Project Manager Apprentice - 14219

Highways England
£327.75 per week
06 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Weekly wage £327.75

  • Working week Working hours to be determined by line manager

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 18 months

  • Possible start date 28 Mar 2018

  • Date posted 06 Feb 2018

  • Distance 136.5 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001358382

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    Required Skills:

    • Excellent skills with Microsoft Word Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
    • Ability to pay attention to detail
    • Ability to liaise with line managers in the business in order to deliver against their people requirements
    • Ability to consistently deliver high quality customer service in a professional manner; effective listening and good verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to solve problems
    • Ability to manage time effectively
    • Ability to learn quickly (on the job and through training)
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritise critical items and identify risk
    • Ability to perform a range of routine administration duties through experience in generic administration activity e.g. data processing, record management, minute taking etc.
    • Contribute to a positive team environment - is helpful and supportive of other team members and understands team priorities
    • Sound communication and advisory skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers within the business and candidates outside the business
    • Flexible approach to working with the ability to travel as required
    Personal qualities

    An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

    Desired qualifications
    • Plus A Level or Level 3 qualification in a similar subject
    • Or an existing project management qualification
    • Existing staff must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level in a similar subject
    Future prospects

    Benefits & Future Prospects:

    • Performance related pay - based on Highways England and employee performance
    • 26 days leave with an additional 1 day until it reaches 31 days
    • Flexible working

    Childcare vouchers and holiday playschemes - in order to assist with the financial cost of childcare, Highways England offers assistance to specifically cover school holiday periods. Highways England will contribute 60% of the cost incurred per child attending a Holiday Playscheme. The holiday scheme is applicable to any permanent or Fixed Term employees who have childcare responsibilities for children aged between 4 and 15 years of age, or, in the case of disabled children, 18 years of age.

    • Additional Childcare costs
    • Application for Advance of Salary
    • Season Travel Ticket - £1000 limit
    • Recognition scheme
    • Study support - obtain funding for training/qualifications, including professional memberships. (must be relevant to current role and requires sign off) Pension Scheme: Please see below contributions and a link where you can find some more information.
    • Employee Employer:
    • 1% 2%
    • 2% 4%
    • 3% 6%
    • 4% 8%
    • 5% 10%
    • 6% 10%
    • 7% 10%
    • 8% 10%
    • 9% 10%
    • 10% 10%

    More information can be found here:

    Things to consider

    Important Information “QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

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