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Transportation - Project Management Summer and Industrial Year Placements (2019)

London, Birmingham or Bristol

Section 1) The role
Join our innovative project management team and it will be up to you to make sure our transportation projects run smoothly. You’ll take care of everything from design, contracts and budgets, to purchasing and on-site construction. It’s a big job. But you’ll enjoy bringing everyone and everything together to deliver some of the largest and most challenging engineering projects in the transportation industry. 

As a Graduate Project Manager you would be responsible for providing administrative support to the Project Director, Project Managers and Commercial Manager to assist in ensuring that projects are completed within timescale and budgetary restrictions whist providing maximum value.

You will also have opportunities to run small projects by yourself and ensure they are delivered on time and on budget. There’s an array of chances for you to develop your skillset, build up your experience and grow an impressive portfolio. 

Section 2) The Team 
Transportation is involved in some of the most technically challenging design and engineering projects in the
rail industry. Providing an opportunity to work alongside some of the industry’s leading engineers and gain
experience of being part of the project teams behind some of the Rail industry’s major infrastructure projects.

East West Rail, HS2 and M4 CANs are all projects that you could working on.

Section 3) Responsibilities
(please revisit the below – we need some generic duties that apply to graduates) 

As a Graduate Project Manager, you’ll:
Disseminate project information to stakeholders 
Develop and maintain project deliverables under the direction of the Project Director and Project Managers to secure and measure progress 
Collect and input data in to project trackers and databases 
Attend Project Meetings and support with meeting minutes
Preparation of meeting material to include reports, presentations and agendas 
Project cost analysis, monitoring cost and assessing earned value 
Assisting in the preparation of Project Management and Commercial Reports for the Senior Management Team 
Assisting in Work Package Management processes
Work towards APM Chartership status 

Section 4) Requirements
Please amend where necessary? Again we need some consistent graduate requirements
Achieved or on track to achieve a bachelor’s (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) in Business Management, Construction Project Management, Project Management, Physics, Maths, Data Science or any Engineering degree 
Drive and determination to achieve Chartered Status 
Confident working on your own initiative and as part of multidisciplinary teams 
A good communicator who can analyse problems, create innovative solutions and manage your time effectively 
A flexible approach to travel as our projects and training may take you to a variety of 
      locations in the UK and possibly abroad 
Prepared to undergo a medical assessment, as some roles may involve working out on site
Experience with APM or PRINCE2 would be advantageous
Knowledge of transporting systems or engineering would be advantageous  

Section 5) Rewards & Benefits
Click here to review our rewards and benefits 

Section 6) Apply & Process
How to apply
Our deadline for applications is Thursday 21st December 2017. Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible. 

For further details on our recruitment process please click here. 

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