IT Project Management Graduate (Internship)

21160.00 - 21160.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Start Date
Job Title: IT Project Management Graduate (Placement)

Location: Borough, London

Salary: GBP21,160 pro rata

Job Type: Fixed-term (20th September 2021 and run until 29th July 2022)

Closing Date: 4th August 2021

Paper Round is a leading circular economy company, providing recycling, data destruction and office supplies services in London and the South East. We were formed by Friends of the Earth in 1988 and now operate as an independent commercial organisation; we are born environmentalists.

We are an ethical and fast-growing company with a team of exceptional people and are looking for someone to join us during an exciting period of change and growth.

The Role:

This is an entry level, fixed-term role based around project work and would be suitable for candidates looking for a year in industry as part of a degree course. The role will ideally start from 20th September 2021 and run until 29th July 2022, although there is some flexibility on dates. This is an important role to support multiple strategic projects across the business and maximise use of our core systems. The culture is energetic and there will be many opportunities for you to make a substantial contribution to the business, including supporting the development of valuable products for the company (e.g. using Microsoft Power Platform).

The successful candidate will work on the following projects during that time (with support from the Systems and Software Manager):

CRM Improvement Project (Microsoft Dynamics 365) - coordinating technical changes to support an overall update of our Sales and Marketing processes to ensure our tools are not only supporting these functions, but enabling us to maximise opportunities with existing and new clients
Customer Portal improvement Project - a project to refresh our online Customer Portal, available to our customers to access information about their account and services
Migration to single Project Management system for all development work - a crucial project to consolidate our development work into one management system (Azure DevOps), including set up of standard reporting dashboards and KPIs across the business. Key Duties:

Identify, detail, and document requirements for business processes and user stories from key managers across the business
Communicate these requirements to development teams, with support from Systems and Software Manager
Test changes, coordinate user testing and distribute training information around releases
Providing project support to maintain and manage cross-project development work and maintain backlogs of work
Supporting with the design of reports, dashboards and governance metrics for development teams as part of programme governance and reporting to directorsSkills and Experience:

To work to the highest ethical standards and have a genuine interest in protecting the environment
Strong ability to problem-solve, with a data-oriented approach
Strong attention to detail with a good eye for mapping processes and where these might be optimised
Strong organisational skills with an ability to independently manage and prioritise workload
Team player with the ability to remain calm under pressure and manage multiple projects
Good business and numeric sense with analytical mind
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
Candidates should be studying towards a degree which offers a placement year in industry
Candidates should be competent in all Microsoft Office packagesDesirable Experience:

Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant role
Experience of using Microsoft Power Platform or Microsoft Dynamics 365
Experience of using Project Management tools, especially Azure DevOps or Jira
Experience of project management methodologies, especially AgileWhat we offer:

You will be working on live projects with the opportunity to get valuable hands-on experience from experts across the business and at a senior level. You will also gain technical knowledge about how our systems are implemented, including experience of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and other industry-leading products. Your manager will set objectives with you for the role and coach you to develop in relevant areas which are important to you.


Charity volunteering opportunities and social activities
Office has panoramic views across the capital
Employee pension scheme and a travel season ticket loan
Employee Assistance Programme
22 days' annual leave (pro rata)Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Project Graduate, IT Project Consultant, Project Coordinator, IT Project Coordinator, IT Consultant, IT Project Controller, Business Project Graduate may also be considered for this role

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