RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
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Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship (Level 4)

Job description

You will join a dynamic international environment with the team located in both Germany and the UK. The role will see you gain real, practical experience from an early stage, where you will take responsibility for a workstream within a larger programme or a small project of your own. These will be IT related projects and will mainly be application delivery focussed but could also have an element of IT infrastructure.

The role will see you gain responsibility from day one in a number of key areas including:

  • Applying an agile iterative project management approach while working with DevOps cross-functional teams
  • Managing the creation of project business cases to ensure projects are appropriately planned, requirements gathered & prioritised, and benefits identified
  • Developing project time and cost estimates for presentation in overall project business cases
  • Developing project budget ready for approval submission to a project sponsor
  • Understand and create appropriate project documentation in-line with the project life cycle
  • Management of the approved project budget
  • Managing project month-end governance and reporting activities, ensuring accurate forecasts and accruals
  • Ensuring risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions are documented in a RAID log, and proactively managed during the project lifecycle
  • Conduct and participate in project meetings and ensure actions, risks and issues are documented and circulated to attendees shortly after the meeting has taken place
  • Creating and maintaining a communication plan to manage stakeholders.

To apply, you’ll need

  • Enthusiasm and drive to complete your apprenticeship programme and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve a professional qualification
  • A passion and enthusiasm for Project Management
  • The desire to work as part of a collaborative team, with a curious approach challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Time management skills to effectively and efficiently multi-task around changing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle conflict situations
  • Ability to lead a small project team and ensure delegation of appropriate tasks
  • A rational and organised approach to work
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to ensure effective dialogue with customers, suppliers and partners
  • The ability to work well within a team and build a project team
  • Good IT skills and experience with MS Office
  • The ability to balance work, study and other life commitments (you will be provided with the appropriate support and study time to achieve this).
  • Four GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject , including maths and English
  • 120 UCAS tariff points or a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-levels, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate.
  • We may also consider applicants who have successfully completed a related Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, or those with non-standard qualifications, or a significant amount of relevant work-based or professional experience.
  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

Experience (if the learner can’t meet the qualification requirements)

Those working in the project management industry e.g. having 1 year plus of experience working in any junior project management or project coordinator position, 1 year plus work experience in any other profession or sector and able to demonstrate working towards Level 2 in Maths and English.

This role requires further study towards gaining professional qualifications, so we’re looking for you to have a proven track record in passing exams.

All entry requirements are subject to change but as accurate as possible at the time of advertising. Where details are not available from the provider currently, we refer you to the Standard.

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Please upload your CV and cover letter in English and as one document. Also, please include your recent GSCE and A-Level (or equivalent) grades.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 28 March 2023

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Closing date:  28 March 2023

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