- Transport for London
- London (Central), London (Greater)
- Closing date
- 7 Apr 2023
- Business / Management
- Public Sector / Government
- Role Type
- Apprenticeship, Higher
- Start Date
- 24 months+
As an apprentice you will be supporting your project team in their day to day tasks and no two days will be the same. Depending on your project you could be supporting the identification and management of risks to your project, working with a planner ensuring the schedule is accurate, drafting a report to senior management on progress as well as working with contractors and the delivery team to ensure that work is delivered on time. The teams you work in will be various sizes and multidisciplinary and everyone, including you, will have a key role to play.
Your two-year development programme will be made up of up of four six month placement rotations in different areas of TfL. Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career. We also understand that everyone’s career is different, so every apprentice’s journey is unique. Here’s an idea of what yours could look like:
Placement 1 – Surface Transport – 6 months
Understanding the operational business and the fundamentals of Project Management in a large organisation with many different stakeholders.
Placement 2 – Major Projects – 6 months
You’ll gain stakeholder management experience with some of the biggest transport contractors in the UK. You’ll support the Project Manager in contract management, package handovers, assessing risks and managing the budget.
Placement 3 – London Underground – 6 months
You’ll gain a holistic understanding of the station, from power and signalling, to engineering and staffing, you’ll support the teams in seeking continuous improvements to upgrade the networks.
Placement 4 – Technology and Data – 6 months
You’ll learn to consolidate and manage planning schedules, support the development of business cases for new projects so that the team can ensure they reach financial targets whilst gaining exposure to different type of engineering and technology projects.
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