Graduate Project Manager
- Permanent / Project Management
- On site
Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.
Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy. We are a collective committed to making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise, and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.
About our Graduate Programme:
As a graduate at Assystem, from Day 1 you will be welcomed to the Assystem family, we will focus on getting you up to speed on what we do, our values, and what you can look forward to on our 2-year experience.
You will have the opportunity to work with customers on live projects, bring value from the start and learn new skills.
As part of the programme, you will have access to Mentors, benefit from peer-to-peer learning through our Graduate Forums, identify and develop skills through our upskilling framework, and the opportunity to work across different industries and customers.
As a Graduate Project Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and coordinating projects from initiation to completion. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and senior project managers to ensure successful project delivery. This position is ideal for a recent graduate with a strong interest in project management and a desire to learn and grow within the field.
Main responsibilities will include:
- Assist in ensuring that the projects and tasks are delivered to time, cost and quality. Supporting the team accordingly and working with the project manager in making sure all necessary arrangements are in place.
Project Planning and Execution:
- Assist in creating project plans, including defining goals, scope, deliverables, timelines, and resource requirements.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to gather project requirements and ensure they are clearly documented.
- Monitor project progress, identify potential issues, and proactively implement corrective actions.
- Coordinate project activities, allocate resources, and ensure adherence to timelines
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective project execution.
- Facilitate communication and collaboration among team members, ensuring a clear understanding of project objectives and tasks.
- Foster a positive team environment and encourage teamwork, innovation, and continuous improvement.
- Identify project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
- Monitor and evaluate potential risks throughout the project lifecycle and implement appropriate risk response plans.
- Proactively communicate risks to stakeholders and propose solutions to minimise their impact on project outcomes.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with project stakeholders, ensuring their needs and expectations are understood and met.
- Communicate project updates, progress, and changes effectively to stakeholders, ensuring transparency and managing expectations.
- Address stakeholder concerns and resolve conflicts in a timely and professional manner.
Documentation and Reporting:
- Prepare project documentation, including project management plans, schedules, status reports, and meeting minutes.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date project records, ensuring compliance with organisational standards.
- Generate reports on project status, key performance indicators, and milestones for presentation to management.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration or Science / Engineering
- Basic understanding of project management principles, methodologies, and techniques.
- Familiarity with project planning, scheduling, and risk management processes.
- Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Familiarity with project management software (E.g., MS Project)
- Proficient in MS tools (E.g., MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word).
- Analytical mindset with the ability to problem-solve and make data-driven decisions.
- Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner
- Adaptability and willingness to learn new concepts and technologies.
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment, collaborating with individuals from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise.
- Demonstrated leadership potential and willingness to take initiative.
Requirements for Assystem Graduate Scheme:
- Successful Candidate must be a UK Sole National
- Successful Candidate must be willing to relocate as part of their rotational Scheme (Relocation Support available)
The successful applicant must be a UK resident and, due to the nature of the work to be undertaken, applicants will be required to meet this criteria in order to attain a minimum level of BPSS clearance.
When will we be in touch?
Thank you for applying!
We will be sifting through applications from the 6th November, and you will receive a response to your application within 3 weeks of applying.
If you reach the next stage, you will be called by one of our recruitment team who will ask you some questions around:
– Your application
– Your Eligibility for the role
– Your passion for Energy transformation
– Your passion for your chosen discipline
– your knowledge on your chosen discipline.
Successful applicants will be invited to our in-person assessment centres. These will be held between 27th February – 20th March.
We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.
We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.