manager KEY Requirements/Skills:

  • At least 3 - 5 Years Project Management Experience
  • Competent, but not necessarily experienced, user of the elements of project management methods and best practice and developing experience in delivery of projects as defined by the needs of the business.
  • Will have at least three years relevant experience of project delivery (i.e. project leadership, responsibility and accountability). Typically has experience of owning many smaller projects over a number of years.
  • Good record of delivering against pre-determined requirements, often in reasonable timescales.
  • Familiar with, but not necessarily accredited in, a formal Project Management methodology such as Prince at Foundation level, 6 Sigma or APMP.
  • Has received formal training and can apply the knowledge to specific project circumstances with coaching and direction from more senior project personnel.
  • Desirable but not essential - has previously worked in the Telecommunications Industry.