Junior Project Manager

Project Management · London, London, City of
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time

DETAILS
• Business Area: Client Success/PMO
• Job Level: Subject Matter Expert
• Location: Home-based with expected presence in Company Office locations and client addresses, as required
• Employment basis: Full-time Mon – Fri ~40 hours per week
• Reporting to: Squad Lead


JOB PURPOSE
Consistently high-quality project delivery is the lifeblood of any professional services organisation. Being client-centric and delivery-led means, we work closely and collaboratively with our clients to deliver exceptional projects within the commercial bounds agreed. We’re only as good as our latest project engagement. We’re driven by continuous improvement and learning from what went before to become greater.


The Junior Project Manager (JPM) is a couple of years into their career but is able to confidently pick up less complex projects or workstreams, on time and budget, resulting in delighted clients. The JPM will gain a growing exposure to the diversity and challenges that is effective project management (through coaching and mentoring) This exposure and successful achievement will set them on their pathway towards becoming a Project Manager (PM).


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE
• Effectively manage small teams in a bid to achieve high quality project and workshop delivery, within agreed time and budget;
• Drive to achieve and exceed client expectations and satisfaction whilst subscribing to best practice measures;
• Effective management of all project communications in line with agreed communications plan and Delivery Framework;
• Effective management of Deliverable assurance and change management in line with commercial obligations;
• Collaborating with PMO/Operations to produce accurate and timely reporting, forecasting and expectation management;
• Strive to maintain desired levels of personal and squad utlisation.


KPI’S & REPORTING
• Meeting or exceeding personal utilisation levels as agreed with Squad Lead;
• Establishing and maintaining delivery excellence within the squad – starting with the Brilliant Basics;
• Working with Squad Lead to optimise practice performance and evolution;
• Living the Kocho values;
• Striving for happy clients that want to continue to work with Kocho;


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential

  • Agile or growth mindset;
    • Experience and understanding of project delivery methodologies;
    • Experience of delivering projects in a B2B environment
    • Collaborative and inclusive approach, with ability to balance competing demands and work co-operatively with all stakeholders;
    • Ability to multi-task across range of projects/tasks at any one time;
    • Excellent communication skills – written and oral;
    • Good attention to detail, time-management, and ability to deliver on agreed commitments.

Desirable
• Basic understanding of the technologies Kocho work with;
• Experience of working within a similar professional services organisation (technical consultancy, software development agency, systems integrator etc) to Kocho;
• Basic commercial understanding – budgets, revenue, margin etc;
• Experience of delivering projects in an Agile/iterative manner;

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time