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Project Manager - Graduate Scheme

£20,000 - £24,000
London, Soho

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Ben Taylor

As Give A Grad A Go's Sales Manager, it's my responsibility to lead our team of expert Graduate Recruitment Consultants. I make sure that our sales team is reaching its full potential, offering both graduates and clients the best possible service.

My area of expertise

I work primarily with corporate clients in the Banking & Finance sector. My graduate jobs tend to include FX Broking, Trading and Wealth Management roles.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Having been on the graduate job hunt for a while, I originally came into the Give A Grad A Go office to discuss potential career opportunities. I was really taken aback by the fantastic working atmosphere and cameraderie at Give A Grad A Go, and when Cary called a few hours later to invite me in for a trial, it felt right. 7 years later, here I am!

The worst job I've had

Before I worked at Give A Grad A Go, I did have a few interesting graduate jobs – probably the most challenging was working in the energy industry. It was interesting to learn about energy, but setting margins for huge corporate energy tenders was definitely a bit out of my comfort zone!

Interested in project manager graduate schemes in London and want to work in the education sector? A rising educational technology platform, based in the heart of London, are now on the lookout for a Project Manager to join their graduate scheme.

Company profile

In this Project Manager graduate scheme, you will be joining a market leading business within the EdTech space. Whilst they still maintain many of the value of a startup, they are proud to now have a presence in over 150 countries globally. Widely recognised as industry front runner, they have been rewarded both the accolade of ‘EdTech Company of the Year’, as well as securing investment backing to further expand and develop the business.

Job description

In this Project Manager graduate scheme, you will be working across several areas of this burgeoning business, undertaking a range of different duties from day one. The role will be heavily focused on managing existing client relationships, further strengthening these ties as well as delivering world class and sector leading digital products to the global client base. You will also play a critical role in managing the delivery of projects, and maintaining and growing client relationships. Time management skills are essential, as you will be key to bringing order to a fluid and fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities

In this Project Manager graduate scheme, your responsibilities will include:

Project management:

  • Delivering projects on time and in budget
  • Continuously improving on your deliverables
  • Presenting monthly reports on client accounts to Senior Management
  • Driving improvement in delivery effectiveness and efficiency

Managing key client accounts:

  • Partnering with a portfolio of global clients
  • Managing the seamless delivery of products and exceptional client service
  • Preparing monthly reports on account status and manage project budgets
  • Driving further business opportunities with existing partners

Supporting the wider team:

  • Collaborating with the sales team to identify and drive opportunities
  • Working with the Head of Operations on strategic projects and improvement initiatives
  • Representing the business at conferences, events or other marketing opportunities

So, what are we looking for?

  • At least a second class honours from a top university
  • Strong analytical skills, with the confidence to analyse basic data using Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Maintaining a sharp attention to detail
  • Confidence to work autonomously
  • Due to the nature of the role there will be opportunity to travel, both nationally and internationally
  • PGCE or experience in digital learning / teaching is a huge bonus!

What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of between 20,000 – 24,000 + Bonus
  • Immediate exposure to the C-Suite from the start
  • Agile Project Manager Qualification
  • Lean Thinker & Lean Six Sigma Yellow / Green belt
  • 2 week onboarding package
  • 1-1 Mentoring and coaching session from C-Suite throughout your time with the business
  • Flat organisation structure with plenty of opportunity for growth
  • Awesome offices in the very heart of Central London
  • Regular team nights out!

Looking for project manager graduate schemes in London and interested in working for a growing EdTech platform? If you’re a highly organised graduate with an interest in education, apply for this Project Manager graduate scheme in London today!

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