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Junior Project Manager



Farnborough, UK
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2023
About us

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

What you'll do

You will contribute to and support the management of a wide range of internal development, capital, and contract programs across a variety of related technology. You must have an understanding of the basics of project management and be able to contribute to schedule updates, project reviews and reporting. You will have the opportunity to support the growth of the business not just through supervising projects but also through supporting proposal development and customer engagement.

The day-to-day

You will support the Program Managers with project reporting including scheduling, financial reporting, budgeting, risk management and overall process improvements. In particular, you will:

  • Work with a number of partner groups including engineering, operations, and support services within a global organisation.
  • Supervise progress on projects, understand the impact of change and define the scope of new and future projects.
  • Work with the PM team on whitepapers, bids and proposals with content and cost and scheduling information.
  • Receive mentoring and coaching from expert team members who will support you in the role and in your professional growth.

What you'll need

  • 2 years of experience with project support, analytics and scheduling.
  • Must have sole British Nationality (due to UK eyes-only projects), and have, or be capable of obtaining, UK security clearance (SC) or DV.
  • Certification in Project Management (Prince2, APMP or equivalent).
  • You enjoy interacting with a multitude of internal and external partners, combining interpersonal skills and an analytical approach.
  • You are proactive and flexible in the way you approach current and new challenges.

What will help you on the job

We are hiring a Junior Project Manager looking to grow their knowledge and experience in a dynamic environment. Any experience in project/program management or technical leadership experience would help you being successful in this role, as well as knowledge of EVM practices.


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