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Junior Project Manager - Materials & Nanotechnology

Junior Project Manager - Materials & Nanotechnology

Job Title: Junior Project Manager - Materials & Nanotechnology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG-5597-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 20, 2021 10:00

Job Description

Our Nanotechnology client P2i are currently seeking x2 Junior Project Managers on a permanent basis at their site in Oxfordshire. 
As a result of a significant new project, they are entering a period of growth and are seeking ambitious Junior PM's or Project Coordinators who have some prior Project Management experience and have ideally come from a technical / scientific background. This role has potential to develop quickly so if you are ambitious and keen to become a Project Manager in the future this is a great opportunity.
The role exists to coordinate and report on Customer Project Management activities, and support the development and implementation of Project Processes in order to drive timely and cost-effective project delivery to achieve the Company Strategic objectives, from Innovation through to business as usual (BAU).
Main Responsibilities
Support Project Managers in coordinating the organisation and delivery of projects;
To budget, on time and to specified quality standards; usually with teams within a department in order to deliver successful projects, that will feed into the company Programme portfolio
Developing and maintaining relationships across the business to promote and facilitate highly effective cross departmental communication and coordination.
Supporting the development, maintenance and continuous improvement of project and business process documentation within the Customer Delivery team.
Administration and utilisation of the Project Management Software to plan, maintain and report on projects. 
Administration and utilisation of key logs (e.g. risks and issues), schedules and documentation across projects.
Academic Qualifications or Key Knowledge
Educated to A-Level Standard
Project management training/experience
Educated to degree level
Technical/Scientific background
Prince2 practitioner or similar
Skills & Experience
Fully conversant with MS Office (Excel & PowerPoint)
Methodical with attention to detail
Able to work and deliver to deadlines
Previous experience working in a Programme or Project Office