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Apprentice Project Manager

Employer
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Location
Oakroyd Hall, Bradford Road, Bradford, BD11 2DY
Salary
£17,842.00 annually
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Specialism
Business / Management
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
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What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Work within the WYFRS Project Framework processes and protocols.
  • Support development and updating of project documentation including timelines, project status reports, change control documents, risk / issue / decision logs and evaluation reports in consultation with the Senior Project Manager.
  • Use the provided ICT software to develop and update project documentation.
  • Support the development of key deliverables utilising the SMART objectives approach.
  • Understand the scope of the project.
  • Be aware of organisational impacts of change.
  • Identify potential stakeholders and support development of a
  • Stakeholder Engagement Strategy and Communications Plan.
  • Arrange meetings and support communications with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure all project stakeholders named within project forms are current accounting for role changes.
  • Support the establishment of internal and external dependencies resulting from or impacting on projects.
  • Monitor the project to ensure that the objectives are delivered on time, within budget and to the agreed levels of quality so that the business benefits will be realised.
  • Contribute towards completion of impact assessments.
  • Produce accurate and precise documentation.
  • Attend meetings and work flexibly, autonomously and without supervision when required.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Project Management L4

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be discussed upon completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 9-4 (A-C)) Desired

Things to consider

Experience of effective communication with others using various methods of communication. (Essential). Experience of using ICT equipment, software and data input. (Essential). Basic knowledge of why and how project management is used. (Desirable). Knowledge of using MS Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook . (Essential). Knowledge of SharePoint. (Desirable). Excellent literacy and numeracy skills, attention to detail and ability to produce high quality documentation. (Essential). Ability to communicate effectively both verbally (face to face and over the telephone) and in writing to build positive relationships at all levels. (Essential). Well organised, has an eye for detail and achieves high standards. (Essential). Problem solving skills, initiative and ability to consider options to deal with issues. (Essential). Absolute discretion when dealing with confidential or sensitive matters. (Essential). Demonstrate commitment to good data quality within all areas of work. (Essential). Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of equality and diversity to WYFRS as an employer and service provider. (Essential). Experience in a customer service environment. (Desirable).
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