The Junior Project Manager is a key member of the PSO delivery organisation, and actively contributes to the successful delivery of client facing projects and the management and administration of the internal Project Management Office (iPMO). The intern will work as part of a project team under the guidance of a Project Manager on the delivery of large and complex cloud and automation projects.
The intern is also responsible for the delivery of a small portfolio of client engagements, from initial client contact agreeing delivery schedules, to the formal closure of the engagement.
Additionally, the junior project management team are responsible for the management and administration of the iPMO, a key function ensuring projects are setup correctly and follow VMware best practices during the project lifecycle.
The role of a Junior Project Manager has three focus areas, co-ordination of small engagements, support of a Senior PM in a large project, and management and administration of the iPMO.
This is a great opportunity to independently manage small projects within agreed time, budget and quality criteria, building your co-ordination and communication skills and abilities.
The intern will also support Senior Project Managers on complex cloud and automation projects. The role will focus on taking responsibility for many of the project management administrative responsibilities, as well as actively supporting delivery at all stages of a project.
The junior project manager role is also responsible for the administration and management of the iPMO. The iPMO accepts projects into the consulting organisation, works with the Delivery Managers on resource alignment, and tracks project progress throughout the project lifecycle to ensure quality criteria are followed and met.
The intern will receive substantial guidance, feedback, and mentoring from the PSO team to help build their Project Management skills in a fast-paced technology environment.
The internship role is a rewarding but demanding role, candidates need to be fast learners and confident to work under their initiative, key attributes are:
In addition to the core role VMware Staines has an extremely active Intern community which offers a great peer support network and the ability to become involved in organising charity events, knowledge sharing and learning opportunities.
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