graduate scheme

Project Management Graduate Scheme

Job description

Are you a ‘one of a kind’ graduate keen to challenge the norm? Do you want to start your project management career with hands-on training leading to global Project Management assignment opportunities?

OneSubsea is part of Schlumberger, an international oilfield services company. Our services and products are one of the best and fastest on the market in getting oil and gas out of the ground. And, we have ambitious growth plans. Join our ‘One of a kind’ graduate scheme as we expand our Project Management team to provide support and expertise in the execution of projects across the globe. You could soon be using your project management expertise working with some of the world’s biggest oil production companies such as BP, ExxonMobil, Total and Shell.

Right from the start, our unique two-year Project Management Graduate Scheme will introduce you to the fascinating world of one of the most complex and innovative global industries.

You will be immersed in key project management processes using our specialist engineering products and methods. We will support and mentor you with an extensive training programme and there will be opportunities to gain accredited qualifications. After you have completed the programme your first role will be as a Project Manager, ready to take up your place within one of our teams of experts in locations across the globe.

Do you want an opportunity to manage a world-class project?

Your training
Your two-year ‘one of a kind‘ career journey starts at Leeds which has a reputation within the business as being a centre of excellence in Project Management. This will be followed by a short rotation to one of our UK production sites. From there, you will spend time working within Projects and other departments in Leeds to further develop your skills and knowledge. You will then spend the next six months at one of our manufacturing sites in Brazil, Malaysia, or the USA. You will learn more about our processes, products and manufacturing methods from the ground up. The final stage of the programme brings you back to Leeds before being assigned responsibility for one of our global projects. You will also follow a comprehensive training programme to compliment your experience in role.

In summary, the programme covers:

Stage 1
An introduction to the business, Project Management, Project Services, other departments such as Quality and Tendering, an operational plant and the production lifecycle

Stage 2:
Working alongside an experienced team member from the Projects or Planning team for approximately six months, as a Project Co-ordinator to co-ordinate tasks along with other departments to support the delivery of a project

Stage 3
You will work for six months in one of our manufacturing plants overseas to support the delivery of one of our $multi million projects.

Stage 4
You will return to Leeds and be assigned to a project to oversee a specific scope of work. This will involve working with internal and external customers, managing through to project launch. You will also have responsibility for the project budget and risk management.

Throughout the programme you will be supported by an experienced mentor and will gain a recognised Project Management qualification.

Your success will reward you with a career as an expert in this fascinating industry with a world leader in technological innovation.

Your package
We expect great things from our people, and we reward them generously. Their expertise of and strength are our most valuable assets and the source of our competitive advantage and continued success. We promote diversity, training, individual potential and family values. This is reflected in our ‘One of a kind’ benefits package:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • First class training and professional qualifications
  • A structured career path
  • Borderless career opportunities
  • 25 days’ annual holiday increasing to 27 days after five years
  • Flexible working hours
  • A variety of flexible benefit options that suit your circumstances and enhance your lifestyle
  • Company Incentive share scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Recently refurbished offices including on-site café, Costa coffee, free parking and an onsite gym (currently under construction)

What we are looking for

You must be a team player with drive, determination, energy and a clear focus on results. You will also need the following:

  • Be globally mobile
  • The desire to take on the opportunity to deliver $multi-million projects in a fast-paced, dynamic business
  • The right to work in the UK


A minimum 2:2 degree in a business-linked subject or mechanical engineering (or related field)

Accepted degree subjects

  • business and management studies
  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Plus benefits

How to apply

For an initial discussion, please call Rob Gill on 07971 223435 in confidence.

Proposed assessment centre dates: Wednesday 19, Thursday 20, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 June 2019

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 3 July 2019

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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