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Project Admin / Junior Project Manager


Project Manager


Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom


Job Description:

Are you a leader looking to launch your career to the next level?

We are in search of a Junior Project Manager to join Leidos UK within the National Security and Defense Team, based in Farnborough.

We are in search of a Junior Project Manager to join Leidos UK within the National Security and Defense Team, based in Farnborough.

As a Junior Project Manager, you will work closely alongside the IABS Portfolio lead and the Programme Office/Change team and will be right at the centre of providing efficiencies in all aspects of the HOB programme administration. Small projects will be assigned which will require you to have the ability to prioritise work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term need


• Will work with the IABS Portfolio Lead to re-baseline the administrative element of running a portfolio and all that encompasses

When assigned a Project, the selected candidate will:

the ability to articulate risks and manage expectations accordingly

Responsible for managing deliverables on allocated projects

Track and report on project status

Conduct risk assessment of projects and collating work effort for any out-of-scope projects

Balance internal stakeholder inputs against the scope

Prioritise tasks for other teams based on project delivery

Be the first point of contact for assessing project inputs or delays

Collaborate with other teams and establish continuous improvement initiatives

Financial management: tracking budgets and managing financial processes –working to cost

What we need from you:

Proactive, Direct, Can-Do attitude and delivery focussed

Experience with Microsoft Office products

Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and autonomously as necessary

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Taking minutes / actions

Customer engagement

Strong presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client organisations

Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills

Project Manage simple Changes when required

Desired Skills:

Demonstrated flexibility and ability to handle changing business needs

Certified Prince 2 Project Manager or similar qualification.

Clearance Required:

  • Due to the nature of the project, this role will require having or obtaining an SC clearance

What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

• Dynamic Working

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science.

Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world. You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team. We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years. Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plan that enhance your future.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.