Telent Apprentice Project Planner
Location: London, Carburton Street & Remote Working
Type of Job: 3 Year Apprenticeship
Starting Salary: GBP14,000
Ref No: V11657
Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to kick start your career?
Are you interested in working in an exciting and rewarding environment?
Are you ready to challenge yourself and learn new skills and gain on the job experience?
This role is a fantastic opportunity to work within the world of Telecoms Projects
??? Sounds Great? But what will I learn????
The projects that we work on here at Telent, how they work and what the requirements are
To familiarise yourself with project work breakdown structure and plan a schedule which is capable of delivering the project objectives.
To support the development of schedules at different stages of the lifecycle,
How to analyse and document business process flows
All about project performance measurement and be able to run technical reporting.
From sitting in on planning topic discussions and meetings.
To ensure that the project team is kept regularly updated and familiar with programme schedule.
How to analyse, monitor and identify schedule related risks and support mitigation measures.
How to present schedules to our clients, whilst providing concise and clear commentary on all aspects of the programme logic
To actively support a culture focused on safety and quality in your daily activities.
How to coordinate a planning process.
How to analyse and provide programme updates, whilst keeping internal tracking and dashboard reporting up to date.
To work with the Project Management Office to provide cost control updates and reporting of the financial performance through the telent used finance systems (Oracle)
You will working with the Project Management Office and the Project Management team to review project performance throughout the project life cycle.
Learn how to produce schedules for the project manager, using industry standard planning tools
To develop your talent and integrate into the business with the help of an assigned mentor.
To communicate well with all levels of stakeholders. Using different methods of communication and learn how to report and record the information.
To work as part of a team or work alone
The requirements of the different customers and contracts and how to fulfill those needs
To act as a Telent ambassador
How to own problems and take the responsibility of solving them
Be proactive in supporting Telent and recognising when colleagues need helpThe Specifics:
The apprenticeship is 3 years long
You will be mentored by colleagues, supervisors and managers throughout the scheme
You will work both from the Telent office in Central London on Carburton Street and remotely from home
On completion of the scheme you will have a BTEC Level 3 as a Project Controls Technician
On completion of the scheme you will have the opportunity to integrate into the full-time workforce
The apprenticeship is a managed scheme with a mix between apprenticeship course work, on site working and vendor exams (block release)
You will be required to travel to other Telent sites will be required within this apprenticeship, where you can claim back the costs using the Expense Portal
For this apprenticeship you will work for telent whilst attending online learning at college. You may have to attend college to sit exams or sit end point assessments. Most college studies will be carried out virtually.
Still Interested? What will you need?
To qualify to join telent as an apprentice you must:
Have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) specifically in Maths, English and Science or an IT related subject
A full UK Driving licence is a benefit but not a requirement for this apprenticeship
Basic IT skills, using Microsoft Office & Excel
Be able to demonstrate good attention to detail
Ability to work within a team and on your own initiative
Able to pass pre-employment clearanceAdditional Info:
To excel and develop in the telent apprenticeship scheme you must have:
An interest in developing your skills
The ability to commit 100% to the programme and your personal development
The basic knowledge of windows operating systems
A strong focus on client and customer service
Experience in communicating with internal and external stakeholders
Strong planning and organising skills
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
Be an effective communicator both written and verbal
A positive, can-do attitude
The ability to work as part of a team and alone
The ability to demonstrate that safety, is the first consideration.
The ability to "call out" when something is "not right" in a constructive and positive way.
A desire to build robust working relationships beyond company boundaries.
Honesty, to admit or point out when things are not going well
The ability to constantly seeking ways to raise performance and encouraging others to do so.
Self-awareness and humility. Being aware of one's own limitations and welcoming the help and support of others.
Understanding the skills of the team members and valuing the contribution that each makes.
The ability to respect the views and opinions of others, especially when they disagree with them.
The ability to be clear when communicating with others, taking the time to explain and to confirm the other person's understanding.
Resilience when faced with problems, seeking solutions and remaining positive.
Self-Motivation and be comfortable working in a fast-moving environment
A commitment to continued education and improvement through on the job training and day release is essential
Have an enquiring mind and be comfortable asking questions to check your understanding as needed
The willing to work away from home depending on project requirementsSo??? Want to know more about telent?
Every time you pick up the phone, surf the Internet, travel on a motorway, catch a train, bus, or tube, or even dial 999; chances are telent have enabled the technology to make this happen.
With current annual revenues of GBP40.3M, 2,700 employees and 50 operational locations across the UK and Ireland, we are a leading technology company which designs and delivers solutions and services for organisations to create, improve and maintain their ICT, mission critical communications networks and operational systems, vital in the effective operation of the nation's infrastructure.
At the heart of many of the UK's best-known brands, telent operates within multiple industry sectors including Transport, Service Provider, Public Safety, Defence and Government.
Telent's industry expertise and professionalism make the company a Partner of choice for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution including BT Openreach, Highways England, London Ambulance Service, Merseyside Fire & Rescue, Metropolitan Police, Network Rail, RNLI, Sky, Transport for London, Virgin Media and Vodafone.
Excellent employee benefits:
Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:
33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
Company pension scheme
A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
An employee-funded car leasing scheme
Occupational health supportWe reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.
telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion