Graduate Opportunity

Project Management Graduate

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Company Description

Huawei is a global leader in technology and ICT solutions. The company employs 180,000 people globally and its products and services can be found in more than 170 countries, serving one third of the world’s population every day. Huawei has achieved a great deal and remains profoundly ambitious in its plans for the future. It is dedicated to innovation and the development of trusted partnerships with its stakeholders, including telecom operators, businesses, consumers and government.

This spirit of innovation has led Huawei to work in close partnership with leading academic institutions in the UK to develop and refine the latest technologies. The company’s commitment to investment in R&D in the UK, through university partnerships or bespoke facilities such as the photonics centre in Ipswich, will keep the country at the forefront of global digital innovation. And through this commitment, the UK will play an increasingly significant role in helping Huawei to develop the technologies of the future that will transform the way we all communicate, work and live.

For the past 30 years we have maintained an unwavering focus, rejecting shortcuts and easy opportunities that don't align with our core business. With a practical approach to everything we do, we concentrate our efforts and invest patiently to drive technological breakthroughs.

This strategic focus is a reflection of our core values:

  • Staying customer-centric
  • Inspiring dedication
  • Persevering
  •  Growing by reflection.

Beyond Today, Leading The Future

What drives us forward? Our belief in going beyond what’s possible today. #Huawei is forging ahead with our partners all around the world to bring a fully connected, intelligent world to you.

Department Description

Business Unit Overview

We have an exciting opportunity at Huawei Project Management Office (PMO) is one of the six functional departments within UK Delivery and Service (Global Technical Service) which is the core business function responsible for all UK and Ireland service delivery activities to the customer. The major proportion of resources in the UK Representative Office belong to D&S with main focus on technology, creativity and innovation.

As a leading business department, PMO works cross-functionally with all stakeholders, understanding and executing the customer requirement and identifying potential risks along with the associated mitigation plans. The scope of our projects are spread across many areas but mainly Wireless Technologies (4G/5G), Fixed Network, Software and Core Networks.

The Project Management Office (PMO) is responsible for the successful delivery of the telecoms projects and ensuring customer satisfaction across Huawei UK Carrier Network Business Group (CNBG). Our Project Managers work cross-functionally and cross-technology. They are responsible E2E for all stages of the project from initiation through delivery and then onwards to final closure. The structure of the department is designed to allow the various functions to achieve success through ongoing strong collaboration together between Project Management, Project Control, Quality / Health and Safety and Revenue Management.

Role specification

As a trainee you will have the opportunity to specialise in one of three areas:

  • Delivery Project Management (Network Roll Out)
  • Project Control and Operational Management (PCM)
  • Project Environment Health and Safety and Quality (QEHS)

General Responsibilities applicable to the roles:

  • Creating and communicating the project plan and contractual obligations to the internal team and sub-contractors.
  • Organising and managing the project team to deliver agreed objectives.
  • Ensuring project implemented using the Huawei end-to-end digital delivery platform.
  • Maintaining effective customer relationships ensuring all issues are managed, and risks are mitigated.
  • Implementing and managing effective financial processes to ensure timely revenue delivery and efficient change request sign off.
  • Supporting profit & loss management including resource and budget forecasting.
  • Defining and managing quality implementation to defined requirements.
  • Defining and managing health & safety implementation to contractual and legal requirements.
  • Undertaking continual improvement activities and lessons learnt to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the project.
  • Capturing, documenting and communicating customer requirements and expectations.

Required qualifications and experience:

  • University degree in a technology subject.
  • Strong communicator with good organisation and analytical skills. Close attention to detail, problem solver, passionate, driven, self-starter
  • Ability to work independently and as part team in a multi-cultural environment
  • Willing to try authentic Chinese food and learn a couple of new words in Mandarin

If you already have some exposure to Project Management principles or customer engagement it would be desirable but not mandatory.

Contract and Benefits

  • Full time permanent employment contract
  • Starting salary £30,000 with up to 1 month performance based bonus
  • 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employment Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Corporate retail discount.

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How to Apply

Please send us your CV and covering letter (no more than two pages) to UKIGR@Huawei.com.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £30,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Reading and Dublin
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Hardware
  • Information Technology
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development

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