Project Management Apprentice (Level 4)

The Old Fire Station, Gipton Approach, Leeds, LS9 6NL
£153.55 per week
10 Dec 2020
07 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Key Responsibilities:
  • To manage a project or series of projects throughout the whole lifecycle, from creation to final reviews
  • Assist with stakeholders (internal and external) as appropriate throughout the duration of the project and ensure the reasonable requirements of stakeholders are managed and achieved
  • Assist with ensuring the appropriate procurement or budgeting of the project and equipment in accordance with delegated levels of authority as set out in the Project Plan
  • Assist with the financial management of projects ensuring they meet their objectives within the set budget
  • To oversee the project schedule and resources and proactively keep within the project scope
  • Contribute to project evaluations and reviews to ensure important lessons are learned and captured to inform future projects
  • Participate in monitoring and reporting of projects including the development and planning process to ensure successful projects in accordance with the college's and departments specific requirements
  • Effectively lead the temporary project team, with support from the relevant senior manager, demonstrating a drive for results
  • To understand and operate within the governance of the project
  • Contribute to the mitigating of actions that will minimise risk impacts and optimise benefits, whilst ensuring the quality of the project plans
  • Promote and contribute to the development of a mutually respectful and supportive team ethos within the Department
  • To work towards and complete the Level 4 Associate Project Management standard

  • To ensure accurate and timely record keeping on the systems used
  • To take part in regular, reflective supervision and appraisals to ensure both the delivery of a good quality service and personal and professional development
  • To attend any required training that will increase knowledge and proficiency in your specified area of work
  • To attend any meetings as deemed necessary by the organisation
  • To work collaboratively and restoratively with colleagues, stakeholders, service users, consortium partners and other agencies.To contribute to the effective monitoring and evaluation of GIPSIL services and ensure all outcomes are evidenced
  • To work within and actively contribute to the organisational policies, procedures and values, including the organisation's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy, promoting diversity and difference in all aspects of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational abilities
  • Experience of managing risk and putting measures in place to monitor this
  • Experience of managing a diverse workload
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • Knowledge or experience of producing evaluation reports linked to projects
  • Experience of working in a team environment
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with people at all levels of an organisation

Personal qualities

  • Desire and interest in running
  • Projects within a Charitable environment

Desired qualifications

For the purposes of attaining the Level 4 Project Management Qualification, the candidate must have Level 2 English and maths at grade C/4 or above and a relevant Level 3 qualification or equivalent.

Future prospects

Potential to be retained.

Things to consider

May be expected to attend office at least once a week during COVID (depending on projects working on).

Please review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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