Apprentice Associate Project Manager (APM)

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Babcock Integrated Technology Ltd
Unit 100, Bristol Business Park, Bristol, BS16 1EJ
£374.00 per week
11 Feb 2021
07 Mar 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Babcock Defence Systems Technology (DST) deliver industry leading engineering and technology services through the customer lifecycle from design and build through to in-service support to our Navy platforms whilst at sea. Integral to our success has been our Project Management Office (PMO) which works across functions to deliver projects on time and within budget.

As an APM apprentice you will become an important part of our PMO team working on a diverse range of projects where your output can make a real difference.

Your typical daily activities will include:
  • Preparing planning schedules and activities for review
  • Defining work packages
  • Reconciling and analysing data into useful information
  • Developing communication plans and producing reports on delivery, cost and quality

During your apprenticeship you will work in the following areas of the business:
  • Equipment Management
  • Maritime Support Services
  • Programmes and Production
  • In-Service Support

Each placement will last six months, and you will be based in the Bristol area at either our Ashton House site or at Bristol Business Park in Filton.

You will attend collegewhen studying towards your Project Foundation Qualification (PFQ) and Associate Project Manager Qualification (APMQ).

Your technical training will be supplemented with in-house training courses and soft skill training to help you develop your personal and team working skills. You will also be supported by a mentor and in your first year by a buddy who will be an APM/Project Assistant working within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills - written and verbal
  • IT proficient
  • Good numerical skills
  • Good people skills - good at influencing people and team working

Personal qualities

  • Robust work ethic
  • A willingness to take responsibility for personal, academic and vocational development
  • 'Can do' attitude
  • Resilient and determined- able to work under pressure
  • Adaptable to change

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) which includesGCSEs at grades B/6 or above(or equivalent) in maths and English.

3 A Levels at grade B or above or an equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC at Merit or Distinction.

Future prospects

The aim of the apprenticeship is to prepare you for a permanent project management role working as an APM within Defence Systems Technology. We are also committed to supporting further development of our ex-apprentices through further education and technical training.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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