Graduate Project Manager

Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
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Job Title - Graduate Project Manager

Salary -Competitive starting salary, dependent on qualifications and previous experience. Plus Veolia benefits listed below

Location - Kent and South East London

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Closing Date - 3rd of December 2021

*Candidate shortlisting will take place w/c 6th December and assessment days will take place between w/c 13th December 2021.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission at Veolia is to 'Resource the World'. We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Project Manager to join our dynamic team across Kent.

Environmental solutions, improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the Resourcers, behind the resources. We want you to be part of our diverse workforce!

Graduate Programme

This will be a 2-year programme starting in September 2022. It will provide you with valuable exposure and insight into Veolia services and strategic Veolia projects such as reviewing and reducing carbon emissions, improving infrastructure and improving the social value for the communities that we serve.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in multiple exciting projects across the South East whilst supporting the South East Municipal management team in the delivery of key Environmental and Social Value projects. All whilst gaining vital exposure to several disciplines such as Financial Planning and P&L responsibility, Health and Safety and Environmental Management, Customer Service and Project Management.

As part of the Graduate Development Programme, you will go through a structured development programme, undertaking leadership, management, soft skills and safety modules with your graduate cohort.

What will you be doing?

Support the management team in the following day to day duties: client liaison, financial modelling, data-driven decision making, learning about upcoming legislation and supporting operational colleagues.
Manage projects to review and reduce carbon emissions, improve infrastructure and improve the social value for the communities that we serve.
Work with the operational management team to identify and implement improvement projects focusing on performance and efficiency of services.
Work closely with the digital transformation and communications teams to ensure the solutions delivered meet business expectations.
Develop and maintain positive relations with key council officers and other stakeholders.

What are we looking for?

Degree level qualification, preferably in an Environmental/Sciences field (a minimum of 2:1 to be achieved by Sept 2022)
Creative thinking and innovation
Communication and personal interaction skills
A commitment to / keen interest in environmental issues and improvement
Attention to detail and accuracy must be demonstrated
Full Driving Licence
Project management experience (desirable)


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Our promise to you

In return, you will receive 25 days of holiday, our market-leading pension and a wide range of employee discounts. Additionally, we provide mental health and financial support because we are committed to supporting you.

Please note that if a high number of quality applications are received, this vacancy may close early. To avoid disappointment, please apply with plenty of time before the stated advert closing date.


As a proud equal opportunities employer, we are fully committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment that's diverse and welcoming. Every applicant who passes the minimum requirements for the role will be considered, no matter their age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status

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