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A leading provider of science and technology solutions to the UK Ministry of Defense, the Royal Navy and to other defense departments and corporate customers internationally.

We offer complete solutions, from research through product concept, design and development, manufacture and subsequent support

Be part of QA’s 10k in Tech and add yourself to the UK’s tech explosion!

Job Details:

Responsibilities of the Apprentice – In this role, you will be:

  • Supporting the divisional and project management community to facilitate effective project control, delivery of projects and assist in the development of tools to predict, report & maintain project performance
  • Identifying areas of discrepancy and / or deviation
  • Learning from the technical teams to develop an understanding of the project portfolio
  • Seeking root-cause problems and find solutions
  • Working to set monthly project lifecycle deadlines that cannot be missed

Requirements of the Apprentice

You will ideally have:

  • IT skills and knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • An interest in project management
  • An appreciation of cost, planning and project management principles/techniques
  • Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good telephone manners and a good attention to detail
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet project/business deadlines
  • Reliability and will be conscientious
  • A willingness to learn and confidence to ask questions if unsure, as well as being able to challenge individuals
  • An A level or a Level 3 in a similar subject or holds an existing project management award i.e. Prince 2

Training available for the Apprentice

Starts with an 18-24 month Higher Project Management apprenticeship, which combines training and work-based assessment, covering: Leadership skills, Communications, Finance & risk management and Stakeholder management.

You will gain Associate of Project Management (APM), and EAL Level 4 Diploma in Project Management. This fantastic opportunity can potentially lead to you earning £47k in a project management role.

Additional information

Working days/hours – Monday-Friday, 37hrs per week

You will need to be willing to work additional hours on occasions, if required for a specific reason

This role requires an SC security clearance

Benefits

  • Free car parking
  • Free gym on site
  • Payment of annual subscriptions to professional institutes/bodies
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Travel insurance (for private travel including spouse/partner and children)
  • Vodaphone discount
  • Dental Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice for Purchase of Cars
  • Well-being programme – a programme of health and wellbeing initiatives provided in conjunction with our Occupational Health partner; includes flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour/7 days a week telephone and web based service providing advice and guidance on a wide range of work-related and personal/family issues
  • Staff Social Events including summer event and Christmas Party
  • Finder’s Fee – Successful introduction of permanent employee
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