Overview

Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship – Level 4 (Carlisle)

Salary: 4.15 per hour – 153.55 per week – National Apprenticeship Wage – during first 12 months. (if 19 years old or over, after 12 months your salary will increase to minimum wage for your age)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 25th October 2020

Workbase: Cumbria County Council, Parkhouse Building, Baron Way, Kingmoor Park, Carlisle, CA1 1RD

Start Date: January 2021

Apprenticeship Duration: 24 months

Do you want to pursue a career in Project Management? Do you want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification and benefit from on the job work experience? Then an Associate Project Manager apprenticeship with Cumbria County Council could be for you!

As an Associate Project Manager Apprentice, you will be working with the Capital Programme Team. The Capital Programme Team constructs and maintains all the council’s highways and property infrastructure. Each year over £100m of projects are delivered by the team on the county’s roads, care homes, schools and council offices. You’ll be embedded in a high performing team, working with them to deliver some exciting projects, gaining practical experience that will perfectly compliment your project management studies.

Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors and they can be large or small. Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success. 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. Associate project managers need good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity that offers a wide range of transferable skills.

This apprenticeship requires that learners are a minimum of 18 years old upon starting the apprenticeship.

Essential Criteria

Please note that your application will be assessed against the Qualifications; Skills and Personal Qualities and Behaviours listed on the Apprenticeship Description. In your application form you must therefore clearly demonstrate:

That you meet all qualification requirements, and

That you have or would develop, the skills, personal qualities and behaviours required of the role and provide examples where possible.

Aptitude Assessments and Eligibility Checks will be carried out week commencing 26th October 2020. All applicants must undertake an online aptitude test in order to be considered for the next stage in the recruitment process.

Cumbria County Council will share some of the details you have included in your application form i.e. name; date of birth; home address; email address; telephone/mobile number and qualifications with its commissioned apprenticeship training providers for the purpose of the recruitment, training and management of the apprenticeship programme.

Please ensure before you apply that you will be able to attend the next stages of the recruitment process.

Interview Date: Planned to be held week commencing 16th November 2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Training Provider:           Gen 2

Further information is available on Cumbria County Council apprentices on our website: www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/apprenticeships

If you have any questions or you would like an informal discussion regarding the opportunity please email the apprentice team at [email protected] or phone on 01228 221400

APPRENTICESHIP DESCRIPTION

APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/associate-project-manager-v1-3

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Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship – Level 4 (Carlisle)

Salary: 4.15 per hour – 153.55 per week – National Apprenticeship Wage – during first 12 months. (if 19 years old or over, after 12 months your salary will increase to minimum wage for your age)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 25th October 2020

Workbase: Cumbria County Council, Parkhouse Building, Baron Way, Kingmoor Park, Carlisle, CA1 1RD

Start Date: January 2021

Apprenticeship Duration: 24 months

Do you want to pursue a career in Project Management? Do you want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification and benefit from on the job work experience? Then an Associate Project Manager apprenticeship with Cumbria County Council could be for you!

As an Associate Project Manager Apprentice, you will be working with the Capital Programme Team. The Capital Programme Team constructs and maintains all the council’s highways and property infrastructure. Each year over £100m of projects are delivered by the team on the county’s roads, care homes, schools and council offices. You’ll be embedded in a high performing team, working with them to deliver some exciting projects, gaining practical experience that will perfectly compliment your project management studies.

Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors and they can be large or small. Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success. 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. Associate project managers need good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity that offers a wide range of transferable skills.

This apprenticeship requires that learners are a minimum of 18 years old upon starting the apprenticeship.

Essential Criteria

Please note that your application will be assessed against the Qualifications; Skills and Personal Qualities and Behaviours listed on the Apprenticeship Description. In your application form you must therefore clearly demonstrate:

That you meet all qualification requirements, and

That you have or would develop, the skills, personal qualities and behaviours required of the role and provide examples where possible.

Aptitude Assessments and Eligibility Checks will be carried out week commencing 26th October 2020. All applicants must undertake an online aptitude test in order to be considered for the next stage in the recruitment process.

Cumbria County Council will share some of the details you have included in your application form i.e. name; date of birth; home address; email address; telephone/mobile number and qualifications with its commissioned apprenticeship training providers for the purpose of the recruitment, training and management of the apprenticeship programme.

Please ensure before you apply that you will be able to attend the next stages of the recruitment process.

Interview Date: Planned to be held week commencing 16th November 2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Training Provider:           Gen 2

Further information is available on Cumbria County Council apprentices on our website: www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/apprenticeships

If you have any questions or you would like an informal discussion regarding the opportunity please email the apprentice team at [email protected] or phone on 01228 221400

APPRENTICESHIP DESCRIPTION

APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/associate-project-manager-v1-3

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