Associate Project Manager Apprentice x2
CH2M HILL
London, GB
11d ago

This apprenticeship is suitable for new or existing professionals already in a project management support role such as Junior Project Manager, Project Management Support, Assistant Project Manager or other roles requiring project management skills.

Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success! Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors.

They can be large or small. An associate project manager knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost, and works with the project team to achieve the required outcomes.

Associate project managers need good planning, organization, leadership, management and communication skills. An associate project manager utilizes resources with suitable skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge to work together in a motivated and integrated team, with clearly defined reporting lines, roles, responsibilities and authorities.

Programme units cover a number of project management principles and practices :

  • Understanding the principles behind successful project management through business case and investment appraisal
  • Developing risk management plans, structured techniques and approaches for planning projects efficiently. Monitoring, scheduling, resource, budget and cost management.
  • Using software tools such as Microsoft Excel to assist with planning and execution e.g. risk and quality analysis

  • Working with people and resources to plan, run and manage projects on time and on budget
  • Effective project communication and managing stakeholder relationships
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    The minimum qualifications for this position are :

  • Achieved a grade C / 4 or above in at least 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English AND holds an A Level in any subject OR Level 3 qualification in a similar Project Management qualificationTraining provided and Qualifications that you will gain :
  • Associate Project Manager Level 4 (equivalent to first year of degree study)
  • Student Membership of the Association of Project Management (APM)
  • International Project Management Association IPMA Level D qualification
  • Level 2 qualifications in English and Mathematics
  • Potential to progress onto Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship L5
  • The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience :

    Skills

  • Confident communications skills both spoken and verbal
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Experience of using MS office packages; particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Characteristics

  • A well-mannered and professional individual with a positive can do’ attitude. Proactive in nature who takes pride in getting things done’ to a high standard.
  • Able to demonstrate a keen interest in a career in Project Management within the engineering & construction environment and some understanding the Tideway Tunnel project.
  • The apprenticeship will run over a 2-year period which leads to Student Membership of the Association of Project Management (APM).

    There is the opportunity to go onto further study to enable you to be qualified to progress onto Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship L5.

  • The successful candidate will receive support with 20% off-the-job learning via Training Provider QA through blended learning including four components;
  • workplace activity, classroom learning, online learning and exams.

  • mobile-first education via virtual learning which means learning can be accessed anytime, anywhere providing high-quality learning content on the go
  • Week long intensive classroom workshops to learn theory behind each module which can be delivered on-site and assessed by a qualified visiting assessor
  • Support with submitting evidence of practical exercises, assignments and feedback
  • Preparation for end-point assessment following completion of all modules
  • Working week : 9 : 00am 6 : 00pm / 40 hours per week

    Closing date for all applications : 3rd June 2018

    As part of your application, please include your resume and a separate document answering the following questions :

  • What inspired you to want to become an Associate Project Manager?
  • Tell us about the qualities you possess that would help you succeed in this role and any awards or achievements you are proud of?
  • Please detail strong examples of managing projects or meeting tough deadlines.
  • The successful apprentice will be based at one of the three Tideway project sites outlined below :

  • Central Delivery site office, 80 Kirtling Street, London SW8 5BP
  • East Delivery site office, Chambers Street, London, SE16 4XL
  • West Delivery site office, Carnwath Road Riverside, London SW6 3EJ
  • Please ensure you can commute to / from at least one of these locations during office hours before applying for this opportunity.

    Preferences in office location / s can be discussed at interview stage.

    Recruitment timeline for 2018 : Telephone interviews - May / English and Math’s skills assessment - June / Onsite Interview -

    July / Start date - August / Course starts - September

    Work permits and visas will be handled on a case-by-case basis and dependent on business need. If there are no means of securing a work permit and you are interested in working for us, then you can visit and search for vacancies in the countries where you have the right to work or can secure one easily.

    We have offices around the world and all of the positions are posted on our website.

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