Trainee IT Project Manager - Legal background
Have you been working within the legal industry for a few years as a paralegal, legal secretary, solicitor or similar? Are you interested in lifting your career to a more rewarding industry?
Law firms are known for high-stress working conditions, overly-long hours, low salaries, poor treatment of junior staff and repetitive work. Not to mention vast competition for jobs and limited opportunities. You deserve better!
The good news is that there's a great and growing industry that needs your talent and skills!
Our client, a successful, growing software house, is looking for people with a background in law, who are keen to shift their career and move to a more rewarding industry with an amazing work/life balance.
IT is changing the world! Now you have an excellent opportunity to establish yourself in its future success, as a Trainee Software Project Manager.
- Are you fed up with Law Firms?
- Want to save yourself from constant stress and long working hours?
- Want to join an industry where your talents are celebrated?
A successful software development company is looking to employ bright candidates from a legal background and train them to become professional Project Managers with an excellent career progression path.
They expect you to have the following skills, honed through both your education and work experience:
- Extreme attention to detail
- Documentation and information organisation
- Excellent verbal and written English
- Research, planning, scheduling and monitoring skills
- Flexible approach to work, with a focus on delivery to deadlines and high standards
Successful candidates must be Law degree educated with experience working in client-facing or office-based roles, with a confident and charming personality.
Key Responsibilities (training provided):
- Managing software projects from inception to acceptance and completion
- Project risk/issue management.
- Stakeholder management, progress reporting and expectation setting
- Team monitoring/motivating
- Attending client meetings and analysis sessions
Who should apply?
This opportunity offers an EXCEPTIONAL, unique and highly successful 4 year training/employment program that will help the right candidate to build a successful career in IT and project management.
If you succeed and are awarded a training contract with our client, you will start as a trainee project manager and throughout the first year receive an unprecedented level of training, support and mentoring from their highly skilled senior team. More advanced training will then follow along with the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge projects within the company, until you master the modern technologies, processes and practices of software development and become a senior project manager by the end of year four. Also your annual salary will typically raise by £5k every year, meaning almost double the income by the end of your initial contract.
You are invited to apply for this position only if you're excited and committed to building a successful career, not if you're looking for a temporary job.
For qualifying candidates who require visa sponsorship, Tier2 Sponsorship may be available if they are a graduate from a UK university.
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