Assistant Project Management Apprentice (Asset Management)

Recruiter
South West Water Ltd
Location
Exeter
Salary
£16,250.00 - £18,500.00 annual salary
Posted
22 Mar 2017
Closes
25 Apr 2017
Ref
VAC001192862
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
We are looking to recruit 3 Assistant Project Manager Apprentices to work on specific projects and provide day-to-day co-ordination and programme support to the Asset Management team. You will be involved in a range of activities as well as having a unique learning experience where you'll be valued, rewarded and supported all the way.

Our Asset Management department are the asset stewards of the asset base for South West Water, managing and targeting over £900 million of asset investment funding across the business.

The successful candidates will be part of a 50 person team. You will work with professionals who are multi-skilled in planning, engineering and environmental skill sets, to support successful delivery of the programme.

We are seeking 3 ambitious apprentices to join the team, learn and develop their project skills to become the business' Asset Managers of the future.

(full Job Description available from Training Provider, South Devon College)

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • The successful candidate will have a strong interest in data analytics and statistical analysis.
  • They will have a strong analytical approach to data, data quality and presentation.
  • Familiar with Word/Excel/PowerPoint (i.e. sound computing skills) is essential.
Personal qualities
  • The new apprentice will be a proactive and flexible team worker with excellent attention to detail.
  • They will have good organisational skills and develop their existing skills to effectively prioritise their own workload, take ownership of data and information with a strong analytical ability.
  • The successful candidate will be able to work independently, taking the initiative to solve problems, as well as being an integral team member.
  • The apprentice will be motivated to achieve objectives and have both good written and verbal communication skills
Qualifications required
  • 5 GCSE's or equivalent at grade C or above
  • Two maths and science related A-Levels or equivalent qualifications/experience
  • ONC/OND in an appropriate Scientific subject
  • Graduate or study towards a degree in an unrelated subject (ie not Project Management)
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK
Future prospects This higher apprenticeship will provide you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge of project management, and leading teams or tasks. The course is delivered through a flexible combination of training and assessment, based on a live project with South West Water. The qualification is based on the association of project management (APM) body of knowledge, the APM competence framework and mapped to the project management national occupational standards. South West Water do all we can to offer permanent posts to our apprentices on successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider The role will be mainly based at our Exeter HQ, with some accompanied site visits to asset locations. The successful candidate must be able to make their way to and from work within the prescribed timetable