24 August

Junior Project Manager

Overview:

SQS is the world's leading specialist in software quality. We provide end-to-end business process quality assurance for software based systems. SQS consultants identify and mitigate business risk in technology led transformations utilising standardised methodology, industrialized automation solutions, global delivery and deep domain knowledge across multiple industries. Through our specialisation we provide an objectivity which delivers certainty.

Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, the company now employs approximately 4,600 staff. SQS has offices in Germany, the UK, Australia, Egypt, Finland, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa, the UAE and the US. In addition, SQS maintains a minority stake in a company in Portugal. In 2015, SQS generated revenues of 320.7 million Euros

This position stems from over 30 years of successful consultancy operations. With over 10,000 completed projects under its belt, SQS has a strong client base, including half of the DAX 30, nearly a third of the STOXX 50 and 20 per cent of the FTSE 100 companies.

SQS is the first German company to have a primary listing on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. In addition, SQS shares are also traded on the German Stock Exchange in Frankfurt am Main.

Job Description

Are you a Junior Project Manager looking for a new challenge and to step up in your career? As a Junior Project Manager, you will be working in a client facing role across a range of sectors focused on defining and implementing projects for large or complex projects. A Junior Project Manager will assist the Project Manager in ensuring the project is completed on time and within budget, that the project's objectives are met.

Responsibilities:           

Attend internal and external project meetings and following consistent processes

You will not be required to face off with clients except on the rare occasions that it is required

Assist Project Manager in track project deliverables using appropriate tools

Support Project Manager in management of project team

Ensuring high level of quality assurance

Manage and mitigates risks in conjunction with appropriate stakeholders and the project manager

Constantly monitor and report on progress, with respect to time and budget, of assigned project areas to the project manager

Develop reports defining project progress, problems and solutions                                                                                      

Desired Skills & Experience     

Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, PMP, or Prince 2 would be an advantage

Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management

Knowledge of project management techniques and tools

Direct work experience in project management capacity

Proficient in project management software

A background in consultancy would be an advantage

Key Competencies

Critical thinking and problem solving skills

Planning and organizing

Presentation and Report writing skills

Communication skills

Delegation

Negotiation and influencing skills

Conflict management

Adaptability

Stress tolerance

Qualifications:

A degree in Computing, Engineering or equivalent

In-depth knowledge of Project Management processes and methodologies.

1-2 years experience in Project Manager roles

Lean Six Sigma/PMP/Prince 2 qualification advantageous

Benefits of working for SQS

 

The opportunity to work independently on tasks for challenging, international projects within a successful team and with a high degree of personal freedom in your role

Challenging tasks that you and the SQS team bring to a successful conclusion

A constant stream of new challenges within a consultancy firm renowned for its forward-looking methods and technologies

Extensive training to develop the essential skills you will need to develop your career with SQS

Benefits, such as a pension, private healthcare, mobile phone, laptop, family days and regular social events

Please apply here.