Level 4 – Associate Project Manager (APM)

Babcock Defence Systems Technology (DST) deliver industry leading engineering and technology services through the customer lifecycle from design and build through to in-service support to our Navy platforms whilst at sea.  Integral to our success has been our Project Management Office (PMO) which works across functions to deliver projects on time and within budget.

Overview

We are looking for ‘can-do’ people who are organised, enjoy planning activities and work well with a diverse range of people.  As part of our two year APM apprenticeship programme you will gain valuable work experience whilst earning a very competitive salary at the same time. Upon graduating the scheme successful apprentices will be assessed and considered for an APM role.

As an APM apprentice you will become an important part of our PMO team working on a diverse range of projects where your output can make a real difference. Your daily typical daily activities will include preparing planning schedules and activities for review, defining work packages, reconciling and analysing data into useful information, developing communication plans and producing reports on delivery, cost and quality.

During your apprenticeship you will be based in the Bristol area at either our Ashton House site or at Bristol Business Park in Filton and will work in the 4 main areas of the business in 6 month placements.

You will attend South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) one day per week where you will study towards your Project Foundation Qualification (PFQ) and Project Manager Qualification (PMQ). You will also be supported by a mentor and in your first year by a buddy who will be an APM/Project Assistant working within the business.

Entry Requirement

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher (or equivalent) with English and Maths at grade B/6 or higher and 3 A Levels in related subjects at grade B or above or an equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC at Merit or Distinction

Salary: £19,486

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