Graduate Project Manager

25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Becoming a Graduate Project Manager with Capita Group:

We currently have a really exciting opportunity for a Graduate Project Manager to join our Operational Excellence delivery team. This role offers an overview Capita in its entirety and will allow the successful applicant the opportunity to work alongside highly skilled and experienced members of the team delivering a programme of several key initiatives.

This is a fast-paced role with lots of variety and challenge, along with fantastic future career prospects looking to progress within our organisation. Within this role you will benefit from on the job training and mentorship by members of the team

What you will do:

Planning, directing, and co-ordinating activities to manage and implement complex inter-related projects.

Evaluating & interpreting data and presenting this back to colleagues and clients when needed

Engaging directly with business stakeholders for the project to ensure their requirements are captured and the project delivers to their expectations

Signing off of all expenditure in line with Project Forecasts and agreed Tolerances, actively managing risk both internally and externally

Managing the project in line with project communication, Quality, Risk and Issues Management Plans.

Evaluating changes to project management practices and initiates improvement to PM Practice as appropriate.

Your experience will include:

Graduated in the last three years with a minimum of a 2:1 at degree level in a business related subject

Good analytical and presentation skills, happy to [present to colleagues and clients at all levels
Have the ability to learn quickly, taking responsibility for own learning and development
Able to work in a demanding and fast paced office environment and deliver to deadlines
Professional and approachable with the ability to communicate with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels
Willing to go the extra mile and use own initiative to solve problems

About Capita Group

The Group Operations Excellence function has been introduced to support three key tiers of strategic activity, namely Enhanced Automation, Global Delivery and Operations Management.

We've a highly evolved data driven environment in most accounts, although some are on a journey of evolution and require central support and guidance to develop their account. This small agile team are also responsible for supporting the identification of opportunities and offering solutions, along with helping support MI specifications in some areas.

This is one of the central service teams of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customer's needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday (rising to 27), company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact Jo Robinson via email via (url removed) for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership