Junior Project Management Officer – Graduates Programme

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Junior Project Management Officer – Graduates Programme



KPMG's Microsoft Business Solutions team is a Microsoft Gold Partner and leader in Microsoft software implementations for medium to large organisations, providing our clients with the ability to keep up with the ever-changing digital world by implementing Microsoft’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Engagement (CE) software from the Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) software line.

About the Programme

At KPMG Microsoft Business Solutions we offer various graduate roles to get your career off on the right foot.  During the Graduates Programme you’ll follow a structured learning path allowing you to get the knowledge required as well as hands-on experience while working on exciting projects with Microsoft technology. You will gain exposure on international projects across different industries and work with multi-cultural teams. Throughout the programme you will be supported by a network of Mentors, Alumni as well as Performance Managers and a ‘Buddy’ to gain as much as possible from the experience.

Your Performance Manager is there to support you with your career progression, discuss your aspirations and help you define your goals.  Your training and learning will be tailored accordingly to your performance goals.  Depending on the chosen path you would have a dedicated Mentor to guide you through the first experiences and share their expertise and experiences so that your transition to a young professional is smooth.

If you are a fresh graduate and passionate about technology, willing to work in a challenging environment on meaningful projects, then join us for the exciting journey of the Graduates Programme. This programme is specifically designed to get you set up quickly in the professional world, gaining recognized certifications and qualifications, training you in business and technology acumen and giving you opportunity to work on real projects, providing value to our clients.

Kindly note that the start date for this programme shall be in the first week of October 2023!

It’s an exciting time to join as a Graduate and the opportunities are limitless!

Our projects are internationally based with the possibility of international travel. You’ll work shoulder-to-shoulder with high-profile organisations, taking on real-world responsibilities and find solutions from day one, giving you the work experience, support, and development to thrive.

The impact you make will give you a real sense of purpose. So, join us if you want to help shape the future!

We will consider candidates globally, will help with securing Visas, and have a very good relocation package!

As Junior PMO, you will:

  • Assist on Engagement Management of MBS projects
  • Assist in onboarding and offboarding team members
  • Maintain projects documentation, including project plan, logs and trackers
  • Follow up on projects actions and collect updates from internal and external stakeholders
  • Prepare presentation packs and minutes of meetings for stakeholders and/or forums
  • Assist the Engagement Manager in projects monitoring and controlling
  • Document processes and assist the Engagement Manager to ensure proper project governance is in place
  • Maintain projects communication in line with the reporting and communication plan
  • Work with stakeholders / other PMO
  • Escalates Issues / Risks / Dependencies
  • Assist projects / programs / enterprise portfolio community on creation, tracking and timely delivery of key program artefacts - regular Program Status Reports, Issue & Risk Registers, financials. Benefit Realisation Reports etc
  • Be involved in conducting independent project health assessments to ensure adherence to standards for projects / programs
  • Act as liaison for both external / internal / regulatory / QPR audits when required

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Graduate/Student in their final year of studies, completed an academic degree or equivalent, preferably IT related OR up to one year of experience in a similar role
  • Interest in Project Management
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to create and present written and verbal communications that are audience appropriate
  • Strong administrative and organization skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Be competent in prioritising workload, scheduling and reporting
  • Self-directed, adaptable, flexible, proactive, fast learner

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge on Project Management Tools
  • Knowledge of Engagement Management and Stakeholders’ management
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Exposure to IT infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge of SCRUM, or Agile methodology
  • Financial awareness (project budgeting)

Enjoy the benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Business travel allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Relocation Package
  • Visa/Work Permit sponsorship

Interview Process:

  • Application review
  • SHL Assessment
  • Interview with Talent Acquisition Advisor
  • Interview with Hiring Manager
  • Feedback Call / Way Forward 
  • Job reference
  • Date published
  • Status
  • Primary job focus
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
  • Country
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