Graduate PMO Assistant (Belfast) - Summer/ Autumn 2024 Start

Graduate PMO Assistant (Belfast) - Summer/ Autumn 2024 Start Belfast, Northern Ireland

Full Time Belfast, Northern Ireland 28500 - 56317 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

When you join Kainos, you get to think beyond limitations to make an immediate and positive impact – like transforming digital services for millions of citizens or helping Fortune 500 companies get live and thrive on Workday. You’ll be part of a people-first culture that is growing around the world. We’re a creative, committed, and diverse group of individuals who succeed as a team. At Kainos your ideas are heard and valued and you’ll leave a legacy that you can feel proud of.

Join us and discover how our people write our story.



At Kainos, we recognise many of the greatest ideas and innovations come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive working environment that drives changes in Technology. Therefore, we particularly welcome applications from groups who are typically under-represented in this sector including women, non-binary and transgender people. At Kainos, our culture and flexible working approach are important to us - you can read more about it here. Kainos is a people-first organisation – you can find out more about our Employee Network groups here. All appointments will be based on merit.

Kainos was established in 1986 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, which is still our Corporate Headquarters today. Since then, we have grown to over 3,000 employees across 29 countries. Kainos is a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange. You can explore our stock growth with stock symbol LON: KNOS.


As a Graduate Programme Office Assistant at Kainos, you will provide administrative support to project managers through the Project Management Office (PMO) admin function, as well as support for the administration of our professional services automation (PSA) system.

Upon completion of the 12-month Early Careers Programme, you will have gained knowledge and skills to help transform the organization and set you on the path to becoming the next generation of leaders at Kainos. Fun fact - 11 of our 17 leadership team members have graduated from our Early Careers Programme!

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Project Resourcing – you will work with Project Management and Operations Management teams to develop and agree resourcing profiles for each project. Maintaining the agreed resource profiles within the Professional Services Automation tool.

  • Project Status Reporting - you will work with the Project Management team to produce fortnightly status reports on the projects currently in flight and presenting the status of the project to the Delivery Management team.

  • Project Financial Management & Reporting – you will work with the Project Management team and the Operations Management team to accurately forecast revenue for individual projects, ensure that services are invoiced accurately and on time, and collect debt from overdue customers.

  • Sales Pipeline Management – you will work with the Sales team and the Operations Management team to maintain an up to date Sales Pipeline within the Professional Services Automation tool. Working with the operations manager to forecast sales to revenue pipeline.

  • Bid Management – you will assist in the production of customer Requests for Proposal (RFP). Managing the delivery of various contributors ensuring a timely and quality response.

You will also be required to provide general support or assistance as required by the project management office. Complies with all confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and/or agreements and ensures security of information at all times.


  • Currently studying towards, or already obtained, at least a Level 6 bachelor's degree in a relevant subject

  • Ability to carry out responsibilities in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes

  • Personal time management and planning skills, with ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to deliver tasks within a given timeframe

  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn

  • Good verbal and written communication skills with both staff and external stakeholders

  • We all work in teams here in Kainos – a proven ability of strong team skills, including taking direction from others, is crucial

  • Be amicable and approachable with a mature, collaborative style

  • No experience required.


  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and make sensible decisions

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Experience with Office 365 Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) or equivalent

  • Familiarity with JIRA, Kimble, SharePoint or Workday

We’re looking forward to receiving and reviewing your application. We strongly encourage you to apply early. We review applications for all our opportunities on a rolling basis, therefore applying early gives you the best chance of being considered!

We welcome applications from individuals who may require adjustments in the recruitment process. Please
don't hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected] or highlight it in your application form, if you require any assistance or accommodations.

We expect virtual assessments to take place in October to November 2023. The start date for all roles is Summer/ Autumn 2024.

We wish you all the best with your application to Kainos and look forward to hearing from you soon!

So what are you waiting for? Let’s write the next incredible chapter of our story together.

Embracing our differences

At Kainos, we believe in the power of diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to building a team that is as diverse as the world we live in, where everyone is valued, respected, and given an equal chance to thrive.

We actively seek out talented people from all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are.

We also believe every candidate deserves a level playing field. Our friendly talent acquisition team is here to support you every step of the way, so if you require any accommodations or adjustments, we encourage you to reach out. We understand that everyone's journey is different, and by having a private conversation we can ensure that our recruitment process is tailored to your needs.

Graduate PMO Assistant (Belfast) - Summer/ Autumn 2024 Start
Belfast, United Kingdom
Russell Sloan
$100 to $500 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Public
Information Technology Support Services
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