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Junior Project Manager

Junior Project Manager

Junior Project Manager - Business Change

Grade 8 – £27,741 - £30,451 per annum | Permanent | Full time 37 hours per week | Closing Date: Thursday 22nd September 2021.


Business Change Team are recruiting a Junior Project Manager to support the implementation of the 2022 YPO Portfolio. The Junior Project Manager role is pivotal to the successful delivery of the portfolio, which covers a wide range of business change and IT projects across this whole of the organisation,. YPO put our customers and teams at the heart of everything that we do and the Business Change team are at the centre of the organisation ensuring an independent view of the wider business.  

This role is a perfect opportunity for an organised individual who has an interest in starting their career in project management. You will be an important addition to the Business Change Team at YPO and will initially work on a number of smaller projects reporting into the Senior Project Manager and providing administrative support for the wider Business Change team. 


Job Purpose

The Junior Project Manager will work closely with the Business Analysts and the wider organisation to implement change initiatives to ensure we can meet our strategic objectives.


This is a challenging role, requiring a flexible attitude, an understanding of project management methodology Waterfall and Agile, high level of organisational skills, ability to matrix manage project teams and they must be able to communicate effectively with a number of key stakeholders at all levels from Project Sponsors through to SME’s.


The Junior Project Manager will ensure that the work and work outputs align with overall Portfolio, managing relationships with all stakeholders and updating of key project documentation is key to ensure the YPO way of Managing Projects is adhered to.


This role will also support the wider Business Change team with the administrative support as and when required, including the day to day maintenance of the Business Change Sharepoint site.


Key Benefits of this Role & YPO:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • An extremely generous holiday package: minimum 192.4 hours (26 days) annual leave per year + 8 statutory holidays + 3 discretionary close down days
  • Flexi scheme and flexible working arrangements
  • Free parking (subject to availability)
  • A robust CSR policy and a real commitment to staff development
  • Member of the Institute of Customer Service
  • Public sector organisation that operates very commercially
  • A strong family feel
  • Family friendly policies
  • Extensive offer of employee benefits including Cycle2Work, CSSC Membership, Discounted Travel Cards and many more.


If you wish to be considered for this role please download a job description & application form and send completed application forms to the HR Team at [email protected]


The closing date for receipt of applications is the Thursday 22nd September 2021 and interviews will be held on week commencing 4th October 2021.


CV’s will not be accepted in lieu of application forms. Please note only candidates that have completed and returned the application form will be considered.

How to apply

Download the job description and application form below. The application form consists of Part A and Part B. In order to shortlist an application form, both parts must be submitted. You will not be considered in recruitment process if you submit incomplete application form. Email your completed application form to [email protected]. Please note that we do not accept CV’s. All applications must be submitted using our official application form.