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Vacancy Associate Project Manager L4
Vacancy type Apprenticeships
Reference number Ass1808
Form of employment Full Time
Salary / Rate Not specified
Hours 40.00
Published 07/09/2020
Closing date 20/09/2020


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About Jacobs

At Jacobs our Apprenticeships provide an opportunity to ‘earn whilst you learn’ combining practical training in a full-time job with a qualification designed for the industry.

We currently have an opportunity for an Associate Project Manager Apprentice within our MPPG (Major Programmes and Projects Group) Project Management team based in Central London, seconded to the Thames Tideway project. The individual will work towards achieving a Level 4 Project Management qualification.

The course will run over an 18 month. The successful candidate will receive support with 20% off-the-job learning via a local accredited training provider and this will be done through blended learning including four components; workplace activity, classroom learning, online learning and exams.

Working on Tideway project means much more than simply cleaning up the River Thames. You’ll be part of a team that will leave a legacy for London that will far outlive the project

About the role

An Associate Project Manager knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost and works with the project team to achieve the required outcomes. They need good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills.

They also utilise resources with suitable skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge to work together in a motivated and integrated team, with clearly defined reporting lines, roles, responsibilities and authorities.

Programme units usually cover a number of project management principles and practices:

• Understanding the principles behind successful project management through business case and investment appraisal

• Developing risk management plans, structured techniques and approaches for planning projects efficiently. Monitoring, scheduling, resource, budget and cost management. Using software tools such as Microsoft Excel to assist with planning and execution e.g. risk and quality analysis

• Working with people and resources to plan, run and manage projects on time and on budget

• Effective project communication and managing stakeholder relationships

Useful Information

Tideway will be hosting an Apprenticeship Open Day on Tuesday 31 March (AM) and would encourage you to apply for the position before this date so that you can be invited to visit the project office, learn more about the project and what it is like to be an apprentice on one of the most exciting major infrastructure projects in London.

Working week:

9:00am – 6:00pm / 40 hours per week including 20% release for studying

Office address:

London Cottons Centre, London Bridge, SE1 2QG.

Essential criteria

• Achieved a grade C/4 or above in at least 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English AND holds an A Level in any subject OR Level 3 qualification in a similar Project Management qualification.

How to apply

If you would like some help with applying for this opportunity, click here to register for Opportunity Lambeth Services and one of the team will be in touch

Please submit CVS to Noareen Zaidi -

Equal Opportunities Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected. JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


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