Project Manager Apprentice

Recruiter
Totem Learning
Location
Unit 6, The Cable Yard, Electric Wharf, Coventry, CV1 4HA
Salary
£672.40 per week
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Ref
VAC001507705
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
April
Duration
Permanent
Main duties:
  • Drive project planning for the team. Facilitate the planning and estimation process across the team to generate fully scoped plans for upcoming phases of the project and report to the Leadership Team
  • Drive, maintain and update the development schedule
  • Manage and motivate the development team, ensuring that milestones are adhered to, tech and decision pipelines remain unblocked and if changes to dates are incurred, all relevant parties are notified and the schedule adapted accordingly
  • Communicate progress on current and upcoming milestones, providing detailed analysis on team performance, risks and areas for improvement


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Very strong organisational skills
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile development environments while working to strict timelines
  • Able to identify, assess risks and strategize to mitigate them
  • Experience of the full project life cycle on two or more development projects, or equivalent experience
  • A good understanding of scheduling, planning, tracking and resource allocation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. You will be aware of potential and current issues and formulate pragmatic plans to solve them
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Always looking for ways to improve our process, team or project
  • Excellent knowledge and experience using MS Office applications especially Excel, project management scheduling tools e.g. trello, and bug management software
  • Enthusiastic, with a genuine passion for games and technology
  • A team thinker - able to work within a team and to actively work to make the team perform cohesively


Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Mature
  • Can use initiative


Desired qualifications

  • Proven experience in Project Management


Future prospects

  • To be taken on as a full time member of staff on completion of the apprenticeship

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