Project Management Graduate Programme
graduate scheme

Project Management Graduate Programme

Job description

Our Project Management Graduates will work as part of the DXC Global Project Delivery Organization which is responsible for driving revenue growth and achieving Business outcomes for our UK Customers through the successful delivery of projects.

The two-year programme
Our Project Management Graduate Scheme will help you gain an understanding of project management life cycles, processes and methodologies while also providing the basis for industry-standard accreditation. You’ll undertake a number of assignments, working alongside experienced project management professionals, in various project environments for diverse clients across multiple industry sectors.

Through practical experience of delivering projects using traditional and agile project management approaches we expect you to develop your skills in the management of project scope, cost, quality, resources, issue, risk, and communications and towards the end of the two years take full responsibility for the delivery of projects. You will be instrumental in the implementation of our New Style of Delivery model and helping our clients on their journey towards digital transformation.

  • Typical Assignments
  • PMO Analyst: Providing PMO support to a large scale transformation programme. Working across PMO areas including; risk management, financial reporting, change management and schedule management
  • Solution Integration Coordinator: Cost modelling for new business/bids and creating customer billing reports. Project managing small standard and non-standard customer changes into delivery
  • Vulnerability patching and IT maintenance Project Manager: Manage defects and security updates through the factory and release them into the live estate. Tracking finances, risk management and general reporting
  • New style of IT Delivery Manager: Delivering user driven changes in the live environment, representing DXC at customer sites

Testimonials
'I joined the DXC PM Graduate Programme in January 2015. In my current role I am successfully managing and delivering a large number of projects simultaneously for a variety of customers. There a strong management chain so you feel protected and supported. I am located in Erskine and work within a lovely campus, there is an onsite café and gym on site. The jump from my previous role to this Grad Scheme is one of the best moves I could have made.' Rachel.

'I joined DXC in January 2015 as a Project Manager in the Global Project Delivery Organisation. I have managed over 30 live changes as Delivery Manager, totalling over £300,000 in billing value. This past year has been particularly eventful and enjoyable, I represented DXC at a Graduate Fair at Strathclyde University, speaking to students about careers in IT. I had the opportunity to complete 'Tough Mudder 2017' with my DXC colleagues, raising money for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.' Michael.

'Since starting in September 2015 on the Graduate Programme at DXC, I have rotated through several roles within UK public sector accounts. I have achieved my CAPM qualification with the support of DXC, built up my technical knowledge and had the opportunity to travel to customer sites. I have also enjoyed many Volunteering and Engagement Activities including being a Trussell Trust Foodbank Volunteer and a buddy supporting new graduates as they begin their journey on the programme.' Meagan.

What we are looking for

Qualifications

Applicants with a minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in a technical, business or project management discipline with a strong interest in a career in IT.

Accepted degree subjects

  • business and management studies

How to apply

Applications are currently open to join DXC from Autumn 2018 onwards.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31/12/2018

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Closing date: 31/12/2018

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Additional job details

LocationAldershot · Chesterfield · Chorley · Erskine · Newcastle upon Tyne
Additional location informationFlexibility to work at locations (including client sites) in the UK
Salary

Competitive salary

Benefits package

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