DXC Technology
graduate scheme
Expires12 days

Project Manager Graduate Programme

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

The DXC Technology Graduate Program is designed for talented, passionate graduates who are looking to join an agile world leader and are ready to deliver the best solutions to transform businesses in the new digital world through the power of technology.

Graduate Project Manager opportunity

We are looking for high-calibre Graduates to join our team of bright professionals at DXC Technology. You'll join an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards a professional qualification, whilst maintaining control and driving your own career.

Within the Graduate Project Manager role, you’ll have the chance to work on a diverse range of cutting-edge IT projects, surrounded by industry-leading experts. This will provide the opportunity to fulfil your career goals while being part of an established global company.

You will have a great deal of responsibility from day one, which will involve working in high performing teams and delivering client facing tasks. As you progress in your role at DXC Technology, we envisage you will develop your skills, increase your level of responsibility, and become involved with larger, more stimulating projects

In addition to your client project work, you will have the opportunity to get involved in several business improvement initiatives, and to take part in a wide range of formal and informal learning sessions, which will support your professional development and help in shaping your career. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside client and contractor teams, thereby gaining knowledge of project delivery from all perspectives.

The role

You will play a pivotal role in the delivery of our services, gaining a wide range of experiences supporting projects at every stage.

You will be ensuring that designated projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the highest quality. You will be required to assist and deliver in the following tasks:

  • Understanding what the client or company wants to achieve
  • Agreeing the timescales, costs and resources needed to deliver the project
  • Drawing up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of the project
  • Selecting and leading a project team
  • Negotiating with contractors and suppliers for materials and services
  • Reporting regularly on progress to the client
  • Maintaining effective communication with stakeholders
  • Resolving any issues/delays which may occur
  • Reviewing project procedures
  • Making sure everything is on time, within budget and built to the required standards
  • Giving clear timescales and objectives to clients and the team
  • Communicating with clients, contractors, colleagues and suppliers on the progress of a project

As your Graduate programme progresses and you gain more knowledge and experience you will be given increased responsibility in the delivery of projects.

The DXC Graduate Program offers you

  • A stimulating 24-month program with a company that is well positioned to grow and deliver true innovation and value to our customers
  • Opportunities to collaborate with senior leaders on various projects
  • The potential to fast track your career through our internal training and mentorship programs
  • Your people manager and assigned buddy will help guide and support you through your DXC journey from day one.
  • A variety of social and cultural activities to extend your networking and teambuilding skills

We have amazing opportunities that can translate your university skills and knowledge to corporate success. Our program operates across the UKI and we have collaborative spaces in Erskine, Newcastle, Aldershot, London and Galway.

What you'll get

  • As a graduate within DXC Technology our aim is to provide you with learning opportunities to rapidly grow your career and create an experience to remember.
  • All Early Careers will receive a dedicated onboarding week where you get to know the organisation and meet some of your peers.
  • We have created an Early Career Experience framework and Community to enjoy so you are creating moments that matter throughout your journey with us.
  • Along with our Regional EMEA Mentoring Program you will also be provided with a work buddy who will be with you every step of your first three months to guide and support.
  • And to top it all off you will have access to numerous learning platforms to help progress your careers


As an organisation we are predominantly Virtual First meaning you get the flexibility of working from home and opportunities to meet with your team to discuss project ad-hoc, but on some occasions, we do have roles that are within various base locations across the region. We do expect anyone applying to the roles to be flexible and be prepared to travel when required for your role.

Join us as a Technical Graduate and allow us to take you on your career journey where we will be with you every step of the way.

What we are looking for

  • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to project management.
  • Have a project management, business management, or related IT degree
  • A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change
  • Industrial placement year completed in project management is preferred but not essential
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Effective time and task management and leadership skills
  • Excellent organisation and verbal communication skills are essential and the ability to build rapport with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to use initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently
  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail, must be able to demonstrate accurate report writing
  • Energetic and self-motivated, you must be a team player with a flexible approach
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office
  • We will consider students with a minimum 2:1 and who have completed their degree in the last two years.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Hybrid, or partially remote
Newcastle upon Tyne
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 May 2022

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Closing date:  31 May 2022

Expires12 days

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