Job Description


Junior Project Manager

  • Location:
    Home Based
  • Salary:
    £25,000 to £39,000 + Benefits
  • Employment Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Hours per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    31 January 2022
Reporting Group:
  • Group Support Services

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We are Places for People Group, we build homes and manage communities where everyone is welcome and everyone can thrive, we are placemakers. 

We want you to join the Places for People Group and the 11,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped to build, manage, maintain places that people are proud to call home and stay active in. How do we do all this? We surround ourselves with forward thinking people, get the job done people and innovative people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people. 

More about your role 

Currently we are looking for a number of Junior Project Managers to join our Strategic Delivery Office during a huge programme of change to help drive forward our People First approach to service delivery throughout the organisation. We are a large Group, and many of our businesses have ambitious plans for growth often enabled by technology. You will help deliver solutions which meet the requirements of the business, ensuring suitable governance and documentation is in place to fully scope, plan and monitor project delivery.

The purpose of the Project Manager is to manage the delivery of projects which meet the requirements of the business and deliver value, ensuring suitable governance and documentation is in place to fully scope, plan and monitor project delivery. This role is accountable for managing the delivery of multiple projects including ensuring that they are correctly specified, delivered on time, meet business & technical requirements and are within the agreed budget. The affordable housing sector is changing faster than ever before. Fire and building safety, energy efficiency and carbon net-zero, alongside the Social Housing White paper and the UK's ageing population are just some of the complex challenges facing HAs. At Places for People we are
developing a strategic and co-ordinated response to these issues and need an effective Project Manager to help drive forward the associated individual projects that will help us achieve our aims. If you have knowledge of and interest in these and other affordable housing issues. 

This role can be based from home, however our business is UK wide therefore some travel to offices will be required. Please note, we have a number of opportunities available based over 1 year FTCs, 2 year FTCs and Permanent opportunities.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website. 

More about you 

We are looking for individuals with a keen interest in Project Management having completed some PM related qualifications or experience. This opportunity will provide you with experience and knowledge in the business area to grow with the business.

The benefits 

We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.  

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include: 

  • Excellent holiday package and rewards 
  • Pension with matched contributions 
  • Training 
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more. 

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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