Junior Project Manager

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Junior Project Manager at Navitas

Navitas are very excited to be expanding our project management team to include an ambitious Junior Project Manager with previous experience of SaaS based projects and experience working in the UK and EU on enterprise-level projects. 

Reporting to the VP Strategic Projects, you will directly own day-to-day management and delivery of projects, working closely with customers, internal resources and ensuring timely delivery, to scope and on time. In addition, you will assist in building the project management target operating model and provide direct support to the Executive Team on key projects, from initial scoping through to preparing scope of works for customer sign-off.

Whilst this is an office-based role, there will be a requirement for regular travel. A clean driving license and flexible approach to working hours will be essential.


What you’ll be getting up to:

  • Own and deliver end to end project management
  • Plan work and set deadlines to agreed deliverables
  • Prepare scope of works for customer sign-off at project commencement
  • Work closely with customers and internal resources to deliver the projects
  • Management external and internal expectations for project delivery deadlines
  • Deliver projects on time ensuring quality standards are met and delight our customers
  • Escalate issues and potential delays in a timely manner to permit corrective action to be taken
  • Ensure all client meetings are documented and minutes issued
  • Complete required project controls such as risk logs, action logs, change request logs etc
  • Work with third party suppliers and providers as needed to deliver scope
  • Highlight potential risks and act proactively to resolve issues
  • Provide weekly and monthly progress reports by client against defined KPIs
  • Ensure smooth transition from implementation to BAU with documented handover to Support Team.
  • Support Sales Team in early stage of projects
  • Maintain excellent product knowledge


Qualifications:

  • Degree or HND qualified
  • Membership, or eligibility for membership, of a relevant professional body
  • Prince2 Foundation as a minimum


Experience:

  • Proven work experience delivering projects in a software environment, min 2 years
  • Hands on experience with project management software
  • Experience of QA processes and controls
  • Experience with the deployment of IT software solutions, preferably Saas solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal), with customers, teams and stakeholders
  • Excellent organisation skills and time management skills
  • Experience of establishing relationships and customer management


Just a little more about Navitas Safety…

We’re on a mission to raise safety standards across the food service and hospitality industry. Our roots were founded in food safety consultancy over 30 years ago and now we’ve supercharged this with cutting-edge and disruptive software and hardware technology. We have ambitious plans to continue to expand internationally – we want to be the safety solution in every kitchen in the world. We’re aiming big!

If you’d like to apply for this role, please send your CV & Covering Letter to [email protected]

Navitas Safety is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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