DE&S Project Professional Apprenticeship Scheme

Abbeywood ABW South #4004, Bristol, BS34 8JH
£18,000.00 annually
15 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
You may be involved in a number of different delivery activities including:
• Developing and documenting components of projects as required by the Project Team;
• Cost estimating, analysis and control activities;
• Under supervision provide comments and recommendations for cost management requirements relative to staffing and project controls;
• Schedule development, maintenance and monitoring
• Risk, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies and Opportunities management;
• Earned value management analysis and control activities;
• Development of workforce planning and staffing plans;
• Providing data to support business cases, strategic plans, customer presentations, bid evaluation and contract negotiations;
• Stakeholder engagement.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are seeking individuals who:
• Enjoy solving complex problems and can deliver clear and effective solutions.
• Can understand the bigger picture whilst dealing with the essential detail
• Have high standards of written and verbal communication
• Embrace change
• Have a strong focus on customer service
• Have a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Personal qualities

• Are pro-active and willing to take responsibility for their own development and career progression, and able to commit to a 2-year training programme

Desired qualifications

Applicants who hold a degree (or equivalent) qualification are encouraged to apply for the Project Professional Graduate Scheme, which is advertised on an annual basis (January/February).
Please note this role is aimed at applicants who do not have relevant professional experience within the areas listed above (Project Management/Project Controls). Those wishing to be considered for Project Controls positions at an equivalent level with experience can do so through the appropriate Level 1 Recruitment Campaigns on Civil Service Jobs.

5 GCSE grades (9-4) including Maths and English Language (or comparable/predicted).
2 A Levels, Grades (A*- D) in any subject or equivalent (or comparable/predicted).

Future prospects

There may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.

We've created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, alongside opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career - and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle. Abbey Wood site has a range of restaurants, coffee bistros and an on-site gym and nursery - it's easily accessible with lots of transport links close by.

Our sites are all designed to be accessible with good transport links, along with cycle racks and car parking.
We also want you to feel supported in your work environment, so, where we can, we aim to offer cafés and canteens, sports facilities, cash machines and green and pleasant surroundings.
We offer two market-leading pension schemes.
You can choose between the Alpha scheme or the Partnership scheme.
Generous 25 days holiday a year, increasing one day a year to 30 days after five years. In addition, you'll get 8 bank holidays.

The post does not offer any assistance with Relocation Expenses

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