Graduate Analyst

  • Student Loans Co Ltd
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 01 Nov, 2020
Seasonal Consultant

Job Description

Graduate Project Management Analyst
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Glasgow/Darlington
G3 - 2 year Fixed Term Contract


We'll accept applications up to 5th November 2020. The virtual Assessment Centre will?take place on Monday 23rd November and you must be available to attend on this date.


Why SLC?

Do you want to be part of a fast-moving, dynamic organisation? Could you thrive in a customer-focused business environment? Would you like the opportunity to develop your own personal and professional skills for your future while helping our customers invest in theirs?

If you answer 'yes' to all these questions, we might have the perfect job for you.


What's the job?

The Project Management Analyst will support Project Managers to manage on a day to day basis the delivery of a number of business change or technology projects and the associated business change activities. The Project Management Analyst has a key role in supporting the Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of the required outcomes, including the appropriate governance and assurance, monitoring progress, managing risks and issues and ensuring the business readiness for change.

Key Responsibilities:

Over the course of the two year Graduate scheme, become proficient in the following areas:

  • Support the Project Manager to deliver change, with day to day running of the project, performing project administration including meeting preparation, co-ordination and minute-taking of project related tasks

  • Support the Project Manager to track progress against the project milestone plan and assist the Project or Programme in enforcing the completion of tasks identified in the project plan

  • Support the Project Manager to maintain project financial forecast, liaising with the Financial Management team, to ensure project forecasts are current and correct

  • Support the Project Manager to ensure projects remain within governance and stagegate reviews through compliance to the project management standards, methodologies and practices

  • Support the Project Manager to track and record project risks, issues, dependencies, conflicts, priorities, lessons learned and closedown activities.

  • Support the Project Manager to report on project(s) status through agreed reporting lines, using the agreed technology, adhering to timelines and tracking changes through the controlled change process, including preparation of quality Board packs

  • Support the Project Manager to identify key stakeholders and support collaborative working across internal and external project team

  • Support the Project Manager to manage the required ongoing capacity planning activities

  • Support the Project Manager in the development of the Business Case and in tracking and monitoring the Business Case benefits throughout the project lifecycle

  • Contribute to continuous improvement and developing working best practices, for self and others within the project management community.


How do I apply?

This role requires the following knowledge, skills and experience.

Essential:

  • A degree in Project Management or a business-related subject gained within the last 3 years

  • Competent in using MS Office suite, including PowerPoint, Excel

  • Good communication skills, written, verbal and presentation skills gained through experience or academic achievements

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships evidenced by previous experience or academic achievements

  • Strong organisational, administrative and planning skills evidenced in application

  • Ability to manage and prioritise own work and deliver to strict deadline

  • Collaboration skills demonstrated through previous experience or academic achievement

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in a project environment and in project management methodologies and practices is desirable

  • Relevant academic and professional project management qualification

  • Previous business experience gained through an internship or placement

  • Good working knowledge in using MS Project (Online)



Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!..... click apply for full job details