Associate Project Manager Apprentice

Unit 17, Sambourne, B96 6EW
£14,000.00 - £16,000.00 per week
15 Feb 2019
15 Feb 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Are you highly organised? Have desire for Project Management and ready kick start a kick your career with a fantastic company?

As a project Manager you will be given the opportunity you run your own Project within the business either internally or externally and complete the Project Management life cycle from start to finish.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Becoming the key conduit between relevant global stakeholders and project teams to ensure the solutions being developed meet the business requirements, architecture requirements, budget and timeline constraints
  • Work globally to collaborate with team members in different locations and different roles
  • Work with the project teams to develop clear timelines for development, testing and deployment
  • Drive the project teams forward in a structured, organised manner
  • Monitor progress towards the project objectives
  • Identify issues & risks. Work efficiently to mitigate risks and address issues. Escalating when necessary
  • Reporting on progress, risks, blockers and required escalation to senior stakeholders on a monthly basis
  • Ensure compliance with company standard processes and policies for projects that you are responsible for

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Well organised work ethic - able to work on multiple tasks in a flexible manner as priorities are changed
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with stakeholders from different business or technology functions
  • Ability to focus on detail whilst maintaining sight of the bigger picture
  • Understanding of software development processes, practices, tools, and techniques.
  • An interest and passion for IT and how technology can transform a business
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, with modules that addressed project management and agile (e.g. Scrum) (Ideal but not essential)
  • Competent and proficient understanding of software development platforms
  • Familiarity with software development methodologies

Personal qualities

  • Customer obsessed - internal and end external customer
  • Agile and quality driven
  • Commercially focused on benefits and costs
  • Collaborative and team working
  • Proactive and can-do attitude
  • Ability to work at pace and in a high-pressure environment
  • Embracing change - flexible in approach to ways of working, ability to adapt to change and being open to new ideas
  • Communication with multiple levels of stakeholders and external partners
  • Innovative and ability to think laterally

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent)including English Language and maths.

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position and long-term career within the Business.

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