Project Management Technical Apprenticeship - Scotland (20415)

J. Murphy & Sons Limited.

Project Management Technical Apprenticeship - Scotland (20415)

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J. Murphy & Sons Limited., Kiltyrie, Perth and Kinross

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 16 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 3c338f5a9b53491eb5e53a694d898e8c

Full Job Description

In this role you will be working with a team of experienced planners assisting in the planning and delivery of a wide range of construction projects.


The main duties of the role include:

  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.

  • Assist the Project Planner as directed.

  • Assist the Project Planner with evaluation of Project tender documents in order to build detailed tender programmes specifying time and resource requirements.

  • Liaise with members of Work Winning Teams during the Tender process as required and assist with co-ordination of their input into planning matters.

  • Development of tender programmes into construction programmes.

  • Production of programmes throughout the duration of live Projects.

  • Co-ordination of input into the programme from the construction team.

  • Review construction progress with input from the construction team, update programmes and produce reports as necessary under the Supervision of the Project Planner.

  • Attend meetings as required.

  • Attend site regularly to assist site teams with planning matters.


  • What qualification will I receive through the apprenticeship?

    As part of this apprenticeship you will follow the Project Management Technical Modern Apprenticeship (SCQF 8) which takes up to 2 years to complete. At the end of the apprenticeship, you will achieve a Diploma in Project Management at SCQF Level 8 (includes APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) at SCQF Level 7).

    We are recruiting for this apprenticeship across various projects in Northern Scotland. Due to the remote locations of some of our sites, applicants must be willing to travel as required. Due to the nature of our work and size of our sites, we may require you to have a full clean UK driving licence.,
  • National 5 Maths & English at grade A-C (or equivalent qualification at SCQF 5 and 6)


  • You must also have attained or have attained by September 24, one of the following:
  • Higher English & 1 other STEM subject minimum grade C


  • You don't need to have previous experience for the role, but you do need to be ready to learn, have a positive mindset and a can-do attitude!

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable. Please note, that we do not provide sponsorship.

    Murphy is a leading international, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America, Murphy provides better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including transportation, water, power and natural resources. We also have a number of related businesses - Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. Murphy is a specialist in delivering pipelines, design, structural steel, tunnelling, fabrication, bridges and piling, and has a substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities. Murphy employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as 'One Murphy' by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success. There's more to

    Above all, we need people who will adopt our values and strive to live them:

  • One Family, One Team, One Murphy

  • Always Deliver

  • Respect, Integrity & Accountability

  • Never Harm

  • Continually Improve




  • What you'll get in return
  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.


  • Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy's inclusive culture.

  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service

  • Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.

  • Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review

  • Above market rate contributory pension scheme

  • Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus

  • Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus

  • Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations

  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc

  • Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.