Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Project Manager Apprentice - Edinburgh (EH12) Edinburgh   14001 per year

Do you want a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and start a very rewarding career? Start here, apply now!

You will be working for...

A company which is among the leading independent information technology and business process services firms in the is an incredible opportunity to build a career with a global Technology firm.

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

Your role will include...

  • Supporting the project teams with the planning and co-ordination of project related activities
  • Working with a team of IT consultants
  • Coordinating schedules and activities aligned with project plans and resource diaries
  • Coordinating resources and ensuring adherence to project schedules
  • Maintaining and updating Project Documentation
  • Information gathering and analysis
  • Collating, preparing and distributing correspondence and reports etc
  • Participating in and documenting team/project meetings
  • Handling email, telephone and face to face enquiries
  • Assisting with project management core processes (risk and issue management, document management, financial management, planning etc etc.) to gain a detailed understanding of project management methods
  • Assisting Senior Manager, PMO's and/or project managers with successful resolution of project issues

Your training...

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 EAL Level 4 Diploma in Project Management. This is a fantastic opportunity to start a long and rewarding career in Project Management.

Who should apply...

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Someone with both good communication skills and good interpersonal/team-working skills, who is highly organised and IT proficient
  • A minimum age of 18, with an A level or a Level 3 in a similar subject or holds an existing project management award i.e. Prince 2

Other Important Information...

  • You will have the opportunity to build a career within a major IT Consultancy. Competitive Salary and Contributable Pension is 14000 per year
  • You will gain a Level 4 qualification in Project Management
  • You will get 25 days Annual Leave per year + 8 statutory holidays
  • There will be sports and social club and other flexible benefits
  • Daily working hours are from 9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

What happens when I complete my apprenticeship...

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their Project Management apprenticeship.

It only takes a minute to apply for a Project Management apprenticeship with QA and begin your Project Management career with great prospects today.

QA's apprenticeship programmes are part-funded by ESF. The ESF is Europe's main instrument for supporting jobs, helping people get better jobs and ensuring fairer job opportunities for all EU citizens.

Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached

Job Reference:   9115

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